Risa-Bid Side Effects
Generic Name: lactobacillus acidophilus
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug lactobacillus acidophilus. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Risa-Bid.
Applies to lactobacillus acidophilus: oral capsule, oral capsule delayed release, oral capsule liquid filled, oral liquid, oral powder, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral wafer
As well as its needed effects, lactobacillus acidophilus (the active ingredient contained in Risa-Bid) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
If any of the following side effects occur while taking lactobacillus acidophilus, check with your doctor immediately:Incidence not known:
- difficulty with swallowing
- 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
Minor Side Effects
Some lactobacillus acidophilus side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Incidence not known:
- Passing gas
It is possible that some side effects of Risa-Bid may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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