Gas X vs Psyllium

Gas X
(OTC)
Psyllium
(OTC)
Gas X is a gastrointestinal medication.
Psyllium is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.3
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.2
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
56,640 Discussions
18,799 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Bloating
#2 for Gas Pain
#3 for Burps
#4 for Constipation
#5 for Swelling
#6 for IBS
#7 for Diarrhea
#8 for Farting
Gas X is approved for Gastrointestinal Gas and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for IBS
Psyllium 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.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gas
Weight Gain
2
Dizziness
1
Blood Clots
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Addiction
1
Gallbladder Problems
1
Trauma
1
Menstrual Cramps
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Shaking
1
Psy
Dizziness
1
Gallstones
1
Rash
1
Heart Disease
1
Gastritis
1
Trouble Swallowing
1
Cough
1
Arthritis
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Shortness of Breath
1
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Gas X
Gas
Psyllium
Psy
Weight Gain
Gas
Psy
2
0
Dizziness
Gas
Psy
1
1
Blood Clots
Gas
Psy
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Gas
Psy
1
0
Addiction
Gas
Psy
1
0
Gallbladder Problems
Gas
Psy
1
0
Trauma
Gas
Psy
1
0
Menstrual Cramps
Gas
Psy
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Gas
Psy
1
1
Shaking
Gas
Psy
1
0
Dizziness
Psy
Gas
1
1
Gallstones
Psy
Gas
1
0
Rash
Psy
Gas
1
0
Heart Disease
Psy
Gas
1
0
Gastritis
Psy
Gas
1
0
Trouble Swallowing
Psy
Gas
1
0
Cough
Psy
Gas
1
0
Arthritis
Psy
Gas
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Psy
Gas
1
1
Shortness of Breath
Psy
Gas
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gas X and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Psyllium and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 125 mg, 166 mg
Tablet: 80 mg, 125 mg
Strip: 62.5 mg
Suspension: 50 mg/5 mL
Powder: , 28%, 30%, 33%, 47%, 48.57%, 49%, 50%, 58.6%, 65%, 68%, 92%, 95%, 97%, 3.4 gram/5.8 gram
Packet: , 50%, 58.6%, 95%
Granules: 4.03 g/5 mL, 2.5 gram/5 mL
Capsule: 500 mg
Wafer: 1.7 g
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Simethicone
Psyllium Seed/Sucrose, Psyllium Seed
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gas X and Psyllium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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