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Psyllium (Metamucil®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Psyllium (Metamucil®) for Canines and Felines

Psyllium is a bulk-forming laxative, commonly known by the brand name Metamucil® as well as many other genetic names, used to treat sand colic in horses, profuse watery diarrhea in cats and dogs, and other gastrointestinal disturbances.

Brand Names and Other Names of Psyllium

Uses of Psyllium for Dogs and Cats

Psyllium is used in both dogs and cats to treat a variety of gastrointestinal problems, including:

Precautions and Side Effects

Drug Interactions with Psyllium

How Psyllium is Supplied

Dosing Information of Psyllium for Dogs and Cats

Dosage varies based on the pet and situation. Consult your veterinarian to get the proper dosage for your pet.