A 56-year-old female asked:
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i have diverticulitis and recovering from a bout of it. i finished my antibiotics a week ago. can i start using citrucel daily? and how much?

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Dr. Guy Farmer
29 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Take the recommended dosage at bedtime. You should be ok
Answered on Apr 1, 2015
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Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
NO problem to take
Mar 28, 2015

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