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A 33-year-old female asked:

i normally take acidophilus when on antibiotics.just been prescribed metranidazole for a gum infection. can i take them together? (2hr period between)

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Dr. Russell Juno
General Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Yes i would encoriage you to take the probiotic while on the Metronidazole and for a few days afterwards. Even doing that be cautionous that the Metronidazole can casuse sdome stomach upset, but tyr to finish the prescribed course.

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