can you mix probiotics?

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   Posted 7/22/2008 10:53 AM (GMT -6)   
can you take more than one kind of proiotic?
Mom to 19 year old daughter diagnosed 11/07.
colazal 3 x3 daily
purinethol 6mp=50mg daily
culturelle probiotic 1 daily
chewable vitamin
xifaxan antibiotic 400mg 2x day soon to be weaned-done
lo-estrin birth control pill for cramps started aroun 2003

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   Posted 7/22/2008 12:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Yep. You can take whatever you want. As far as I know the only danger is some people get bloating and gas if they take too many. I think there are quite a few people here who take different types.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 68
   Posted 7/22/2008 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
I take VSL#3 three times a day, one Culterelle and a good quality Pre/Pro biotic from Kordel each day!
DX with UC Jan 07
Currently taking Colazide (allergic to Asacol and Pentasa) 2 a day
Also taking VSL3 X3 a day
Just started LDN 4.5mg

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