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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
    Content Details
    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Lalit Kanodia
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    18 Feb 2020 | 05:21 PM (IST)
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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. 

      Content on this page was last updated on 18 February, 2020, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)