Saccharomyces boulardii
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Saccharomyces boulardii?

(sak roe MYE sees boo LAR dee)

• This medicine is used to treat diarrhea.

• This medicine is used to relieve excess gas in the stomach.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are on a lactose-free diet, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are allergic to yeast, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Constipation. More liquids, regular exercise, or a fiber-containing diet may help. Talk with healthcare provider about a stool softener or laxative.

• Gas.

• Increased thirst.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency...

 
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