Probiotics and Diarrhea

April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

The Question: Does use of probiotics in children with diarrhea decrease the number of days missed at daycare? The Study: In this small study of 123 children ages 4 to 48 months old seen in the emergency department for diarrhea, half received standard treatment plus either high-dose or low-dose probiotics (Lactobacillus helveticus and Lactobacillus rhamnosus)…

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