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Florastor Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Florastor (saccharomyces boulardii lyo).

Major

Saccharomyces boulardii lyo (applies to Florastor) immunodeficiency

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Bone Marrow Transplantation, Organ Transplant, Bone Marrow Depression/Low Blood Counts

Saccharomyces boulardii lyo probiotics should not be used in pre- or post- organ or bone marrow transplant patients and other patients considered severely immunocompromised or critically ill.

Moderate

Probiotics (applies to Florastor) immunosuppression

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Immunodeficiency

Probiotics, especially those containing lactobacillus, should be used with caution in immunosuppressed patients.

References

  1. "Product Information. Culturelle DS (lactobacillus rhamnosus GG)." ConAgra Functional Foods PROD
  2. Salminen MK, Tynkkynen S, Rautelin H, et al. "Lactobacillus bacteremia during a rapid increase in probiotic use of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in Finland." Clin Infect Dis 35 (2002): 1155-60
  3. Land MH, Rouster-Stevens K, Woods CR, Cannon ML, Cnota J, Shetty AK "Lactobacillus sepsis associated with probiotic therapy." Pediatrics 115 (2005): 178-81

Florastor drug interactions

There are 278 drug interactions with Florastor (saccharomyces boulardii lyo).


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.