Saccharomyces boulardii

What is Saccharomyces boulardii?

Saccharomyces boulardii is a tropical strain of yeast first isolated from lychee and mangosteen fruit. S. boulardii is sometimes used as a probiotic with the purpose of introducing beneficial active cultures into the large and small intestine, as well as conferring protection against pathogenic microorganisms in the host.

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My daughter is passing motion 3-4 times, kind of paste. It started 5 months ago with the infection. 20/08/2013: Diarrhoea, Travelling with flight,...

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Possibility of Amebiasis to be considered

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when I should take econorm sachets and one miss before lunch when can I take next

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You can take the missed dose as and when noticed.

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My wife was prescribed vancomycin for 14 days, 250 mg 4x daily. for a c.diff. infection and SIBO. She was also prescribed cholestyramine resin, 9...

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More likely to be due to cholestyramine. Discussion follows

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