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Doctor insights on: Best Time Of Day To Take Acidophilus

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What is the best time of day to take acidophilus? Is bed time the best?

Doesn't matter: There is no best time to time to take it. Just make sure you take it daily. ...Read more

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Do people use Monistat as a suppository and take acidophilus orally at the same time?

Do people use Monistat as a suppository and take acidophilus orally at the same time?

Yes: The two will not interfere with each other, but there are not good data to prove that acidophilus taken orally will help a vaginal yeast infection. If you are already taking acidophilus for other reasons, then no problem. ...Read more

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What probiotic would work best for gas caused from ibs? Currently take acidophilus

What probiotic would work best for gas caused from ibs? Currently take acidophilus

All not powerful: You want to try different ones and see what is best for you. From joghurt to kefir to health food store tablets. Keep in mind that all are not too powerful. See what is best for you, there is no exact science. Florastor is one that I have seen to be helpful. ...Read more

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Can I take lactobacillus acidophilus at the same time with my prescriptions?

Can I take lactobacillus acidophilus at the same time with my prescriptions?

Yes,but not together: The only prescriptions that might interfere with acidophilus are antibiotics, but being on antibiotics is when we need probiotics the most! if on antibiotics take a high potency probiotic, at least 20 billion, and take at least a couple hours away from antibiotics. I also advise taking sacchromyces boulardii, a probiotic yeast, if you are on antibiotics- this can be taken at the same time. ...Read more

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How much time on the average does it take for feminine acidophilus take to balance out vaginal ph?

How much time on the average does it take for feminine acidophilus take to balance out vaginal ph?

It depends on pH: It will depend on how ":out of balance" the vaginal pH was when acidophilus was initiated. ...Read more

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I have to take antibiotics for wisdom tooth infection when is best to take acidophilus?

I have to take antibiotics for wisdom tooth infection when is best to take acidophilus?

2 hours before: It is best to take acidophilus 2 hours before an antibiotic. If taken together the antibiotic may kill the bacteria in the acidophilus. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take iron supplements and prescription multi vitamins at the same time? And also is it okay to take biotin and acidophilus ?

Is it okay for me to take iron supplements and prescription multi vitamins at the same time? And also is it okay to take biotin and acidophilus ?

Yes: Many (not all) multivitamins contain a small amount of iron but if you have low iron you many well benefit from an iron supplement. Iron bis-glycinate is the best-absorbed form. Absolutely no problem taking biotin and acidophilus as well. ...Read more

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What is the 1 time dose of Diflucan for oral thrush and how safe is it to take with nifedical XL, Zoloft, (sertraline) Vitamin D3, Fibercon + vegetable acidophilus?

What is the 1 time dose of Diflucan for oral thrush and how safe is it to take with nifedical XL, Zoloft, (sertraline) Vitamin D3, Fibercon + vegetable acidophilus?

Why thrush?: An important aspect of this is to define the reason for thrush. There is always a reason, usually antibiotic or cortisone-type inhaler. You can use it once. Not for a long period because it may cause serious high blood levels of some meds. ...Read more

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Taking 2 types of intravenous antibiotics. Took vidaza 20 days ago. Can i take solgar advanced 40+ acidophilus? How many capsules per day?

Taking 2 types of intravenous antibiotics. Took vidaza 20 days ago. Can i take solgar advanced 40+ acidophilus? How many capsules per day?

MDS and Bacteria: Solgar Advanced 40+ Acidophilus contains these bacteria: L. acidophilus, L. rhamnosus GG, L. paracasei, B lactis and S. thermophilus. In general, it is recommended that neutropenic and infected patients avoid introducing more bacteria into their system. There is no credible evidence that these bacteria improve clinical outcomes and could introduce harm. ...Read more

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Can I take Lactobacillus Acidophilus with Sertraline? I believe that they can affect the seratonin levels or something. I'm on 100mg per day.

Can I take Lactobacillus Acidophilus with Sertraline? I believe that they can affect the seratonin levels or something. I'm on 100mg per day.

Sertraline with ProB: Yes. Sertraline elevates serotonin in nervous system and GI tract. Acidophilus . elevates serotonin production in GI tract. Both considered healthful and important by experts. So, proceed. Add probiotic slowly. Only risk - is serotonin syndrome, which includes nausea, dizziness, weakness -- but which is highly unlikely. Best wishes. Eat well. Exercise. Minimize simple carbs. ...Read more

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How long should I take acidophilus for?

How long should I take acidophilus for?

Acidophilus: is a good probiotic but you you receive greater heal by taking a brand of probiotic that has several strains of probiotics in it, not just one. This can be taken as a way of maintaining health long term or short term until symptoms resolve. Please see doc for help to understand your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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For how long can I take super acidophilus?

For how long can I take super acidophilus?

Acidophilus: is a good probiotic and can help keep balance w/your gut flora. As long as you have no side-effects you can take it as long as you like as protection from imbalance. This may not be necessary if you have a balanced lifestyle of food, rest, exercise, etc. Gut imbalance can impact not only physical health but also mood. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How much acidophilus should I take daily for normal health?

How much acidophilus should I take daily for normal health?

Use multiple cultures: It would be healthier to use a probiotic product that contains multiple cultures instead of one. Get a probiotic with at least 25 - 50 Billion colony forming units of at least 5 different cultures. Believe it or not it's not hard to find and you can get it in one capsule. Try your local health food store. ...Read more

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Is it bad for guys to take an acidophilus vitamin?

Is it bad for guys to take an acidophilus vitamin?

Often no: Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacterium found inside the bowel of humans and is considered beneficial flora. It represents 1 species of many in the microbiome (all the living matter in our bowel not us), which makes up ~3# of an adult's body weight. A healthy microbiome makes vitamins for us and balances immunity. Person with milk allergy may have problems with probiotics containing milk. ...Read more

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Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Yes: Acidophilus and penicillin have a low chance of interaction. Acidophilus itself should not contain any cross-reactive allergens similar to penicillin. ...Read more

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Is it beneficial to take both probiotics and acidophilus?

Same thing: Acidophilus is a probiotic, so you really don't need to take both. ...Read more