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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
7/18/2013 10:08:00 AM

Reviewer: GarryInNola, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I don't understand the negative comments of other users of this product. First off you have to allow a 2 hour window on both sides of taking it where you took no other medications. It can affect absorption of other drugs. This product plus Miralax are the only laxatives that are safe to take daily. You have to take this product with a full 8 oz glass of water and drink it down all at one, don& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
9/22/2012 8:45:44 AM

Reviewer: Bibi-J, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After seeing a nutricionist she put me on an extremely low calorie diet and also suggested I take Benefiber since I normally have a bowel movement once a week. After no luck in finding the Benefiber I went to my local pharmacist who suggested I try the Fibercon so I did. I used it for a week straight taking it once in the morning and once at night but I did not see any results. After going back to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
10/29/2011 7:17:18 PM

Reviewer: Danawink, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Oh my Gosh, do not use this product! Both my husband a nd i had the most horrible 3 days after taking only two of these with the correct amount of water. It was as if there was a soccer ball stuck in our intestine and no form of nature was going to dislodge it, short of an explosion. Never again.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
7/16/2010 7:58:56 AM

Reviewer: martyunwin@yahoo.comka2jfh, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
side effects/ is it potassium sparing

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
7/27/2009 9:22:37 AM

Reviewer: HeyGlennaSue@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was taking FiberCon about an hour before I went to bed every night and noticed that about 15 minutes after I laid down my thighs would ache horribly for several hours which caused me to lose valuable sleep and I was just exhausted during the days. So I changed the time of day to morning around 8:30 AM and that eliminated the cramping in my thighs.

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