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Bacid (LAC) Side Effects

Generic name: lactobacillus acidophilus

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 11, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about lactobacillus acidophilus. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Bacid (LAC).

Applies to lactobacillus acidophilus: oral capsule, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral wafer.

Serious side effects of Bacid (LAC)

Along with its needed effects, lactobacillus acidophilus (the active ingredient contained in Bacid (LAC)) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking lactobacillus acidophilus:

Incidence not known

  • Cough
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives, itching, or rash
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • tightness in the chest
  • trouble breathing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Other side effects of Bacid (LAC)

Some side effects of lactobacillus acidophilus may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

  • Passing gas

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.