Tabitha -- I noticed in your signature line awhile back you took these and saw them in Wal Mart. We don't use them every day - I got them for when we travel since they do not need to be refrigerated. That was a major convenience for travel.
FYI....I just got Sundown brand chewable acidophilus with Bifidus strawberry flavor which have 1 billion live cells per wafer. (Wafer is actually a chewable tablet) I thought I would try those - they do need to be refrigerated but instead of another pill this is like having a piece of candy. I get the caramel calcium chews for that same reason to eliminate another pill/capsule.
Now that we are both on the additional meds for treating the H Pylori I asked the Dr about
the pro biotic replenishing and dosage to try to keep ahead of what the anti biotics might be doing to the bacteria that seems to have gotten fairly balanced for my husband. We are taking two of the chewable ones each day.
61 yr old male~Colitis 1st diagnosed Jan '05-cleared up within a few wks. Flared again in May '06 (now UC) & hospitalized 5/07-currently heading towards a remission. Osteopena of spine from prednisone DX 8/07 Oct 07 feeling quite normal most days. 150mg Imuran
Zero mg prednisone 12 Asacol, Lidocaine Hydrochloride Jelly 2%,multi vitamin, iron 1X day, DanActive, chewable calcium, fiber capsule 1x day, Prilosec 20mg, enalapril 10mg, glipizide 5 mg, zocor 40 mg, baby aspirin, (Fentanyl pain patch 50mg 72 hrs Morphine Sulf 15 mg twice daily)Cortifoam enema PM, Canasa suppositiry AM, folic acid 1mg, Fosamax 1x month