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Can I Take Probiotics After Finishing My Antibiotics
Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more
My stomach is bothering me. (i am getting my period & have been upset). I just finished antibiotics & took a probiotic a few hours ago. Is it ok to take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) after taking the probiotic?
How long after finishing a course of antibiotics should someone take a probiotic supplement? Is it safe to take probiotics every day , sick or not?
Generally, yes: I usually recommend starting the probiotic supplement with the course of antibiotics. If you are not having diarrhea after the course of antibiotics, you can stop them. Some people take probiotics routinely, though this is probably not necessary. You can also help maintain a healthy digestive system by eating yogurt. ...Read more
I just finish ciproflacaxin500 mg antibiotics for tonsillitis.any probiotics to recommend to boost up the immune system?
Not needed: Probiotics have little value and it is impossible to boost one's immune system with any supplement. ...Read more
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Absolutely: 19 year old lady with a question about taking probiotics during a course of oral antibiotics. You can take probiotics during your antibiotic therapy. The probiotic will not stop the antibiotic from being absorbed and doing its job. In addition, probiotics are beneficial in reestablishing the balance that may or may not be disturbed by the antibiotics. I recommend taking the probiotic 1 hr after. ...Read more
Yes: Probiotics are given to patients who are receiving antibiotics because they have been shown to decrease the incidence of antibiotic associated diarrhea and possible decrease the incidence of c. Difficile colitis. You can take them both at the same time but it would be better if you took the probiotics 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking the antibiotics. ...Read more
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