Probiotics: Preventing Complications of Antibiotic Use
What are probiotics? General Benefits of Probiotics
Benefits

The potential health benefits of a probiotic vary between different species and even different bacterial strains of the same species. There are, however, core benefits expected to be derived from probiotics specifically12

  • Supporting a healthy digestive tract
  • Supporting a healthy immune system

Beyond supporting a healthy immune system and digestive tract, it cannot be assumed that all probiotics will be effective for other conditions or purposes. Claims related to other health benefits, such as preventing AAD and CDAD, can only be made where efficacy has been shown in clinical studies.