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Can aspartame cause excessive flatulence?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Aspartame is just a protein.
It doesn't cause flatulence, although if you eat high carbohydrate foods and too much food, you can develop gas. You can also swallow air if you eat rapidly. Since you're already on omeprazole, you must have had some GI problems already in your past.

In brief: No

Aspartame is just a protein.
It doesn't cause flatulence, although if you eat high carbohydrate foods and too much food, you can develop gas. You can also swallow air if you eat rapidly. Since you're already on omeprazole, you must have had some GI problems already in your past.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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