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is citrucel acid or alkaline?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Citrucel: Citrucel, an over-the-counter laxative consisting mostly of methyl cellulose, in suspension has a pH of approximately 4, making it acidic.
Answered on May 31, 2015

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