What is a Metamucil?
Metamucil is a fiber supplement.
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What is the best way to take Metamucil?
Mix in a full glass of water or other liquid (8 ounces/240 milliliters), stir completely, and drink right away.
You may add more liquid to the mixture if it becomes too thick. When preparing the medication, be careful not to breathe in the powder since it may rarely cause an allergic reaction.
How quickly does Metamucil work?
The active ingredient, psyllium husk, is a soluble viscous fiber that absorbs and holds moisture. This causes the psyllium to swell,
supplying the necessary bulk to help form an easily eliminated stool. Metamucil will not cause immediate evacuation but generally produces an effect in 12 to 72 hours.
What happens to your body when you take Metamucil?
It increases the bulk in your stool, an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines. It also works by increasing the amount of water in the stool, making the stool softer and easier to pass.
Psyllium, one type of bulk-forming laxative, has also been used along with a proper diet to treat high cholesterol.