What Are Some Side Effects of Dextrin?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 1:32:56 AM ET

While many people find dextrin helpful as a laxative or fiber supplement, side effects can include gas, bloating and diarrhea, according to SFGate. Dextrin-based products often contain gluten, so it should be avoided by people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.