tablet filler magnesium stearate

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I have a lot of allergies including hay fever but now I have found out I am allergic to magnesium stearate used as a filler in tablets and capsules. This causies reduced breathing.

As I have had a kidney trans plant and have trouble with my bones I am taking a lot of tablets and because of this I am having trouble breathing.

I am using steroid and ventilin spray but am still struggling has anyone any suggestions to help?

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    Hi have spent 4 years trying to identify the toxic substance in various pills that have been prescribed for blood pressure and parkinson's. The common denominator that I have found is magnesium stearate.My symptoms are somewhat different though, I get severe muscle aches, back and joint pain, and a severe lack of stamina. When I go off the pill in question the symptoms subside in about a week. I finally became certain this substance was responsible when I ate five breath mints (Ice Breakers) containing MS and experienced identical symptoms.To be absolutely certain I ordered pure MS in powdered form from Amazon. I'll ingest 0.025 grams per day for 2-3 days. That should be proof positive. Then I'll investigate alternatives and liquid forms of the medicines I need. I'll let you know what I find.

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