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Is It Safe To Take Citrucel While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
What causes intestinal bloating? Looks like I am pregnant. Could lose 10lbs, but not really overweight. More fiber? Metamucil or citrucel?
Healthy diet: Try eating a healthy diet before resorting to medication. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean meat, and plenty of water. Stay away from all sweets, processed food, soft drinks, and fast food. After several days your digestive system should straighten out. If not check with your physician. ...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
I'm currently taking xarelto and am curious if it's ok to to take citrucel powder. Also is it safe to take citrucel everyday to help with regularity?
Indefinately: Cirtucel is harmless and can be taken with out concern. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 2 caplets of citrucel everyday on a regimented basis? Does it matter that its advertised as a laxative?
Yes: Make sure you take them with plenty of water! ...Read more
I have IBS. Is it safe to take methylcellulose everyday? If not, can you recommend a daily fiber supplement that is safe for chronic use?
It is safe: It is safe to take methylcellulose for symptom management of IBS; fiber, of which methylcellulose is one kind, is generally effective for IBS symptoms. Another effective fiber supplement for IBS symptoms is psyllium. If you plan on taking any of these long-term (> 1 week -- and it sounds like you do!), keep your doctor in the loop and mention that you’re taking them the next time you see him/her. ...Read more
Once: Usually once a day is sufficient. Like a lot of things it depends and you may have to titrate what is needed for your system. ...Read more
Which probiotics are good to take after a bout of diverticulitis? I'm also taking citrucel everyday. I bought colon health from bayer (aspirin).
Best: Probiotics that I use regularly with my patients are Florastor or align both over the counter and available virtually everywhere. ...Read more
Can I take a fiber supplement such as citrucel everyday. This is the only one that suits me and have IBS with chronic constipation?
Tobramycin and carbon-methylcellulose sodium lubricant are already given by the doctor for my red eyes. How long wil it take for this to be cured?
Sorry we don't track: ...you're answers! HealthTap providers offer general responses to questions, not necessarily address individual concerns. If you prefer, you can have a private dialogue with a physician through HealthTap Prime. That being said, what was the first product you used that you found unsatisfactory, and what condition/symptoms are you trying to treat here? ...Read more
None.: It is not absorbed, and hence the liver never sees it. In and out the colon. ...Read more