Acidophilus and Other Probiotics

Supplement Forms/Alternate Names

  • B. bifidus
  • Bifidobacterium
  • L. acidophilus
  • L. bulgaricus
  • L. casei
  • L. gasseri
  • L. reuteri
  • L. plantarum
  • L. sakei
  • Lactobacillus
  • Lactobacillus GG
  • Lactobacillus LB
  • Probiotics
  • S. salivarius
  • S. thermophilus
  • Saccharomyces boulardii


Principal Proposed Uses

  • Various Forms of Diarrhea , Including "Travelers Diarrhea," Diarrhea Caused by Antibiotics, and Viral Diarrhea (in Children)
  • Gastrointestinal Side Effects of Cancer Therapy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcers (as an Adjunct to Standard Therapy)

Other Proposed Uses

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