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A 28-year-old female asked:

How long is metamucil ok to use. currently, it's the only thing that helps produces a soft, bm. thought about trying align. any thoughts?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Metamucil: Metamucil is essentially a fiber supplement to your diet, and it is safe to use it on a regular basis for the long-term. In fact, it is probably good for you to do so. Eating foods that are higher in fiber is a good idea also. If you increase your fiber intake, you should also increase your fluid intake. Good luck.

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