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Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Information about Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Lactobacillus Acidophilus Uses

Lactobacillus Acidophilus is used in the treatment of diarrhea.

How Lactobacillus Acidophilus works

Lactobacillus Acidophilus is a probiotic. It works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Common side effects of Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Bloating, Flatulence
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Expert advice for Lactobacillus Acidophilus

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

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