Acidophilus vs Bifidobacterium Infantis

Acidophilus
(OTC)
Bifidobacterium Infantis
(OTC)
Acidophilus is a diarrhea medication.
Bifidobacterium Infantis is a diarrhea medication and an alternative medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.8
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Diarrhea
4.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
44,981 Discussions
691 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Thrush
#3 for Diarrhea
#4 for IBS
Acidophilus is approved for Yeast Infection and Thrush and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Diarrhea and IBS, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diarrhea
Bifidobacterium Infantis is approved for Diarrhea and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aci
Weight Gain
2
Common Cold
2
Dizziness
1
Pneumonia
1
Canker Sores
1
Tingling
1
Seizures
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Staph Infection
1
Bif
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Nightmares
1
Fainting
1
Glucose Intolerance
1
Bladder Cancer
1
Withdrawal Syndrome
1
Paranoia
1
Gum Disease
1
Kidney Disease
1
Ovarian Cysts
1
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Acidophilus
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Bifidobacterium Infantis
Bif
Weight Gain
Aci
Bif
2
0
Common Cold
Aci
Bif
2
0
Dizziness
Aci
Bif
1
0
Pneumonia
Aci
Bif
1
0
Canker Sores
Aci
Bif
1
0
Tingling
Aci
Bif
1
0
Seizures
Aci
Bif
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Aci
Bif
1
1
Loss of Appetite
Aci
Bif
1
0
Staph Infection
Aci
Bif
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bif
Aci
1
1
Nightmares
Bif
Aci
1
0
Fainting
Bif
Aci
1
0
Glucose Intolerance
Bif
Aci
1
0
Bladder Cancer
Bif
Aci
1
0
Withdrawal Syndrome
Bif
Aci
1
0
Paranoia
Bif
Aci
1
0
Gum Disease
Bif
Aci
1
0
Kidney Disease
Bif
Aci
1
0
Ovarian Cysts
Bif
Aci
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Acidophilus and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Bifidobacterium Infantis and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: , 300 million cell-250 mg
Tablet: , 500 million cell
Capsule: 1.5 billion cell, 4 mg
Powder: 1 billion cell/0.5 gram
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Lactobacillus Acidophilus , Lactobacillus Plantarum , Lactobacillus Acidophilus/Lactobacillus Sporogenes , Acidophilus/Lactobacillus Salivarius/Bifido B/S.Thermophl , Lactobacillus Acidophilus/Bifidobacterium Longum , Lactobacillus Acidophilus/Pectin Citrus
Bifidobacterium Infantis
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium Infantis: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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