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When should you take the probiotics when taking the antibiotics ciciprofloxacin and metronidazole?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Both during & after

I advise taking probiotics both during & after antibiotic therapy.
It is wise to take sacchromyces boulardii (like florastor) during treatment to prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea & yeast overgrowth & a high potency acidophilus/bifidus (at least 20 billion bacteria) both during treatment and for 2-4 weeks afterwards.

In brief: Both during & after

I advise taking probiotics both during & after antibiotic therapy.
It is wise to take sacchromyces boulardii (like florastor) during treatment to prevent antibiotic-associated diarrhea & yeast overgrowth & a high potency acidophilus/bifidus (at least 20 billion bacteria) both during treatment and for 2-4 weeks afterwards.
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