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A 36-year-old female asked:

Dr said to take colase... i don't have any... can i use metamucil? will it do the same thing?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Colace or Metamucil.: Same goal by different mechanism. Both taken daily as opposed to “as needed”. Metamucil is certainly worth a try if you don’t have any Colace.

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