Psyllium Husk vs Wheat Dextrin

Psyllium Husk
(OTC)
Wheat Dextrin
(OTC)
Psyllium Husk is a laxative.
Wheat Dextrin is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.4
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
19,727 Discussions
394 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for IBS
Psyllium Husk 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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for IBS
#2 for Constipation
Our data suggest that Wheat Dextrin is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Constipation.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Psy
Runny Nose
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
PVC's
1
Dizziness
1
Burps
1
Heart Disease
1
Diverticulitis
1
Migraines
1
Rash
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Whe
Ketosis
4
Stomach Problems
4
Cancer
3
Incontinence
3
Candida
3
Hives
3
Cystic Acne
3
Asthma
3
Joint Pain
1
After Taste
1
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Psyllium Husk
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Wheat Dextrin
Whe
Runny Nose
Psy
Whe
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Psy
Whe
1
0
PVC's
Psy
Whe
1
0
Dizziness
Psy
Whe
1
0
Burps
Psy
Whe
1
0
Heart Disease
Psy
Whe
1
0
Diverticulitis
Psy
Whe
1
0
Migraines
Psy
Whe
1
0
Rash
Psy
Whe
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Psy
Whe
1
0
Ketosis
Whe
Psy
4
0
Stomach Problems
Whe
Psy
4
0
Cancer
Whe
Psy
3
0
Incontinence
Whe
Psy
3
0
Candida
Whe
Psy
3
0
Hives
Whe
Psy
3
0
Cystic Acne
Whe
Psy
3
0
Asthma
Whe
Psy
3
0
Joint Pain
Whe
Psy
1
0
After Taste
Whe
Psy
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Psyllium Husk and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wheat Dextrin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Powder: 6 gram, 3 gram/3 gram, 2.6 gram/4.1 gram, 3.4 gram/5.4 gram, 4.3 gram/6 gram, 6 gram/6 gram
Capsule: 0.4 gram, 0.52 gram, 20 mg
Powder: 3 gram/3.5 gram, 3 gram/3.8 gram, 3 gram/4 gram
Tablet: 1 gram
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Psyllium Husk , Psyllium Seed
Wheat Dextrin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Psyllium Husk and Wheat Dextrin: 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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