Acidophilus vs Psyllium Husk

Acidophilus
(OTC)
Psyllium Husk
(OTC)
Acidophilus is a diarrhea medication.
Psyllium Husk is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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4.8
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Helpfulness
for IBS
4.0
Concern level
1.2
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
44,986 Discussions
19,725 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 Constipation
#2 for IBS
Psyllium Husk is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition.
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
Psy
Runny Nose
1
PVC's
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Dizziness
1
Burps
1
Heart Disease
1
Diverticulitis
1
Rash
1
Migraines
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
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Weight Gain
Aci
Psy
2
0
Common Cold
Aci
Psy
2
0
Dizziness
Aci
Psy
1
1
Pneumonia
Aci
Psy
1
0
Canker Sores
Aci
Psy
1
0
Tingling
Aci
Psy
1
0
Seizures
Aci
Psy
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Aci
Psy
1
1
Loss of Appetite
Aci
Psy
1
0
Staph Infection
Aci
Psy
1
0
Runny Nose
Psy
Aci
1
0
PVC's
Psy
Aci
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Psy
Aci
1
1
Dizziness
Psy
Aci
1
1
Burps
Psy
Aci
1
0
Heart Disease
Psy
Aci
1
0
Diverticulitis
Psy
Aci
1
0
Rash
Psy
Aci
1
0
Migraines
Psy
Aci
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Psy
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 Psyllium Husk 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
Powder: 6 gram, 3 gram/3 gram, 2.6 gram/4.1 gram, 3.4 gram/5.4 gram, 4.3 gram/6 gram, 6 gram/6 gram
Capsule: 0.4 gram, 0.52 gram, 20 mg
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
Psyllium Husk, Psyllium Seed
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Acidophilus and Psyllium Husk: 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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