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It's possible: It can happen when one is not properly hydrated or with the use of certain meds. ...Read more
Yes: Both are safe , but make sure your OB knows everything you are taking and any ?S about safety of any meds should be directed to your ob. ...Read more
Water soluble fiber: Both benefiber and citrucel are water-soluble fibers that are equally well tolerated and effective. Choose your favorite based on price, tolerance, taste, availability, and/or your doctor's preference (if he has one ask him why). Read also some great healthtap responses on the overall benefits of fiber supplementation. ...Read more
Should i increase the dose of citrucel to twice a day for constipation? Winding myself out of merilax and want to stay regular.
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?
Yes: Take the recommended dosage at bedtime. You should be ok ...Read more
What'd U want it 2do: Fiber, of both water soluble and water insoluble variety, provides health benefits. Fiber accelerates how quickly food transits through the gut. Fiber adds bulk to stool and improves bowel regularity. Fiber can be used as an adjunct to weight loss by filling you up without excess calories, and in so doing restricting fat intake. But too much fiber can make you gassy and increase stool volume. ...Read more