You definitely need to be on a good probiotic when you're taking antibiotics, even if you don't take one regularly. In people with IBD, antibiotics increase the risk of c. diff colitis; replacing the good bacteria can help prevent that.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from Entocort.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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