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Saccharomyces boulardii

Information about Saccharomyces boulardii

Saccharomyces boulardii Uses

Saccharomyces boulardii is used in the treatment of diarrhea.

How Saccharomyces boulardii works

Saccharomyces boulardii 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 Saccharomyces boulardii

Bloating, Flatulence
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18 Feb 2020 | 11:54 AM (UTC)

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Available Medicine for Saccharomyces boulardii

EconormDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
52 to ₹1702 variant(s)
BiozoraCipla Ltd
30 to ₹622 variant(s)
GracilacLifegrace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
36 to ₹1052 variant(s)

Expert advice for Saccharomyces boulardii

  • Avoid taking Saccharomyces boulardii 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 Saccharomyces boulardii at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Saccharomyces boulardii along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 


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