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A trademark for a therapeutic preparation containing psyllium.
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Fiber supplements containing psyllium, such as Metamucil, may increase colon gas.
It also provides P&G with strong health care commercial and supply capabilities, deep technical mastery and proven consumer health care leadership that will complement P&G's existing consumer Health Care capabilities and brands such as Vicks, Metamucil, Pepto-Bismol, Crest and Oral-B.
"The Macy's Day Parade coverage just referred to The Goo Goo Dolls as a "classic rock band" and a Metamucil appeared in my hand," another tweeted.
We report a rare case of an intestinal obstruction secondary to ingestion of Metamucil (a psyllium-based bulk-forming laxative).
Here are just a few I would watch: Walker Race (over 70), Lil Rascal Scooter Marathon (for seniors of all ages), Broken Hip Mall Walker Race, and finally the Metamucil Chugging Contest.
Other major brand owners include GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Canada (Tums, Eno, Maalox, Gas-X, Ex-Lax, Prodiem, The Procter & Gamble Co (Metamucil), Purdue-Frederick (Senokot), Prestige Brands (Gaviscon and Beano), Bayer (RestoraLAX and Alka-Seltzer), as well as Shoppers Drug Marts Life brand; each holding a value share of 5-10% in 2015.
With 3 grams of prebiotic fiber per serving, it has as much fiber as leading dietary fiber supplements like Metamucil and Benefiber.
Acuin, who spoke at the launch of Metamucil, the psyllium-based fiber supplement from Procter and Gamble, said that fiber is a form of carbohydrate that the body does not digest.
Fruit, vegetables, and whole grains are good sources, and your doctor also may recommend an over-the-counter fiber supplement, such as Metamucil. It's also important to drink enough fluids, which aid in keeping stools soft and easy to pass.
Two leading brands in this category accounted for a 40% value share in 2014, Metamucil from Procter & Gamble de Mexico, which implemented a mass media marketing campaign during the year to boost the brand and the category, and Senokot from Novartis Farmaceutica.
Your doctor also may recommend an over-the-counter fiber supplement such as Metamucil, to help prevent the complications that concern you.
Fruit, vegetables and whole grains are good sources of fiber, and your doctor also may recommend an over-the-counter fiber supplement such as Metamucil.