BioCeuticals Article

Probiotics for Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea?



Probiotics for Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea?
Date: 2011-09-26
Author: - Editor
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Question:
Please clarify the use of probiotics with concomitant antibiotic therapy. I see this combination in practice and am unclear whether it has clinical benefit for preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea.

Response from Darrell Hulisz, PharmD
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Clinical Specialist in Family Medicine, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio