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Is Metamucil helpful or harmful to take when having a flareup with ulcerative colitis?

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16 Aug 2009

It may be helpful - if you have diarrhea, adding bulk to your diet (by taking fiber supplements such as Metamucil) can thicken the stool and regulate bowel movements.

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