Is it safe for me to take Metamucil daily for the fiber - not as a laxitive?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

1 Sep 2009

This from: http://www.metamucil.com/faq.php#6
"... Is it OK to use Metamucil every day?
As a dietary fiber supplement:
Metamucil can be taken every day as a dietary fiber supplement. If you are considering use of Metamucil as part of a cholesterol-lowering program, please consult a doctor before using.
As a fiber laxative:
Metamucil is indicated for treating occasional constipation. Constipation persisting beyond seven days may be a sign of a more serious condition. We recommend you discuss with your doctor the use of Metamucil as a fiber laxative on a long-term basis."

In answer to your question, yes it is ok to take Metamucil as a daily fiber supplement.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Please confirm that metamucil has aluminum in the formula?

I do use Nature Sunshine fiber called Nature's Three. Love the product.

0 answers 23 May 2011

I have high cholesterol, high BP and heart disease runs in my family. I've read that psyllium husk?

(Metamucil) can help lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart disease and keep the colon healthy. However-- I have never had digestive or ...

1 answer 4 Aug 2011

Would Lomotil be an effective medication?

I am 65-years of age. Three years ago I had my entire colon removed due to UC. I do not wear an ostomy, as they reconstructed my small intestine into ...

1 answer 4 Mar 2013

Can you take ranitidine and metamucil capsules at same time?

will taking ranitidine and fiber capsules (metamucil) lessen their effect?

3 answers 12 Mar 2013

Can metamucil be given while also on cholestyramine daily with a feeding tube?

Currently having extreme bouts of very loose stools and diarrhea.

1 answer 28 Jul 2014