I've never used either of them...I'd not use packets..I prefer capsules and use them at bedtime.
All you can do is try them and see how you do. Keep us posted.
This is the label for the Probiotic 225...ingredients:
This is what's in the VSL#3 packets:
COMPOSITION PER PACKET OF VSL#3
Lactic Acid Bacteria: - 450
Other Ingredient contained in VSL3: Corn
*Heather* I give suggestions, do with them what you will.
Status: ...Asacol 3 @ 2x daily; Salofalk enema @ 3rd night (nightly/ flares, tapered/maintenance)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol 20mg as needed; Zantac 150mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma);Effexor XR 37.5 (depression)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care+Primadophilus Reuteri capsules @ bedtime)
~Metamucil capsules 6 twice daily with meals; Vitamin D 4500 IU
~URSO for PBC(or PSC?) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!