Vsl#3

Last Update April 28, 2016
Vsl#3 is a diarrhea medication.
Uses: Our data suggest that some patients take Vsl#3 for Ulcerative Colitis, IBS and Crohn's Disease, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is approved for Diarrhea. Read More
Other brands: VSL#3 DS
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for Ulcerative Colitis
4.0
Concern level
2.2
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Positive 947 "Then a year ago my GI where I used to live recommended VSL#3, cited research saying it had helped in rats, told me I needed a probiotic with more than just acidophilus (I had told her I ate a lot of... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 373 "I stopped the vsl#3 because I really wasn't getting any better on it or off, so I chose to stop it for now and see how things progress. I still have in in my refrigerator though. I think the red... "Read more negative discussions
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VSL#3 DS
1,154 discussions
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Rowasa
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Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
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Facts about Vsl#3

Alchohol warning on Vsl#3
There may be a negative interaction between Vsl#3 and alcohol.
How do I obtain Vsl#3?
Over the counter (no prescription needed)
How do I take Vsl#3?
Pill
What dosages are available?
112.5 billion cell Capsule, 450 billion cell Powder
Ingredients
Lactobacillus Combination No./S.Thermophl/Bif Cmb1
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