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Table of Contents > Supplements > Lactobacillus Acidophilus > Interactions
Possible Interactions with: Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Also listed as: Bifidobacterium; L. Acidophilus; Prebiotics; Probiotics
 

If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use Lactobacillus or other probiotics without first talking to your healthcare provider.

Sulfasalazine
A laboratory study suggests that L. acidophilus speeds up metabolism of sulfasalazine, a medication used to treat ulcerative colitis. The significance of this information is unknown at this time.


Drug Interactions
Sulfasalazine

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