No side effects for me. I think it's quite possible to get extra gas at first though. It is just like with any other probiotic or fiber supplement... your body might need to get used to it first. The fiber and good bacteria will change your gut flora (for the better), and in the process it will need to flush out all the "bad" stuff, which can cause gas.
Like you, scared, DA is much easier for me than upping my fruit and vegetable intake.
If I remember correctly I think Keri mentioned the chewable DA has a type of sugar alcohol in it, whereas the pill doesn't. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find the pill at any store. I am only able to find and purchase them over the internet.
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