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 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 serve as diarrhea treatment by restoring the balance of microbes in the gut, states WebMD. Probiotics are used to treat diarrhea in children, diarrhea from antibiotics, travelers' diarrhea and inflammatory bow... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

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

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

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