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A 42-year-old female asked:

i take linzess for ibs with constipation the meds dont work everyday mostly loose stool what kind of fiber can i take with linzess? theres3 diff ones insoulable soulable or dietary???

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Psyllium: Soluble fiber such as ispaghula, calcium polycarbophil, or Psyllium, which is found in Metamucil, have been shown to reduce universal symptoms in IBS. Metamucil does contain other added ingredients, so it may be best to take psyllium in a more natural form. (available at a natural food store) Oats/oat bran may be effective for those with IBS-C. Psyllium does not interfere with Linzess.

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