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Florastor for Diarrhea
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I know according to physiology and their website Florastor is not supposed to cause yeast infections but I always end up getting them once I've been taking it consistently for a couple days.
I have to think the yeast species out competes another bacterial strain that would ordinarily prevent the growth of candida. It's rather unfortunate since Florastor is highly effective. The hunt continues.

I started using Florastor as reccommended by someone...
" ...Florastor as ...with my IBS-D !!!!! Now, is there a cheaper alternative to Florastor?... "

samples of FloraStor and eventually her runny poo went away...
" ...daughter got the runs pretty badly for 4 days and the Dr gave me some samples of FloraStor and... "

past but have been taking Florastor for months now so maybe...
" ...past but have been taking Florastor for months now so maybe that has helped. I do suspect that my UC was prompted by... "

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a year now. Very expensive, but it's been the most helpful...
" ...probiotics. I've been taking Florastor for a year now. Very expensive, but it's been the most helpful aid for... "

As for the cdiff, I also highly recommend Florastor
" ...been to a gastroenterologist? I would be looking into ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease if I were you. They can both cause digestive ... "

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Try Drugstore.com I used Florastor while I had c.diff. I...
" ...I used Florastor while I had c.diff. I have IBS alternating D and constipation. I've learned more about Florastor in the last... "

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the florastor really helps prevent D. I get wet loose...
" ...back, though the florastor really helps prevent D. I get wet loose stools instead, and not many. I don't feel really sick.... "

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Way Primadolphilus every day, but that didn't seem to help...
" ...Florastor and Cultrelle and it seemed to help! She takes Nature's Way Primadolphilus every day, but that didn't seem to help... "

think between that and the vanco is what finally worked...
" ...florastor for about 2-3 months after my most severe bout with cd...i definitely think between that and the vanco is what final... "

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We found 7,519 discussions
RiisRiis
I know according to physiology and their website Florastor is not supposed to cause yeast infections but I always end up getting them once I've been taking it consistently for a couple days.
I have to think the yeast species out competes another bacterial strain that would ordinarily prevent the growth of candida. It's rather unfortunate since Florastor is highly effective. The hunt continues.

I started using Florastor as reccommended by someone...
" ...Florastor as ...with my IBS-D !!!!! Now, is there a cheaper alternative to Florastor?... "

samples of FloraStor and eventually her runny poo went away...
" ...daughter got the runs pretty badly for 4 days and the Dr gave me some samples of FloraStor and... "

past but have been taking Florastor for months now so maybe...
" ...past but have been taking Florastor for months now so maybe that has helped. I do suspect that my UC was prompted by... "

Post from
forums.dinet.org
a year now. Very expensive, but it's been the most helpful...
" ...probiotics. I've been taking Florastor for a year now. Very expensive, but it's been the most helpful aid for... "

As for the cdiff, I also highly recommend Florastor
" ...been to a gastroenterologist? I would be looking into ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease if I were you. They can both cause digestive ... "

Post from
www.ibsgroup.org
Try Drugstore.com I used Florastor while I had c.diff. I...
" ...I used Florastor while I had c.diff. I have IBS alternating D and constipation. I've learned more about Florastor in the last... "

Post from
cdiffdiscuss.org
the florastor really helps prevent D. I get wet loose...
" ...back, though the florastor really helps prevent D. I get wet loose stools instead, and not many. I don't feel really sick.... "

Post from
www.lifamilies.com
Way Primadolphilus every day, but that didn't seem to help...
" ...Florastor and Cultrelle and it seemed to help! She takes Nature's Way Primadolphilus every day, but that didn't seem to help... "

think between that and the vanco is what finally worked...
" ...florastor for about 2-3 months after my most severe bout with cd...i definitely think between that and the vanco is what final... "

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