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Doctor insights on: Acidophilus Side Effects

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I take pletal. The only side effect i seem to have is gas (very embarassing). Is there anything i can do to rid of gas? I have been taking acidophilus for the problem I am having with gas caused by taking pletal for many years. However, it really doesn't

I  take pletal. The only side effect i seem to have is gas (very embarassing). Is there anything i can do to rid of gas? I have been taking acidophilus for the problem I am having with gas caused by taking pletal for many years. However, it really doesn't

You : You can consider changing the time of day that you take it, although first check with your doctor. First, keep a diary of what time you take it, and how closely you ate when taking it and what you ate. Then see if there is a pattern. You can try to notice if high fiber foods (vegetables etc) seem to set off your indigestion more. Also try to notice if certain beverages are making it worse. You can also try to notice if it is worse if you are constipated, then aggressively treat the constipation if so (with stool softeners or suppositories). ...Read more

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What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

What does overdosing on acidophilus do?

Dr Weil says....: See: http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/QAA83786/Overdosing-on-Acidophilus.html Dr. Weil indicated that is likely that an overdose of acidophilus would not be harmful. ...Read more

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Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Of course, but...: ...What are you trying to treat? If you are experiencing a flare of inflammatory bowel disease, please don't self medicate but call your doctor for optimal advice. He/she knows you best. ...Read more

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Is acidophilus powder safe to take for a 15 month old?

Is acidophilus powder safe to take for a 15 month old?

Acidophillus: Probiotics are safe for a 15 month old. I like Florastor which is over the counter for kids ...Read more

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Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Can you tell me is taking acidophilus good for vaginal health?

Yes: Probiotics are excellent for maintaining not only good vaginal health, but gastrointestinal health as well. Get a probiotic that also has lactobacilli. ...Read more

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Are acidophilus and probiotics same thing?

Are acidophilus and probiotics same thing?

Not really: Probiotics include many species, some of which may be acidophilus. ...Read more