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... Sorry to hear about your troubles. The tablets don't work...Not for what you need anyway. Someone on high levels of meds, needs the fiber like Metamucil that you mix with water. The tablets may works for someone not on meds, but the overall fiber content in those tabs is very small. ... (11 replies)
... Does anyone know if the Metamucil chewable fiber tablets help the same as the kind that you mix in with water? ... (11 replies)
Constipation Help!
Jul 13, 2009
... I feel obligated to pass along what I've learned because the long term use of the product is very negative. Probably is fine in the short run, but a chemical like antifreeze in your body every day, can't be good. I think it's fine. In fact, any fiber supplement if good...Use whatever fiber supplement makes you the most comfortable and is the most pleasant tasting. ... (29 replies)

Constipation Help!
Jul 10, 2009
... I know a lot of people recommend Mirlax, but for me, Metamucil is the best. ... (29 replies)
... oxyir pills in a day. I know this isn't a fun topic but I'm having terrible constipation problems. I also have crohn's disease so I have to be very careful with my bowel. ... (7 replies)
... I am on about 180mg a day of morph long acting, and ibuprofen along with nerve pills that help the morph work. I was in a very bad car wreck and am left with a long term body wide pain. ... (17 replies)
... Also while on it, I had to increase my flexeril medication. We are now working to find something that works that will help with the gut issues. I have a gastro consult to be sure that something is not going on there as well. Sheesh, does it ever end! ... (4 replies)
Stomach problems??
Dec 23, 2009
... Like most narcotic pain meds I know constipation is very commen and in some stomach problems. Now I do have constipation in which I take metamucil 3 times a day and senakot 3 tabs at bedtime and it does help some what. ... (0 replies)
... Sounds like you're getting the full effects of SA meds....The "ups and downs"...Probably more "downs" due to the fact that they don't last that long. Your BPL spikes and then drops at a 45 degree angle....Very fast. It's one big roller coaster. What you report about Avinza was due to the LA release and stable BPL. I understand why you were so sedated....LA morphine... (6 replies)
... hen Ex explained it all to me and I realised that I hadn't taken enough for it to work. Most people need about 2 tablespoons best taken after dinner. It really does push things through and I could not live without it. I had terrible problems with consitipation that started long before I was on pain meds. ... (8 replies)
... Start with 1 heaping tablespoon of fiber in about 6 ozs of water. Drink it quick so it does not thicken up too much. It tastes like pulp OJ or thick Gatorade. ... (11 replies)




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