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how much yogurt should I eat when taking antibiotics

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Actually yogurt has lactobacillus that can prevent diarrhea that happens because of antibiotic use.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Food and antibiotics: Regular nutritious diet is recommended. Be sure to take antibiotic as directed and timed with meals. Good idea to take probiotics e.g. Live culture ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
15 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
It depends: In general, it depends on which antibiotic. There should be instructions with the antibiotic as it was prescribed to you--usually something printed by ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probiotic: Probiotics keep the intestinal flora intact. Over the counter versions include things such as align or pearl.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please specify: The actual medications so that we can provide you with helpful info. Clarify *& re-ask.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
40 years experience Pharmacology
Cultured yogurt: Cultured yogurt is the best dietary way to re-culture the intestinal tract. Probiotics are probably more efficient and there are several formulations ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, yogurt and probiotics can help to restore normal gut flora. Antibiotics can get rid of infections but can also disrupt the normal bacteria in you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure: Nothing really stands out in my mind as far as a correlation. Continue taking antibiotics, sometimes you can get acid indigestion with being ill. Try ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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No worries.OK to eat: fish and take penicillin.Also,be sure to avoid fish with toxic levels of mercury.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terrence Bethea
18 years experience Child Psychiatry
Eat and be merry: Active culture yogurt w/ nice protein such as Greek or Aussie style. Kefir is a good choice too. You can freeze the yogurt or kefir to make a cold t ... Read More
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