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Date Joined Oct 2007
Total Posts : 67
   Posted 10/10/2007 1:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I currently am not having D...but was wondering if probiotics are good for crohnies anyway.  Anyone recommend a brand??
27 yr old female, diagnosed with crohn's colitis with stricture of the colon april 2007--still new to this whole thing--
medications:  Imuran 50 MG, Lialda 1.2g

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Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 20552
   Posted 10/10/2007 2:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, they are good to take daily and indefinitely for IBDers flaring or not and IBSers too...I use primadophilus reuteri made by natures way, you can google it and lots of info on it...research has shown probiotics are a huge benefit since we tend to have bacterial over-growth.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 345
   Posted 10/16/2007 10:11 AM (GMT -6)   
I've been using Align, and havent noticed any real change except my poop smells just like baby poop. . . weird.
32 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish. 
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004. 
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores.  Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula. 

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 277
   Posted 10/16/2007 10:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I use the same brand as PB4.  works well for me.  only thing is that you have to keep it refrigerated but I take it at night so it doesn't matter
it is supposed to be good for us regardless if we have C or D  =0)
Newbie - 35 yrs old Diagnosed: 08/03/07
Asacol 3x day
Imuran 50MG 3 x day
Lamictal 125 MG/day for bioloar II

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