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Can I take acidophilus with plan B?

Can I take acidophilus with plan B?

Yes: The probiotic acidophilus should not affect the absorption or effectiveness of Plan B. Hope this helps! ...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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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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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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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 they still make refrigerated acidophilus? The pills & yogurt ones do not work! possibly not strong enough.

Do they still make refrigerated acidophilus? The pills & yogurt ones do not work! possibly not strong enough.

Yes, at Whole Foods: Whole foods has a refrigerated section that usually has a wide variety of live acidophilus. Be sure to check the colony count as it can vary widely. Seek at least 2 or 3 billion organisms per capsule. ...Read more

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I need yogurt brands that are non-sweented with active acidophilus. I need several names of yogurts that have this. Please and thank you!

I need yogurt brands that are non-sweented with active acidophilus. I need several names of yogurts that have this. Please and thank you!

Plain organic yogurt: Most yogurts have lots of added sugar; it is best to get plain yogurt- you can add fresh fruit on your own if you wish. I strongly advise organic yogurt or else it is probably made from cows fed gmo corn which is best avoided. Some of the best brands are stonyfield farms, wallaby and straus family creamery. ...Read more

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Does acidophilus help with bloating?

Does acidophilus help with bloating?

Yes: Better and more natural way would be to take full fat plain yogurt ( you can add fruits or chopped cucumber and garlic) a few times a week for food and other fermented foods. Make sure that the fermented foods that you buy are not pasteurized after the fermentation. It is hard to get such foods. therefore I do suggest to my patients to prepare their own yogurt, pickles,…… Best, Siranush Cholakian ...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

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Can acidophilus help stop my son's diarrhea?

Maybe,maybe not: Acidophilus as as a benign product will not hurt a kid with diarrhea, and the beneficial organisms in the product can help the gut build up a normal level of helpful bacteria. It can be a helpful product in helping a kid get over diarrhea. ...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