Possible Interactions with: Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Interactions

If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use Lactobacillus or other probiotics without first talking to your health care provider.

Sulfasalazine -- A laboratory study suggests that L. acidophilus speeds up metabolism of sulfasalazine, a medication used to treat ulcerative colitis. The significance of this information is unknown.

Drug Interactions

Sulfasalazine

Alternative Names

Bifidobacterium; L. Acidophilus; Lactobacillus Acidophilus; Prebiotics; Probiotics

Review Date: 2007-06-07 Reviewed By: Ernest B. Hawkins, MS, BSPharm, RPh, Health Education Resources; and Steven D. Ehrlich, N.M.D., private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Keywords: ,
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