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Probiotics in loose stools.I had sprolac for 3 days

i had loose stools for 1 days, almost for 3-4 times. i went to a doctor he gave me only sprolac for 3 days. he didnt give me any other tablets. but my loose stools are there, its semi solid now. the doctor didnt give me any other tablests, should i go for any antibiotics
Wed, 14 Oct 2009
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Sporilac contains lactobacillus bacteria. It is a friendly bacteria and kills many bacteria which wll cause infection of the intestines. Hence this is given for the loosemotions. There is no need for antibiotics for this
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malthi's  Response

Your doctor knows it better dear. Consult him before starting. I get loose stools if i take antibiotics and it resolves on taking this sporilac. So it should not become worse for you.

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Devang Sharma's  Response
i have read in an article that lactobacillus strain will reduce risk of colon cancer and also lowers cholesterol..it is also given in antibiotoc associated diarrhea..
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