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How Bifidobacteria interacts with Antibiotics

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Proven

Bifidobacteria is part of the normal bacteria found in the digestive tract and can be eliminated by antibiotics. It is important to take bifidobacteria following a course of antibiotics to help replace the bacteria eliminated by the antibiotic. (1) (2)

These drugs include Aminoglycosides, Cephalosporins, Fluoroquinolones, Quinolones, Macrolides, Penicillins, Sulfonamides, Tetracyclines, Trimethoprin-containing antibiotics, Carbapenems, Monobactams, chloramphenicol, spectinomycin, Streptogramins, vancomycin, Oxalodinones, Lincosamides, Nitrofurans


  1. View Abstract: Lim KS, et al. Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bifidobacteria. J Dairy Sci. Aug1993;76(8):2168-74.
  2. View Abstract: Charteris WP, et al. Antibiotic Susceptibility of Potentially Probiotic Bifidobacterium Isolates from the Human Gastrointestinal Tract. Lett Appl Microbiol. May1998;26(5):333-37.

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