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keflex and probiotics

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
35 years experience Pulmonology
Any: Probiotics in theory would work with any antibiotic. It are independent fsctors. Probiotics will try restore or maintain flora & GI environment. A ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probiotics with kefl: antibiotic kill infections but sometimes have the unwanted effect of killing good bacteria in the gut. Taking any probiotic after a course of any anti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
21 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: You can take probiotics, but the Keflex will be counter-balancing them so it will be important to take them after you are done with your course of ant ... Read More
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Dr. Dhaval Shah
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Probiotics: Keflex is an antibiotic that kills pathogenic bacteria as well as good bacteria in intestine which will allow growth of bad bacteria in intestine. Pro ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Probiotics: The highest quality probiotics will be found in the refrigerated section of the health food store. They will be in capsule or liquid forms. Look for ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See your physician: See your physician now who will do a test for C.diff toxin and start treatment for C.diff pending results. Probiotics may not prevent C.diff but the b ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Stop it, call Doc.: This is not a very common problem with Keflex. Are you taking anything else? Call your doctor for another antibiotic, if this is the cause. The whol ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: This is often the way they are used.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
I would: Antibiotics tend to lose effectiveness with time due to bacteria developing resistance to it. You don't mention how effective it's been for you, so mo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Lactobacillus produc: Lactobacillus products, but the diarrhea could be more serious, as clostridium difficile, that requires a specific antibiotic to treat. Talk to your ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can.
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