Lactobacillus GG and S. boulardii probiotics are most demonstrably effective at preventing diarrhea, states the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. In addition to preventing diarrhea, probiotics derived from lactic aci... More »

Probiotics prevent diarrhea by keeping the intestines healthy and replacing microbes in the stomach that are stripped by the presence of diarrhea, according to WebMD. Probiotics are essentially healthy yeasts or bacteria... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Probiotics should be taken either 30 minutes before or during a meal or beverage, according to Probiotics seem to work best if they are taken with a meal or beverage that contains fat. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus plantarum are two probiotics often prescribed to patients who have diarrhea and colon inflammation associated with a Clostridium difficile infection, according to WebMD. Lactobac... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Although more research is needed to prove that probiotics treat diseases as of 2015, studies indicate that probiotics cure diseases such as diarrhea, urinary tract infection, lactose intolerance and skin disorders, accor... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

S. boulardii and candida are two different types of yeast. While candida is responsible for infections of various parts of the body, including the vagina, mouth, esophagus, skin and blood, S. boulardii is sometimes used ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

Florastor is a brand-name probiotic that contains Saccharomyces boulardii lyo, a yeast that promotes healthy bowel function, according to Florastor is sold over the counter and should not be taken by patients ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins