I am suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome From last 3

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Q: I am suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. From last 3 days i got constipation problem so doctor recommended me lactitol monohydrate with ispaghula powder. After 6 weeks i have a final Hydrogen Breath Test to confirm any intolerance from food articles. For the test i am recommended not to take any alcoholic substances like sweetened soda, antibiotics for digestion purpose. But the salt above is derived lactose with alcohol. Should i take the powder or not?

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