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Bacillus Clausii

INFORMATION

Uses

Bacillus Clausii is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

How it works

Bacillus Clausii is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amounts, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (micro-organism) in the intestine that may be destroyed with the use of antibiotics or in intestinal infections.

Common side effects

Acute toxicity, Nausea, Rash, Stomach upset

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Expert advice

  • Avoid taking Bacillus Clausii along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick.
  • Take Bacillus Clausii at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Bacillus Clausii along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.


Content on this page was last updated on 28 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)