Karaya Gum

How does Karaya Gum work?

Karaya gum swells in the intestine, which stimulates the digestive tract to push stool through.

Are there safety concerns?

Karaya gum seems safe for most people when taken with plenty of fluids. It can block the intestines if you do not drink enough fluid.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of karaya gum during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Blockage in the intestine (bowel obstruction): Don't use any bulk-laxative, including karaya gum, if you have a bowel obstruction.


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