Benefiber Blood Pressure Increased Side Effect Reports


The following Benefiber Blood Pressure Increased side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Blood Pressure Increased, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Benefiber or it might take time to develop.


Liver Disorder, Fluid Overload, Blood Pressure Increased, Cerebrovascular Accident, Oedema Peripheral, Polyp, Gastritis, Diverticulitis, Abdominal Distension

This Blood Pressure Increased side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 51-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prophylaxis,gastritis. The patient was prescribed Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (dosage: Unk, Unk), which was started on 2001. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Miralax
  • Protonix
  • Nexum
  • Compazine
  • Zofran
When starting to take Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Liver Disorder
  • Fluid Overload
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Polyp
  • Gastritis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Abdominal Distension
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin.
Blood Pressure Increased, Dizziness, Headache, Off Label Use, Overdose

This Blood Pressure Increased Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Sep 15, 2010. A male , 75 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Off Label Use
  • Overdose
. Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) dosage: 6 Tsp, Bid. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Coumadin
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Metformin
  • Enalapril
  • Flomax
  • Simvastatin
The patient was hospitalized.
Blood Pressure Increased, Dizziness, Headache, Off Label Use, Overdose

This is a Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) side effect report of a 75-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: constipation, who was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) (dosage:6 Tsp, Bid, start time: Aug 01, 2010), combined with:
  • Coumadin
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Enalapril
  • Flomax
  • Simvastatin
, and developed a serious reaction and a Blood Pressure Increased side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Off Label Use
  • Overdose
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) treatment in patients suffering from constipation, resulting in Blood Pressure Increased.
Blood Cholesterol Increased, Blood Pressure Increased, Diabetes Mellitus, Psoriasis, Weight Decreased

A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: bowel movement irregularity started Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) treatment (dosage: 2 Tsp, Bid) on NS. Soon after starting Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Psoriasis
  • Weight Decreased
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) side effects, such as Blood Pressure Increased.
Arthralgia, Blood Pressure Increased

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Benefiber Stick Packs on Apr 13, 2010. Patient felt the following Benefiber side effects: arthralgia, blood pressure increased Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Benefiber Stick Packs dosage: 2-3 D/f, Qd. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Blood Pressure Increased, Headache, Off Label Use

This report suggests a potential Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) Blood Pressure Increased side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 53-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): constipation and used Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) (dosage: 1.5 Tsp, Qd) starting Jan 01, 2009. Soon after starting Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Headache
  • Off Label Use
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Benefiber Plus Calcium (nch) (1.5 Tsp, Daily On Weekends Only)
Although Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Blood Pressure Increased, may still occur.
Blood Pressure Increased

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Mar 31, 2009 by a male taking Benefiber Plus Calcium With Wheat Dextrin(nch)(calcium Carbonate, Whea (dosage: 3 Df, Qd, Oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 74 years of age, weighting 209.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Benefiber side effects: blood pressure increased. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Citracal (calcium Citrate)
  • Vitamin D
  • Steroids Nos (no Ingredients/substances)
Blood Pressure Increased

This Blood Pressure Increased problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 71-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): nutritional support.On Aug 01, 2008 a consumer started treatment with Benefiber W/wheat Dextrin (nch) (wheat Dextrin) Powder (dosage: 3383, 1mg, Tid, Oral). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Benefiber W/wheat Dextrin (nch) (wheat Dextrin) Powder, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Blood Pressure Increased
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Blood Pressure Increased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Blood Pressure Increased

This is a Benefiber Sugar Free (nch)(wheat Dextrin) Chewable Tablet side effect report of a 79-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: dyspepsia and was treated with Benefiber Sugar Free (nch)(wheat Dextrin) Chewable Tablet (dosage: 3330 Mg, Tid, Oral) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Blood Pressure Increased
This opens a possibility that Benefiber Sugar Free (nch)(wheat Dextrin) Chewable Tablet could cause Blood Pressure Increased and that some patients may be more susceptible.

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Benefiber Blood Pressure Increased Causes and Reviews


Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries to your lungs. It is a serious condition. If you have it, the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your lungs become hard and narrow. Your heart has to work harder to pump the blood through. Over time, your heart weakens and cannot do its job and you can develop heart failure.

Symptoms of PH include

  • Shortness of breath during routine activity, such as climbing two flights of stairs
  • Tiredness
  • Chest pain
  • A racing heartbeat
  • Pain on the upper right side of the abdomen
  • Decreased appetite

As PH worsens, you may find it hard to do any physical activities.

There are two main kinds of PH. One runs in families or appears for no known reason. The other kind is related to another condition, usually heart or lung disease.

There is no cure for PH. Treatments can control symptoms. They involve treating the heart or lung disease, medicines, oxygen, and sometimes lung transplantation.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Benefiber Blood Pressure Increased Reviews

Thu, 03 May 2012

It's been recalled by the manufacture. :(

Mon, 20 Dec 2010

ok so this is my third day using Benefiber. it helped me go to the bathroom once. but ive been using it 3 times a day 2 tsp in my drinks. and now it wont seem to work. i put it on everything and i still only go number 2 like i did with low fiber in my diet. when i had low fiber i only went number 2 most 3 times a week, and the stool was very dry and big. i ate Benefiber with milk one night..then the next morning after eating cereal with Benefiber in it.. i went number 2. it was easy to pass cause of the moisture from fiber. but it seemed to only work once. i put a lot everytime i eat, i dont know why its not working now. havent went number 2 since the first time i used it though. hopefully the stool will be easy to pass since im using Benefiber. and also i put it on a mcdonalds burger.. and it turned into plastic! i dont know what happend! its not suppose to do that. and then i put it in an iced mocha frappe from mcdonalds and it got a little lumpy.

Thu, 26 Apr 2012

Found that out, too...that walmart doesn't have it. Neither does Walgreens anymore! Tried to find out why but didn't find anything on the web....the orange version tastes just like TANG!

Tue, 06 Mar 2012

I have been taking Benefiber for a couple of years now. I drink it cold in the summer and hot in the winter. (I mix one packet with 16 ozs water, and drink about 16 ozs each day).
Recently I have experienced a burning sensation in the lower part of my stomach. Usually wakes me up in the middle of the night. Could this possibly be a side effect from the Benefiber? Has anyone else out there experienced anything like this?

Wed, 20 Apr 2011

significant gas and a continuing itchy rach all over my back

Mon, 30 Apr 2012

me too does any one know where we an buy Benefiber

Sun, 09 May 2010

Abdominal cramping

Mon, 22 Mar 2010

Gots bad gout from Benefiber... any suggestions?

Sat, 22 Oct 2011

After taking one half tsp. of Benefiber in 80z of water. I began having anaphylaxix symptoms, my throat started to swell and chest tightened. I stated Bendadry 2 tablets every 4 hours. The next morning after breakfast the symptoms stared to reoccur. I started the Bendadry again to counteract the reaction. It is now 36 hours and still experiencing the side effects.
I read that the ingredient in this is wheat starch processed with acid. I strongly believe because of my severe reaction and others', this product needs to taken off the market.
Please warn others as I will do.

Fri, 11 Dec 2009

I had hives and rash with itching and had to seek medical help to counteract with medication. Whats in the Benefiber that cause that? >:o

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Overdose (35)
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Flatulence (31)
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