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What to do for bloating while taking Metamucil?

Metamucil - does it accelerate acid reflux?

I suffer from GERD and sometimes when I take Metamucil I get acid reflux in my lower esophagus (near the sphincter valve). Is this common?

Is it normal to have rubber like jelly in the stool when taking Metamucil?

When I have a bowel movement my stool is made up of a substance that resembles tough rubberized jelly. It is sometimes difficult to pass this. It seems as though once it gets into my stomach it becomes a jelly like substance and my stomach does not digest this.

Can you take ranitidine and metamucil capsules at same time?

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

Do you have to wait 2 hours between taking Metamucil and taking Tylenol, or is the 2 hour wait time?

Does the 2 hour wait time apply to prescriptions only or other oral medications like Tylenol?

I take Metamucil twice a day and have been having 24/7 gas issues, ie major farts. is this normal?

... and or how can I stop the gas issues. I have tried gas pills with no luck, HELP

Is Metamucil the cause: Nausea, Gas, Appetite Issues?

Ive been feeling weird lately. My appetite has increased a lot these past week Im hungry all the time and I cant seem to be full or Its like I get nausea immediately.. Its like i'm blurry and not myself, I cant find a way to explain it but i just feel wierd. I dont know if this has something... read more

Cholestyramine - Alternative to cholestrymine for diahrea after removal of gall bladder?

I have been taking cholestrymine for several years after removal of my gall bladder along with metamucil. Is there an alternative such as a pill?

Metamucil - Top Care Sugar Free Fiber powder reaction?

My cholesterol is a little high and I was sometimes getting diarrhea after lunch if I ate a piece of fudge for dessert so I decided to start taking Top Care Sugar Free Fiber Powder. Three days in taking 1 tsp twice daily, my bowel movements started growing and the third day I had a large one twice.... read more

Is it still safe to consume psyllium fiber/husks (C-Lium fiber) that expired a year ago? Thanks?

Hello. I was going through my medicine cabinet and chanced upon a bottle of C-lium Fiber (psyllium fiber/husks - much like Metamucil) that states expiry date as January 2009. I feel bad that I've forgotten about it for the past year and I really don't want to throw it away if it's... read more

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