Probiotics assist with the digestive process by increasing the amount of good bacteria in the colon, according to Beth Orenstein for Everyday Health. When this occurs, food moves through the gut and the results look like... More »

Probiotics are very beneficial to overall health, but they are especially good for the digestive system, notes WebMD. Probiotics may help replenish the good bacteria in the gut after taking medication such as antibiotics... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements

Probiotics, beneficial yeasts or bacteria, address the imbalance of organisms in the intestinal tract that result from diarrhea. Under normal conditions, the intestines host millions of beneficial bacteria, and the use o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Common side effects of Zithromax Z-Pak include mild upset stomach, mild stomach pain, mild diarrhea, dizziness, and vaginal itching or discharge, states Everyday Health. Fatigue, nervousness, insomnia, mild rash or ringi... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects

Drugs that cause alopecia, or hair loss, include blood thinners such as warfarin and heparin, gout medications such as allopurinol and beta blockers such as ateolol and metaprolol that lower blood pressure, explains Ever... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects

Medications that cause bowel leakage, according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, are those with the side effects of loose stools and diarrhea. Although many drugs can cause diarrhea, the most ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects

Because spirulina is not FDA-regulated and is grown on the surface of water, individuals who ingest it can expose themselves to bacterial gastrointestinal diseases that cause vomiting and diarrhea, states WebMD. The high... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Side Effects