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... I don't know how you drink that much water daily. The importantant thing is to drink enough when you take Metamucil because if you don't it will constipate you. ... (10 replies)
... but the GI doctor said I could also take it indefinately and yes it works as a stool softener for me instead of a laxative and I also take the low dosage. Hope I can stay on it, since it works for me. My mom uses metamucil and it works well for her. ... (11 replies)
Sep 7, 2003
... I decided to add metamucil to my BM cocktail. ... (996 replies)

Metamucil question
Nov 25, 2001
... With Metamucil you are better srarting off low and working your way up to your ideal dose. Give your body a chance to adapt to the fiber you are providing for it. Drink lots of water with Metamucil because Metamucil can constipate you if not enough water is taken with it. ... (5 replies)
Bowel Problems
Nov 15, 2012
... times a day to help soften the stool. Just make sure you drink at least 1 8oz. glass of water after you take it or it will constipate you even more if you're already. ... (1 replies)
... It sounds like you might have irritable bowels syndrome with constipation predominance. ... (2 replies)
... The reason you got constipated with the increase of fiber is because you didn't drink enough water. ... (4 replies)
... Drink 64 oz. a day of water because that does help the stool to stay soft and formed. Metamucil and Citrucell work the best when you drink 8 oz. ... (5 replies)
... Yeah I was on ibuprofen I know that can constipate you also , I only took 3 800 mg tablets for my tooth.I guess it could be a combination of things.... ... (5 replies)
... That Thursday Fev 2 I had to have a wisdom tooth pulled and was put on antibiotics for 8 I know a colonoscopy can constipate you and I know antibiotics can anyway after the tooth was pulled I only ate soup and yogurt for about 5 days. ... (5 replies)
... i can only see one at a time on my insurance. If it gets too much, i could just get referred on the NHS. ... (21 replies)
... I would recommend trying to get a referral for a doctor who specializes in colon and rectal problems and knows how the nerves work in the area to see if maybe you have nerve damage.I wouldn't take pain medications for this pain because they can constipate you.Maybe the lactulose is too strong for you. ... (21 replies)
... Are you drinking at least 64 oz. a day of water with the increase of fiber and taking Miralax ? ... (14 replies)
... I hope you are doing well. I had my surgery a year ago and I might can offer some tips. Try to get off the strong pain meds as fast as you can because they can constipate you. ... (3 replies)
... I have given up the lomotil. It gave me grinding headaches though it did help with the leakage. Now I'm continuing eith the Align and metamucil wafer and it actually seems to be helping. I'm going to start Questran this weekend to see if it firms things up. ... (56 replies)
Diarrhea PAIN!!
Dec 28, 2009
... so many things can cause issues with your bowels. ... (1 replies)
... ing everyone for their comments. My original intent for this thread was to gain input from individuals who have went through this battle and won it. As many of you know I have battled with my problem for about five years now. ... (73 replies)
... s that I was provided and they really helped. The downside is that they can constipate you. ... (36 replies)
... Hang in there! My own butterflies feel like the size of 747's circling my stomach. I will think about you for the rest of the weekend and on Monday. ... (23 replies)
... Take a stool softener such as Metamucil or Citrucel for a few days prior and after the procedure. ... (131 replies)

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