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Doctor insights on: How Much Acidophilus Can You Take

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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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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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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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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