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I'm getting surgery on Match 6th, removing 80 percent of my colon at first. (Three stage surgery) I've been prescribed Flagyl and Pred. I was wondering if it was a good idea to take probiotics while taking flagyl? What kinds should I take?
I take probiotics regardless whether I am also on antibiotics. I make homemade kefir with true kefir grains(not store bought kefir). I also make homemade 24 hour yogurt. Fresh, live probiotics are best. Otherwise VSL#3 (prescription) and probiotics found in the refrigerator at the store. Some studies have shown Saccharomyces boulardii to be helpful as well