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Old 02-22-2003, 12:31 PM   #1
Molly McPherson
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Question Metamucio or Citrucel

Which is better to take to keep myself regular. Metamucil or Citrucel. I purchased Citrucel because it said causes no excess gas but it gave me a lot of gas. Which one should I use?

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Old 04-05-2003, 10:36 PM   #2
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They both give you gas but Metalmucil more because of the sugar I am told. What you need to do is lower the dosage and increase it slowly, giving your body 3 weeks to get used to the increased fibre (the body develops the bacteria to deal with it, etc). Also, drink plenty of water (because you will have a problem if you don't). It helped me a lot.

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Old 04-05-2003, 11:08 PM   #3
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They both give you gas but Metamucil is supposed to give you more because of the sugar. It takes about 3 weeks to get used to the increased fiber. Start with low dosages and be patient.

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