Lactinex

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Taken for: Diarrhea*, IBS*
Prescribing mode: OTC
Lactinex is a brand name for a probiotic supplement used to replace microorganisms (gut flora) in the human intestines and colon. The ...
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Lactinex for Diarrhea
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Lactinex OralI use Lactinex for treating cold sores. The m...
" User Reviews & Ratings - Lactinex Oral I use Lactinex for treating cold sores. The minute I feel one coming on I take some. If I take it at night usually the beginning of the cold sore is... "

he also has a cold, runny nose and a little cough....
" Lactinex For Diarrhea In 3 Month Old? Has anyone used Lactinex ...has milk allergy. Anyway, dr said to use this lactinex. Anyone else's LO have diarrhea? She also has a cold, runny nose and a... "

s most people is taking acidophilis (lactinex, yogurt, etc....
" I have Fibro and IBS. I was just diagnosed with the Fibro last week, so I don't know much about that, but I DO know that IBS is something that is hugely affected by your diet. There are meds that... "

I add one packet of Lactinex , this has realy helped with...
" ...and once a week I add one packet of Lactinex , this has realy helped with my indigestion which i rarely... "

use lactinex at any age. i would probably do 1/2 packet...
" you can use lactinex at any age. i would probably do 1/2 packet at her age and i say give it 2-3x/day depending on... "

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got terrible D. I stopped the lactinex and the D stopped....
" ...but when my daughter took Lactinex along with an antibiotic as ...got terrible D. I stopped the lactinex and the D stopped. My mother gets D from... "

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my younger son Lactinex too. Hope you are feeling better,...
" I gave my younger son Lactinex too. Hope you are feeling better, Bea. Know you got sick really fast. Could it have been the other... "

daughter had us use Lactinex granuals on my daughter. They...
" My daughter had us use Lactinex granuals on my daughter. They could be bought at like a K-mart pharmacy but behind the counter. They have to be kept refrigerated. Anyway, put a packet in with a... "

granuals. I put them in the bottle and it helped stop...
" ...and I also used Lactinex granuals. I put them in the bottle and it helped stop the... "

I used to give my daughter Lactinex when she was little and...
" I used to give my daughter Lactinex when she was little and had ear infections... "

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Lactinex OralI use Lactinex for treating cold sores. The m...
" User Reviews & Ratings - Lactinex Oral I use Lactinex for treating cold sores. The minute I feel one coming on I take some. If I take it at night usually the beginning of the cold sore is... "

he also has a cold, runny nose and a little cough....
" Lactinex For Diarrhea In 3 Month Old? Has anyone used Lactinex ...has milk allergy. Anyway, dr said to use this lactinex. Anyone else's LO have diarrhea? She also has a cold, runny nose and a... "

s most people is taking acidophilis (lactinex, yogurt, etc....
" I have Fibro and IBS. I was just diagnosed with the Fibro last week, so I don't know much about that, but I DO know that IBS is something that is hugely affected by your diet. There are meds that... "

I add one packet of Lactinex , this has realy helped with...
" ...and once a week I add one packet of Lactinex , this has realy helped with my indigestion which i rarely... "

use lactinex at any age. i would probably do 1/2 packet...
" you can use lactinex at any age. i would probably do 1/2 packet at her age and i say give it 2-3x/day depending on... "

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cdiffdiscuss.org
got terrible D. I stopped the lactinex and the D stopped....
" ...but when my daughter took Lactinex along with an antibiotic as ...got terrible D. I stopped the lactinex and the D stopped. My mother gets D from... "

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cdiffdiscuss.org
my younger son Lactinex too. Hope you are feeling better,...
" I gave my younger son Lactinex too. Hope you are feeling better, Bea. Know you got sick really fast. Could it have been the other... "

daughter had us use Lactinex granuals on my daughter. They...
" My daughter had us use Lactinex granuals on my daughter. They could be bought at like a K-mart pharmacy but behind the counter. They have to be kept refrigerated. Anyway, put a packet in with a... "

granuals. I put them in the bottle and it helped stop...
" ...and I also used Lactinex granuals. I put them in the bottle and it helped stop the... "

I used to give my daughter Lactinex when she was little and...
" I used to give my daughter Lactinex when she was little and had ear infections... "

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