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Anyone use Metamucil Clear and Natural for a child with constipation?

Just wondering if it caused them to get a stomach ache? The one I am referring to is made with Inulin Fiber. Not sure if that makes much of a difference but wondering if anyone else has experienced this.

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cutie222

Asked by cutie222 at 12:59 AM on Jun. 10, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • NO!!!! Metamucil helps to build bulk and is never to be used for constipation! Use the "P" diet! Peaches Pears and Prunes. Whether fresh, in juice or a fruit cup. This will naturally make them go!
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 2:59 AM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • yeah i would go for the fruit
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 9:52 PM on Jun. 10, 2011

  • My son has bowel issues and his dr prescribed him Miralax and then Lactulose for it. Before he had the prescriptions I'd give him pedialax and it worked well.
    Jenniy

    Answer by Jenniy at 7:52 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

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