VSL#3 tablets - before/after meal?

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NachoLover
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   Posted 8/28/2009 5:53 PM (GMT -6)   
I just ordered a new batch of VSL#3 probiotic capsules.

Just wondering...does anyone know if it's better to take these BEFORE eating, DURING a meal of AFTERWARDS?

I've noticed that if I take them before, AS SOON as I put something in my stomach, it comes right back out! ;)

psychocolon
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   Posted 8/28/2009 6:33 PM (GMT -6)   
I use VSL#3 packets and take them whenever I want. There should be a detailed insert with info when you get them. I did not see any place saying you had to take them at a certain time. When you put something in your stomach and have a flare going it will come right back out because you get the peristalsis going. It is not from the VSL#3 , it is from the flare. Hope that helps.

Mitzo
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   Posted 8/28/2009 8:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Do the capsules have a vanilla-lemon taste? The packets I used had that and it was a bit hard to take.
23 years of UC which started after quitting smoking. In and out of flares which are usually triggered by antibiotics. Latest issue is endless diarrhea without blood or mucous.

 


Rio in Maryland
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   Posted 8/28/2009 8:43 PM (GMT -6)   
You shouldn't take VSL#3 at the same time as hot foods or hot drinks as the heat can inactivate the lactic acid bacteria. So, I take VSL#3 in between meals.
Rio, 33 year old male. Diagnosed with UC in 2006
Azathioprine (stopped), 4800 mg Asacol
VSL#3, Metamucil
Vitamin E enema or Canasa/Mesacol suppository occasionally

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