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Can I take probiotics with linzess

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes : Hi, yes u can. There is no real interaction that we know of. Having said that a few normal pts who have tried probiotics describe diarrhea probably as... Read More
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
Yes: Linzess is used to treat the constipation associated with ibs. Most common reported adverse reaction with Linzess is diarrhea. There is no specific co... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Not probiotics: Doubt probiotics is causing the GERD exacerbation. Check with the doctor who prescribed you the Linzess. I am not aware that it should cause GERD wors... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Probiotics Use: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for digestive system. Probiotics can be helpf... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Probiotics: While mostly harmless, you should follow the directions of the manufacturer of the brand you are taking to decide on the maximum you should take in a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Pro mean with: and bio means life. Probiotics help the GI system digest food. Anti means against. So, if one takes excessive antibiotics (which are sometimes neede... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Probiotics: If you do not have any GI or mood symptoms you do not need a probiotic. More and more research indicates that a probiotic can help GI / digestive sit... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Absolutely: 19 year old lady with a question about taking probiotics during a course of oral antibiotics. You can take probiotics during your antibiotic therapy. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Uncertain.: No research has proven safety for probiotics during pregnancy - although they are considered generally safe. They do change the flora of your digestiv... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Can take both together.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Probiotics: can be taken daily. Larger doses are used to treat a situation such as thrush. Smaller doses (as directed on label) for general wellness. Doctor Oh... Read More
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