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Wheat Dextrin

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Taken for: Constipation, IBS*
Other names: Benefiber
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
Dextrins are a group of low-molecular-weight carbohydrates produced by the hydrolysis of starch or glycogen. Dextrins are mixtures of ...
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We found 309 discussions
is made of wheat dextrin. is there any fiber supplement...
" ...my constipation problem, but benefiber powder is made of wheat dextrin. is there any fiber suppleme... "

other than wheat dextrin ones that cause gas (I smell...
" ...clinic and my constipation is because ...(cant drive coz I can't change the gears) and the entocort isn't really working. So what I'm ...supplements other than wheat dextrin ones that cause g... "

candida diet? benefiber has wheat dextrin in it. Don't know...
" ...candida diet? benefiber has wheat dextrin in it. Don't know ...was doing the candida diet for almost 2 weeks before i noticed that the metamucil i was taking ...one of my symptoms is constipa... "

including wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I...
" ...wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I can't find any information on whether either of these is permitted under the diet. I'm worried that I will see a quick return of diarrhea without at least one... "

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forum.birth.com.au
is just Wheat Dextrin, it doens't mention children...
" ...is just Wheat Dextrin, it doens't mention children under 12 on the packet but I give it to DD as she has suffered from chronic constipation her whole life... "

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www.helpforibs.com
Benefiber to wheat dextrin and in Canada they changed...
" ...US they changed Benefiber to wheat dextrin and in Canada they changed ...known to cause gas. Wheat dextrin has been shown to... "

Post from
www.prohealth.com
and is not wheat dextrin, but for me personally...
" ...Citrucel capsules and the fiber is Methyl cellulose (or methylcellulose) and is not wheat dextrin, but for me personally it was not effective (it can be used for... "

Post from
www.helpforibs.com
It does have the wheat dextrin, which has no gluten...
" ...have the wheat dextrin, which has no gluten (sp?) in it. I like it better then the ingredient they used to have - just taste, texture, etc. but I didn't take it properly to have helped my IBS... "

Post from
www.celiac.com
free if it has wheat dextrin. Any takers on this...
" ...Hi Gang. I was taking a look at Benefiber the other day and ...and I began to feel bloated. Another ingredient is \"Wheat ...be gluten free if it has wheat dextrin. Any takers on th... "

Post from
www.celiac.com
says: \"Ingredients: Wheat dextrin\" but then under that it...
" ...gluten free we always gave him Benefiber for his constipation. I ran out of ...fiber bears and I have Benefiber in the house. It says: \"Ingredients: Wheat dextrin\" but then under that it... "

Patient concerns with Wheat Dextrin

We found 309 discussions
is made of wheat dextrin. is there any fiber supplement...
" ...my constipation problem, but benefiber powder is made of wheat dextrin. is there any fiber suppleme... "

other than wheat dextrin ones that cause gas (I smell...
" ...clinic and my constipation is because ...(cant drive coz I can't change the gears) and the entocort isn't really working. So what I'm ...supplements other than wheat dextrin ones that cause g... "

candida diet? benefiber has wheat dextrin in it. Don't know...
" ...candida diet? benefiber has wheat dextrin in it. Don't know ...was doing the candida diet for almost 2 weeks before i noticed that the metamucil i was taking ...one of my symptoms is constipa... "

including wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I...
" ...wheat dextrin and psyllium husk. But I can't find any information on whether either of these is permitted under the diet. I'm worried that I will see a quick return of diarrhea without at least one... "

Post from
forum.birth.com.au
is just Wheat Dextrin, it doens't mention children...
" ...is just Wheat Dextrin, it doens't mention children under 12 on the packet but I give it to DD as she has suffered from chronic constipation her whole life... "

Post from
www.helpforibs.com
Benefiber to wheat dextrin and in Canada they changed...
" ...US they changed Benefiber to wheat dextrin and in Canada they changed ...known to cause gas. Wheat dextrin has been shown to... "

Post from
www.prohealth.com
and is not wheat dextrin, but for me personally...
" ...Citrucel capsules and the fiber is Methyl cellulose (or methylcellulose) and is not wheat dextrin, but for me personally it was not effective (it can be used for... "

Post from
www.helpforibs.com
It does have the wheat dextrin, which has no gluten...
" ...have the wheat dextrin, which has no gluten (sp?) in it. I like it better then the ingredient they used to have - just taste, texture, etc. but I didn't take it properly to have helped my IBS... "

Post from
www.celiac.com
free if it has wheat dextrin. Any takers on this...
" ...Hi Gang. I was taking a look at Benefiber the other day and ...and I began to feel bloated. Another ingredient is \"Wheat ...be gluten free if it has wheat dextrin. Any takers on th... "

Post from
www.celiac.com
says: \"Ingredients: Wheat dextrin\" but then under that it...
" ...gluten free we always gave him Benefiber for his constipation. I ran out of ...fiber bears and I have Benefiber in the house. It says: \"Ingredients: Wheat dextrin\" but then under that it... "

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