Dietary fiber and its interaction with drugs

Nutr Hosp. 2010 Jul-Aug;25(4):535-9.
[Article in English, Spanish]


As the intake of purified dietary fibers is increasing in the society, it is necessary to know how these fibers interact with simultaneously administered drugs, in order to ensure adequate therapeutic effects, minimizing the risk for adverse effects. This paper reviews the literature on the interactions between different types of purified fibers and several drugs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Dietary Fiber*
  • Food-Drug Interactions*
  • Humans