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General Information on Lactobacillus acidophilus

Generic Name : Lactobacillus acidophilus

Pronunciation : LAK toe ba SIL us AS sid OFF il us

Latest prescription information about Lactobacillus acidophilus. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y53.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Antidiarrheals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Lactobacillus acidophilus

India : 

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International : 

Acidophilus, Acidophilus Extra Strength, Bacid, Flora-Q 2, Novaflor, RisaQuad, RisaQuad 2, Superdophilus, Flora-Q, Floranex (obsolete), Acidophilus Probiotic Blen

Overview of Lactobacillus acidophilus

Note: FDA has not approved it to treat any disease.

Why is Lactobacillus acidophilus Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a bacteria that exists naturally in the body, primarily in the intestines and the vagina. It helps to prevent harmful bacterial growth. 

When should Lactobacillus acidophilus not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity and intestinal damage or infection.

What is the dosage of Lactobacillus acidophilus?

Children ≥3 years of age: The recommended dose is 2 capsules 2–4 times daily.
Adults- The recommended dose is 2 capsules 2–4 times daily.

How should Lactobacillus acidophilus be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Lactobacillus acidophilus?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of weakened immune system, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus?

Flatulence.

What are the other precautions for Lactobacillus acidophilus?

Avoid excess doasge.

What are the storage conditions for Lactobacillus acidophilus?

Store it in cool place (2–8°C).

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