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Metamucil - does it accelerate acid reflux?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 7, 2020.

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?

Official Answer


Yes, you may experience symptoms of acid reflux/heartburn or bloating while using Metamucil.

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