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ispaghula

A mucilaginous plant that swells in water to provide bulk in the intestine and promote movement of the contents. Ispaghula is used to treat constipation. Brand names are Fybogel, Fybozest, Konsyl and Regulan.
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Lalwani, "Modulation of drug release rate of diltiazemHCI from hydrogel matrices of succinic acid-treated ispaghula husk," Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, vol.
The researchers concluded that: This systematic review and meta-analysis shows that ispaghula husk, antispasmodics (particularly hyoscine), and peppermint oil are all effective treatments for irritable bowel syndrome.
If taking supplements, try different ones - ispaghula, psyllium, sterculia - and change them every month or so.
Each day, they took either 3.5 grams of ispaghula husk (a soluble fiber similar to psyllium), 2,000 milligrams of calcium or a placebo.
Part F includes Chapters on a New General Method for the Synthesis of O- and S-Glucosides; Chiral Crown Ethers Incorporating D-Glucose; Biomass Production of Industrial Sweet Potato as Influenced by Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Inoculation; Mesta as a Potential Source of Carbohydrate via Organosolv Delignification; Scanning Electron Microscopic Studies of the Surface Texture of Controlled Release Matrices of Carboxymethylcellulose; Study on Thermal Degradation of Ispaghula Esters; Synthesis of Quaternary Ammonium Compounds of Hydroxyethyl Guar Gum as Catalysts for Curing of Epoxy Resins.
KUH-359 Botanical name/ Local name Family voucher specimen number Plantago ovata Ispaghula Plantaginaceae Forsk KUH-360 Polygonum barbatum Karaveera Polygonaceae L.
The test drug (1) was Indian PSH (husks of Plantago ovata FORSSKAL, synonym: Plantago ispaghula ROXBURGH; plantaginis ovatae testa) in a 100% preparation without fat, sugar, aroma or other additives.
of fiber unspecified) vs sterculia Randomized crossover trial (5) gum and antispasmodic 58 adults with uncomplicated Bran crispbread (6.99 g/d fiber), symptomatic diverticular ispaghula (psyllium) husk drink disease double-blind, (9.04 g/d fiber), and placebo crossover RCT, treated for 16 (2.34 g/d fiber) weeks with each interventions (6) 43 adults with symptomatic Lactulose 15 mL bid vs high-fiber diverticular disease.
A multi-centre, general practice comparison of ispaghula husk with lactulose and other laxatives in the treatment of simple constipation.
Regarding the drafts on Ispaghula husk and seed as well as on Psyllium seed, however, they only contain information on the well-established medicinal use without a traditional use.