Lactobacillus

  • SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Lactobacillus acidophilus; Lactobacillus amylovorus; Lactobacillus brevis; Lactobacillus bulgaricus; Lactobacillus casei; Lactobacillus crispatus; Lactobacillus delbrueckii; Lactobacillus fermentum; Lactobacillus gallinarum; Lactobacillus johnsonii; Lactobacillus paracasei; Lactobacillus plantarum; Lactobacillus reuteri; Lactobacillus rhamnosus; Lactobacillus salivarius; Lactobacillus sporogenes
  • INDICATIONS: Oral: Acne, allergic rhinitis, atopic allergy, diarrhea, Helicobacter pylori infection, irritable bowel syndrome, rotavirus, ulcerative colitis, urinary tract infections. Suppository: vaginitis, urinary tract infections.
  • SYNONYM: Lactobacillaceae
  • CLASS: Immunomodulator, Probiotic
  • HALF-LIFE: N/A
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

None known

Immune-deficient subjects or those with mucosal disease may experience serious adverse effects.

Our database has 1 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric