Benefiber

Last Update May 27, 2016
Benefiber is a laxative.
Uses: Benefiber is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition. Read More
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Benefiber for treating IBS

Our data suggest that Benefiber is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition.

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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Probiotic
180,533 discussions
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Other names: Acidophilus, Culturelle, lactobacillus acidophilus, Florajen, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Imodium
110,383 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Ulcerative Colitis, Stomach Cramps
Other names: Loperamide, Anti Diarrhea, Anti Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Lopex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Fibercon
5,334 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea*
Other names: Equalactin, Calcium Polycarbophil, Fiber Laxative, Mitrolan, Perdiem
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Wheat Dextrin
394 discussions
Taken for: IBS*, Constipation
Other names: Benefiber, Benefiber (wheat dextrin), Best Fiber, Natural Fiber, Natural Fiber Therapy
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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IBS medications
Benefiber
27,614 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*
Other names: Wheat Dextrin, Natural Fiber, Best Fiber, Benefiber (wheat dextrin), Children's Benefiber
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.4
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Miralax
98,589 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, Colonoscopy, Cramping, Bloating, IBS
Other names: Glycolax, PEG 3350, Clearlax, Smoothlax, Purelax
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.0
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Metamucil
71,752 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea, Bloating, Ulcerative Colitis*
Other names: Psyllium, Fiber Supplement, Laxative, Psyllium Husk, Konsyl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.2
Satisfaction
3.2
Helpfulness
Citrucel
10,594 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*
Other names: Soluble Fiber, Fiber Therapy, Fiber Laxative, Citrucel Sugar Free, Soluble Fiber Therapy
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.6
Satisfaction
2.5
Helpfulness
Soluble Fiber
19,517 discussions
Taken for: IBS*, Constipation
Other names: Citrucel, Fiber 6, Fiber Therapy, Fiber Laxative, Soluble Fiber Therapy
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
5.0
Satisfaction
5.0
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Psyllium
18,813 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Ulcerative Colitis*
Other names: Metamucil, Psyllium Husk, Laxative, Fiber Supplement, Konsyl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
3.1
Helpfulness
Probiotic
180,533 discussions
Taken for: IBS*, Diarrhea, Candida*, Constipation*, Yeast Infection*
Other names: Acidophilus, Culturelle, lactobacillus acidophilus, Florajen, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.7
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Imodium
110,383 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Ulcerative Colitis, Stomach Cramps
Other names: Loperamide, Anti Diarrhea, Anti Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Lopex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
2.2
Helpfulness
Fibercon
5,334 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea*
Other names: Equalactin, Calcium Polycarbophil, Fiber Laxative, Mitrolan, Perdiem
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.5
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Wheat Dextrin
394 discussions
Taken for: IBS*, Constipation
Other names: Benefiber, Benefiber (wheat dextrin), Best Fiber, Natural Fiber, Natural Fiber Therapy
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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