At a Glance: Promote bowel regularity and prevent constipation with the use of Metamucil. Recommend taking 2 caps by mouth daily then increasing slowly to 5 caps by mouth for regularity. May be divided into 4 doses daily.
Details:Chemotherapy and some medications for pain related to cancer treatment and surgery increase your risk of constipation. Sometimes, chemotherapy and abdominal radiation can cause nausea, and these treatments can cause digestion issues. This product is a dietary fiber powder supplement that can support your digestive system. Please avoid if history of prior abdominal surgery. When taking this medication make sure you stay hydrated.
Note: We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice. Dosing based on individuals 12 years and older.