Benefiber Irritable Bowel Syndrome Side Effect Reports
The following Benefiber Irritable Bowel Syndrome side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 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.
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Diarrhoea|
This Irritable Bowel Syndrome side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 39-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (dosage: 2 Tsp, Unk), which was started on Apr 18, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
|Basal Cell Carcinoma, Gastric Mucosal Lesion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Haemorrhage, Underdose|
This Irritable Bowel Syndrome Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Oct 18, 2012. A Female , 64 years of age, was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
|Abdominal Pain Upper, Anxiety, Diarrhoea, Herpes Zoster, Hiatus Hernia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Skin Cancer|
This is a Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) side effect report of a 84-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: nutritional support,vitamin c,blood calcium, who was treated with Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) (dosage:Under 1 Tsp,unk, start time: Jan 01, 2008), combined with:
|Diarrhoea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Malaise, Skin Fissures|
A 46-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: nutritional support started Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) treatment (dosage: 1 Stick, Once A Day) on Sep 01, 2009. Soon after starting Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Diarrhoea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Skin Fissures|
A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (nch) on Sep 14, 2009. Patient felt the following Benefiber side effects: diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome, skin fissures Additional patient health information: Female , 46 years of age, weighting 184.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with
|Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diverticulum, Faeces Hard, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Urinary Tract Infection, Weight Increased|
This report suggests a potential Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (wheat Dextrin) Powder Irritable Bowel Syndrome side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 51-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): nutritional support and used Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (wheat Dextrin) Powder (dosage: 2 Tsp, Tid, Oral) starting NS. Soon after starting Benefiber W/ Wheat Dextrin (wheat Dextrin) Powder the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
Benefiber Irritable Bowel Syndrome Causes and Reviews
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a problem that affects the large intestine. It can cause abdominal cramping, bloating, and a change in bowel habits. Some people with the disorder have constipation. Some have diarrhea. Others go back and forth between the two. Although IBS can cause a great deal of discomfort, it does not harm the intestines.
IBS is common. It affects about twice as many women as men and is most often found in people younger than 45 years. No one knows the exact cause of IBS. There is no specific test for it. Your doctor may run tests to be sure you don't have other diseases. These tests may include stool sampling tests, blood tests, and x-rays. Your doctor may also do a test called a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. Most people diagnosed with IBS can control their symptoms with diet, stress management, probiotics, and medicine.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Benefiber Irritable Bowel Syndrome 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).
|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|
|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.
|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