Take Antibiotics? Add Probiotics!

If you take antibiotics, you may experience stomach upset and diarrhea. For some, these side effects are enough to cause folks to stop taking their antibiotics.

A recent study found that taking probiotics can help deal with these side effects:

Use of probiotics was associated with a 42 percent lower risk of developing diarrhea when taking antibiotics as compared to not using probiotics. The RAND analysis estimates that 13 people would need to use probiotics in order to prevent one case of antibiotic-associated diarrhea.

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