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Benefiber Safety Information and Side Effects

Benefiber Safety Information

Off Label Use ( 142 reports)    ➢ More

Nephrolithiasis, Therapeutic Response Unexpected, Off Label Use

This case suggests a potential Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin Off Label Use side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 52-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): constipation and used Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (dosage: 1 Tsp, Qd) starting 201305. Soon after starting Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Therapeutic Response Unexpected
  • Off Label Use
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Off Label Use, may still occur.

Therapeutic Response Unexpected ( 62 reports)    ➢ More

Skin Cancer, Therapeutic Response Unexpected

Adverse event was reported on Oct 10, 2013 by a male taking Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (Dosage: Unk, Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 84 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Benefiber side effects: skin cancer, therapeutic response unexpected.

Incorrect Dose Administered ( 55 reports)    ➢ More

Vision Blurred, Condition Aggravated, Incorrect Dose Administered

This Incorrect Dose Administered problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 86-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nutritional supplementation.On 2013 a consumer started treatment with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (dosage: 2 To 4 Tablespoons A Day). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Lamisil (Unk, Unk)
  • Vitamin D
  • Minerals Nos
  • When commencing Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Vision Blurred
    • Condition Aggravated
    • Incorrect Dose Administered
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Incorrect Dose Administered, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Diarrhoea ( 43 reports)    ➢ More

    Intestinal Obstruction, Abdominal Discomfort, Diarrhoea, Malaise, Therapeutic Response Unexpected, Off Label Use, Incorrect Dose Administered

    A case of a 72-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: constipation prophylaxis and was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (dosage: 1 Lid Full, Bid) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Abdominal Discomfort
    • Diarrhoea
    • Malaise
    • Therapeutic Response Unexpected
    • Off Label Use
    • Incorrect Dose Administered
    This opens a possibility that Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin could cause Diarrhoea and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Constipation ( 37 reports)    ➢ More

    Asthma, Swelling, Constipation, Pain, Faeces Hard

    on Oct 10, 2013 a Female from US , 63 years of age, was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Benefiber side effects: asthma, swelling, constipation, pain, faeces hard. Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin dosage: 2 Tsp, Bid.

    Common Benefiber Side Effects

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    Off Label Use (146)
    Therapeutic Response Unexpected (62)
    Incorrect Dose Administered (59)
    Diarrhoea (47)
    Constipation (42)
    Overdose (35)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (33)
    Flatulence (31)
    Diverticulitis (28)
    Nausea (26)
    Underdose (23)
    Abdominal Distension (23)
    Malaise (23)
    Pain (23)
    Weight Decreased (19)
    Condition Aggravated (18)
    Abdominal Pain (18)
    Vomiting (18)
    Dizziness (16)
    Blood Glucose Increased (16)
    Hypertension (14)
    Dehydration (13)
    Headache (13)
    Frequent Bowel Movements (12)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (11)
    Abdominal Discomfort (11)
    Pruritus (11)
    Diverticulum (11)
    Haematochezia (11)
    Feeling Abnormal (11)
    Fall (10)
    Dyspnoea (10)
    Blood Pressure Increased (9)
    Intestinal Obstruction (9)
    Insomnia (9)
    Muscle Spasms (8)
    Hypersensitivity (8)
    Decreased Appetite (8)
    Depression (8)
    Anxiety (7)
    Atrial Fibrillation (7)
    Urticaria (7)
    Hyperhidrosis (7)
    Diabetes Mellitus (7)
    Colitis (7)
    Asthenia (6)
    Back Pain (6)
    Concomitant Disease Aggravated (6)
    Burning Sensation (6)
    Blood Cholesterol Increased (6)

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