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Long-term antibiotics and digest health (and fanjo health, too!)

(3 Posts)
PrettyCandles Thu 15-Sep-11 23:08:04

I am about to start taking a tetracycline AB for several months. How can I best safeguard my digestive health, as well as avoid developing thrush?

nightcat Thu 15-Sep-11 23:28:15

sounds a bit drastic, several months?? probiotics spring to mind, but not sure if they can keep up the good work with long-term a/bs...

Apparently sauerkraut (in brine, no vinegar) is a natural probiotic, maybe include that too (should work out cheaper long term than probiotics)

PrettyCandles Fri 16-Sep-11 09:24:33

I don't like the idea of taking long term abs, but I like rosacea even less.

Fortunately, I like brine pickles!

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