Culturelle for Kids Side Effects

Generic Name: lactobacillus rhamnosus gg

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of lactobacillus rhamnosus gg. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Culturelle for Kids.

Not all side effects for Culturelle for Kids may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to lactobacillus rhamnosus gg: oral capsule, oral powder for reconstitution

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking lactobacillus rhamnosus gg (the active ingredient contained in Culturelle for Kids) hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Less serious side effects are more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor, pharmacist, herbalist, or other healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to lactobacillus rhamnosus gg: oral capsule, oral powder for reconstitution

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects including Lactobacillus bacteremia have been reported rarely. Two cases of patients with both bacteremia and sepsis attributable to the Lactobacillus species have also been reported.

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