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Florastor for Diarrhea User Reviews

Florastor has an average rating of 6.1 out of 10 from a total of 15 reviews for the treatment of Diarrhea. 53% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 40% reported a negative experience.

Florastor rating summary

6.1/10 average rating

15 ratings from 16 user reviews.

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Reviews for Florastor

  • IBS-D
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • March 13, 2018

"I cannot say enough about Florastor! After suffering from IBS-D for as long as I can remember and being on all kinds of prescription medications, I tried Florastor not expecting much. Twenty years of eating, setting my fork down, and running for the restroom have stopped! I have my life back and can go out to eat without any worries. Thanks so much, Florastor. I wish there was a better way to show my appreciation. Life changing for the better!"

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  • Bobbe...
  • July 11, 2016

"I've suffered for 30 years w IBS d and IBS C AND was beside myself because was not always able to walk 3 or 4 steps toward bathroom when diahrea started. Florestor changed my life...for the better. I've been taking 1 capsule a day for a year. That problem has cleared up completely and my IBS attacks have been greatly reduced."

10 / 10
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  • rpking
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • December 28, 2015

"I am a 54-year-old man and have suffered from chronic stomach problems for more than 7 years--the worst in the last 3. I went 6 months gluten free with little help. Six month ago I started taking Nature's Bounty Priobiotic 10 (bought at Costco). I would say that it improved my condition by 25%. Two weeks ago someone recommended Florastor. I tried it and my churning, gassy stomach went away in the first day. BUT...I started feeling by the end of the first day a bloating of my upper GI that got increasingly uncomfortable with each passing day. I reduced the dosage from two caps a day to just 1 cap a day. No change. Bloated upper GI still. I'm on my fourth day back on Nature's Bounty Probiotic 10. No more chest pressure."

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  • River...
  • Taken for 10 years or more
  • March 21, 2021

"I use this daily for gut health. Most of the side effects listed above are common from antibiotics not Florastor. Hives, itching and rashes are allergies to antibiotics. I know because I'm allergic to all classes of antibiotics and those were just some of the bumps and strange rashes. I discovered Florastor as a result of a serous injury to my son. They had him on antibiotics for months. This was the only probiotic that worked while he was on antibiotics. My family has had no problems or reactions to Florastor at all. Also, when you start any probiotic, you often feel worse for a week and then everything settles down. I love Florastor and highly recommend it!"

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  • zammer
  • March 8, 2021

"This is contrary to what Florastor is supposed to do, and the events may be coincidental. I report them as they happened, and wonder is anyone had a similar experience. I was prescribed the antibiotic Augmentin for an onset of diverticulitis. The ER doctor suggested I take a probiotic with it. I took Augmentin without effect for two days, until Florastor arrived. I took two of them with food in the AM. In a couple hours, perhaps fewer, I was struck with repeated diarrhea, about 5 episodes. I was wakened from sleep twice because of it. It lasted about 20 hours. I stopped Flotastor for two days, until I'd finished the Augmentin. I then took one Florastor pro and one pre/pro. Diarrhea followed, about the same as previously. I've taken no more Florastor, there has been no intestinal distress."

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  • vblaes
  • October 4, 2019

"Had terrible diarrhea as a result of taking an antibiotic that I needed to stop. Gastroenterologist on call recommended I take two Florastor Twice a day. On the third day I broke out and terrible hives that have not cleared up. Been taking Benadryl and using triamcinolone ointment to help. If it doesn't get better I need to go on a prednisone pack. Not happy at all."

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  • BFano
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • July 22, 2021

"OK, it's early, I'm on second day, but I have been having gastro/BM problems for years. YEARS. Then two years ago I contracted Cdiff, three days in hospital. Following that, still have problems of the gut. I have tried everything, multiple gastro visits, no luck so far. Last gasp was high CFU standard Probiotics, and a prescription of XIFAXAN which I have not started due to fear of Cdiff reoccurrence. Yesterday I discovered FLORASTOR by reading research papers on line. I have recently had extreme stomach gurgling in the AM. Well happy to say that after two pills, the gurgling is 90% reduced this morning. We post again as things evolve but so far so good. I will hold off on the XIFAXAN until we see what the FLORASTOR does on it's own."

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  • anon
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 28, 2023

"Made my condition Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) way worse. Somehow made the bloating and cramping and abdominal pain way worse. Also gave me shortness of breath. I think this stuff can cause inflammation in certain people. I'd advise you to avoid this if you have SIBO. Now I just have to wait for it to make its way out of my system so I can get back to feeling normal!"

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  • Patriot
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • December 6, 2020

"I took Florastor to help with an antibiotic I was taking, it was wonderful - until I got so itchy. All over. Palms of my hands, feet, head. Researched and itchiness is one of the side effects. Too bad because I thought it was great. Stopped taking it. 2 days ago. Still itchy. Driving me crazy!"

8 / 10
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  • Mel
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • January 30, 2022

"Have typically taken Florastor for a few weeks when taking antibiotics after a bad bout with c-diff. It worked well in those instances; however I decided to take it daily, 2 a day. After a couple of months, I developed a rash in my torso that started spreading along with tingling on my lips & tip of my tongue. My doctor put me on Prednisone along with Triamcinolone cream four days ago and things are finally clearing up."

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  • Anonymous
  • January 26, 2023

"I have had chronic diarrhea for three years and tried numerous products over the counter. Floristor has worked for me and I have been using it for the last year Successfully. When I first started taking it, I took one pill every day, but now I use it every other day, and have not had any problems in several months."

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  • Clutch
  • August 21, 2020

"Been struggling daily with IBS symptoms, and Florastor is the only probiotic that stopped it. Yes, it is stopped. Can't say enough about this. Good product."

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  • Deb
  • December 16, 2013

"I had chronic ulcers, stomach pain, gas and one day on Florastor and all symptoms are totally gone."

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  • Lin
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • November 13, 2019

"Started Florastor for IBS and it Caused abdominal pain and bad heart burn."

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  • broad...
  • March 21, 2017

"Started using this after surgery due to constipation. Worked great with no interaction. "

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  • casey
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • December 1, 2022

"Florastor gave me severe itchy bumps/hives over my entire body. Had to seek medical care. Am suffering greatly and advise people not to purchase!"

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