What is Fybogel?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Ispaghula husk is a bulk-forming laxative used to treat constipation. This medicine swells when in contact with fluid and works by increasing the volume of the gut contents. This causes the muscle in the gut to push the contents of the gut along more quickly.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bowel problems 6 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 3 0
Constipation 2 0
Abdominal cramps 1 0
Bowel incontinence 1 0
Diverticulosis 1 0

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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Fybogel

Dosage Patients
2 other daily 1
3.5 g twice daily 1

Duration

Currently taking Fybogel

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Fybogel.