Review: Probiotics are effective in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea
- JAMA: Probiotics can reduce risk of diarrhea caused by antibiotics, study finds. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/12/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article presents information on a study according to which diarrhea caused by the side effect of antibiotics can be prevented by probiotics.
- Probiotics are associated with a decreased risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Cremonini, Filippo; Videlock, Elizabeth Jane // Evidence Based Medicine;Apr2013, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p71
The article discusses probiotics that are associated with a decreased risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. It also discusses methods and a random-effects model was used to calculate the relative risk (RR) and the 95 percent confidence interval (CI). Sensitivity analyses revealed effects in...
- Ease Antibiotic Side Effects. // Prevention;Sep2012, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p14
The article presents information on a report according to which side effects of consuming antibiotics such as diarrhea can be reduced by eating food with active cultures of probiotics.
- Probiotics Help Prevent Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea. Dye, D. // Life Extension;Aug2012, p22
The article discusses research which was conducted by Susanne Hempel et al., was reported in a 2012 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" and found that the use of probiotic supplements can help prevent antibiotic associated diarrhea.
- Clinical digest. Combining probiotics with antibiotics could prevent C. difficile diarrhoea. // Nursing Standard;6/19/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 42, p17
The article discusses a report "Probiotics for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea in Adults and Children," by J. Goldenberg et al. in a 2013 issue of the journal "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews." Goldenberg and colleagues found that probiotic supplements could...
- Probiotics ease antibiotic GI side effect. // Clinical Advisor;Jul2012, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p20
The article reports on a recent systematic review and meta-analysis, which suggests that probiotics may reduce antibiotic associated diarrhea by as much as nearly 50%. It demonstrates that probiotics are shown to restore gut microecology for facilitating the growth of pathogenic species during...
- Clinical digest. 'Good bacteria' ineffective in treating antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in older patients. // Nursing Standard;11/6/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p16
The article discusses the article "Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria in the Prevention of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhoea (AAD) and Clostridium Difficile Diarrhoea in Older Patients (PLACIDE): A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicentre Trial" by S. Allen et al in "The Lancet",...
- Antibiotic overdose? Levine, Hallie // Cosmopolitan;Jan1998, Vol. 224 Issue 1, p74
Asks whether taking too many antibiotics can cause drug-resistant infection. Side effects of taking unnecessary antibiotics; Uses of more powerful antibiotics.
- DOXYCYCLINE (dox-e-SY-kleen). // Drug Topics;2/1/99, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p32
Offers information on the doxycycline antibiotic. Brand name of some doxycycline drugs; How to use the medicine; Drugs and foods to avoid; Side effects.