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Fybogel Hi-Fibre questions & answers

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Can Fybogel Hi-Fibre be used in diabetics?

Yes, the sweetening agents used in Fybogel Hi-Fibre are aspartame (a source of phenylalanine) and saccharin sodium.
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Does Fybogel Hi-Fibre contain gluten or lactose?

No. Fybogel Hi-Fibre is gluten-free and lactose-free. It is therefore suitable for coeliacs (people with an intolerance to certain types of cereal products).
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What about the calorific content?

The calorific contents of Fybogel Hi-Fibre are as follows:

Fybogel Hi-Fibre Variant Calories per Sachet
Fybogel Hi-Fibre Orange 4.59
Fybogel Hi-Fibre Lemon 4.36
Fybogel Hi-Fibre Plain 3.92

Can Fybogel Hi-Fibre be taken for long-term use?

As Fybogel Hi-Fibre contains natural isphagula husk, it can be used on a daily basis to maintain bowel regularity.
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Can Fybogel Hi-Fibre be used in elderly sufferers?

Yes. Fybogel Hi-Fibre is suitable for use in the elderly without any dose reduction.
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Can Fybogel Hi-Fibre be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding?

Fybogel Hi-Fibre may be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding since ispaghula husk is not absorbed by the body. It is important to seek medical advice from your doctor before using medicines in pregnancy and breast-feeding.
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Are there any occasions when Fybogel Hi-Fibre would not be suitable?

Do not take Fybogel Hi-Fibre if your doctor has told you that you are suffering from a blockage of the bowel (intestinal obstruction or faecal impaction) or muscle weakness of the bowel wall (colonic atony), if you suffer from phenylketonuria or if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
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How quickly does Fybogel Hi-Fibre work?

Fybogel Hi-Fibre usually works within 24-36 hours after taking it.
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Does Fybogel Hi-Fibre contain any genetically modified ingredients?

No
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Can Fybogel Hi-Fibre be taking by those with nut allergies?

Yes, however Fybogel Hi-Fibre may contain traces of coconut. This is not normally a problem for those with a general nut allergy except those with a known, specific allergy to coconut.
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Is Fybogel Hi-Fibre suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, it contains no animal by-products.
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Fybogel Hi-Fibre contains 100% natural ispaghula husk.

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