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Suggest dosage for Beta-Glucans supplements to treat ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis

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Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Question: How much beta glucans would I need for ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis?

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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
increase dose weekly.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for query,
Its a food supplement and you can take 1000 mg twice daily initially increasing upto 6000 mg a day(increase 500mg every week).However doses as high as 16000mg a day have been tried successfully on patients.
Hope i was helpful,
Thanks.
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Suggest dosage for Beta-Glucans supplements to treat ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis

Brief Answer: increase dose weekly. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for query, Its a food supplement and you can take 1000 mg twice daily initially increasing upto 6000 mg a day(increase 500mg every week).However doses as high as 16000mg a day have been tried successfully on patients. Hope i was helpful, Thanks.