3 patient evaluations for Citrucel

May 14, 2010 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My bowel issues got better, and I found Citrucel unnecessary
Side effects: flatulence

Dec 29, 2009 (Started Apr 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Citrucel thickens my stools. They were so loose, frequent, and messy. Now with oatmeal every morning and Citrucel every evening, they are firm and regular again.
Side effects: flatulence

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2010 (Started Feb 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irregularity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 g/19 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 29, 2009 (Started Jun 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: make sure you drink a lot of fluids if you are taking the pill vs the powder because it won't help if you don't follow those directions
Cost: < $25 monthly

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