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Possible Interactions with: Lactobacillus Acidophilus

Index > Supplement Interactions > Possible Interactions with: Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Also listed as: Bifidobacterium; L. Acidophilus; Lactobacillus Acidophilus; Prebiotics; Probiotics

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

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