Originally Posted by Skellig19
Sucrose is regular white sugar.
Sucralose is a modified form of sucrose so the body doesn't absorb it. Sucralose isn't often in sugar free gum. It's usually aspartame and maltitol. The sugar alcohols (maltitol and sorbitol) are notorious for causing diarrhea if over consumed. Perhaps this is what you're thinking of?
Ooops, I meant to say aspartame, lost my head for a minute, my bad! Thanks for correcting!