The following uses in humans or animals have been tested. The safety and efficacy of the same have not always demonstrated. Some of these conditions are potentially serious and a qualified healthcare provider should be evaluated by. Antibiotics (probiotics reduce adverse effects associated with use of antibiotics) a growing number of studies supporting the use of probiotics as a supplement for antibiotic therapy. Supplementation with probiotics during antibiotic treatment may reduce the adverse effects of antibiotics on the intestinal environment.
This includes the reduction of the growth of the bacterium Clostridium difficile, which can lead to colitis, a common complication related to antibiotics, especially in older people. Some probiotics also help prevent development of resistance to antibiotics. It has established that in children with acute illnesses the symbiotic carry a higher weight gain and fewer bacterial disease after treatment with antibiotics. The evidence is consistent in supporting supplementation with probiotics. Infection by Helicobacter pyloriLos antibiotics are the treatment most used to eradicate Helicobacter pylori, which is the cause of most stomach ulcers. The most common side effects are swelling of the abdomen, diarrhea, and taste disorders. Probiotics reduce these side effects and generally help people tolerate treatment.
They can also reduce levels of H. pylori in children as in adults. Yogurt with probiotics suppresses infection by H. pylori and can lead to a more complete eradication during antibiotic treatment. Atopic Dermatitis (eczema) probiotics appear to be promising in the reduction or prevention of syndrome of atopic eczema / dermatitis in children. Babies benefit when their mothers ingested probiotics during pregnancy and lactation. The direct supplementation in children can reduce the incidence of atopic eczema in half. It can also reduce cow’s milk allergies and other allergic reactions that appear when you suspend breastfeeding. Probiotics can stabilize the intestinal barrier function and decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in children with atopic dermatitis.