Benefiber

Last Update May 2, 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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Benefiber
27,550 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
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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71,559 discussions
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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10,582 discussions
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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179,100 discussions
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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