Polycarbophil

Last Update February 3, 2016
Taken for: IBS, Constipation
Polycarbophil calcium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a pharmaceutical drug used as a stool stabilizer. Chemically, it is a syn...
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Positive 3 "...normal bowel movements. \"In the diarrhea stage of IBS, Equalactin absorbs water and gives the stool bulk and substance, leading to normal bowel movements. In the constipation stage, Equalactin... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 1 "Fibercon and Equalactin information. http://www.gicare.com/pated/polycarbophil.htm This is not really working on the underlying disorder, more a matinence supplement. I would read this... "Read more negative discussions
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| seanathair
I have a lot of gas all day long .it doesn't matter what I eat . I am eating some Kale and spinach and fruit in most of my diet and no sugar other than fruit or natural but even when I did eat any food anytime I still always had a lot of Gas all day long , I had a Colonoscopy last year and the doctor never mention any problems except a polyp which was removed . I am 70 years old and I weigh 172 and 5 '10 " tall . Any Ideas besides IBS ?

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tell me years ago to take polycarbophil for my IBS. I still...
| www.lowcarbfriends.com
" ...me years ago to take polycarbophil for my IBS. I still take one twice a day. It doesn't cause gas like psyllium and... "

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g equivalent To 500 mg polycarbophil. I have no idea what t...
| forum.lowcarber.org
" ...I have a big problem with constipation on this diet and have tried the Psyllium ...and pilll form. I took a couple of FiberCon the other day and ...mg equivalent To 500 mg polycarbophil. I have no idea what... "

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methylcellulose Fibercon uses Polycarbophil. Neither is fer...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" Citrucel uses methylcellulose Fibercon uses Polycarbophil. Neither is fermented by bacteria to make gas. Some people may find that one works better than the other, but I don't think that... "

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polycarbophil for is the polycarbophil. The Calcium, I...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" The part that you take calcium polycarbophil for is the polycarbophil. The Calcium, I think, is what they use to precipitate the soluble fiber so they can make a pill out of it. Calcium is a... "

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ok (polycarbophil), methylcellulose (citrucel and others...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...3 main types. The fibercon that you took (polycarbophil), methylcellulose (citrucel and others) and psyllium (Metamucil and others). People vary and some like one more than others. K. -----------... "

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with me. I think maybe I should try the polycarbophil if it...
| www.healingwell.com
" I use the Metamucil. It has been a ...and C with me. I think maybe I should try the polycarbophil if it will... "

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equivalent to 500 mg of polycarbophil I am not on any SFS...
| www.helpforibs.com
" ...equivalent to 500 mg of polycarbophil I am not on any ...SFS now because I was on Metamucil and had to stop it, made me more gassy and bloated which are both huge... "

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e polycarbophil part is a non-fermentable soluble fi...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" Calcium polycarbophil. The polycarbophil part is a non-fermentable soluble ...fiber. I believe the Calcium is to make it a precipitatable non-fementable ...and what worked for me in greatly easing my IBS:... "

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ctive ingredient is polycarbophil which help form \"bulk\" (...
| www.ic-network.com
" ...FiberCon does NOT have psyllium...as I can't tolerate it either. And I'm taking FiberCon without any problems. It's active ingredient is polycarbophil which help form \"bulk\" (which BTW is not a... "

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What does Polycarbophil treat?
How do I obtain Polycarbophil?
Over the counter (no prescription needed)
How do I take Polycarbophil?
Vaginal Gel
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