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VSL#3


Sun, February 11, 2018 7:38 PM

I was wondering if anyone has used the probiotic VSL#3? If so, what was your experience with it? Is is a commonly recommended product?

FPO LANov
Joined Jan 1, 2018

Sun, April 01, 2018 3:01 PM

Reply posted for Scottflanagan3.

Thanks for your reply! We are getting ready to try it for our daughter and hoping it helps. 

FPO LANov
Joined Jan 1, 2018

Thu, March 29, 2018 7:55 PM

Reply posted for LANov.

I take it. It’s  one of those probiotics that’s helpful in conjunction with better eating and exercise. I read that a lot of folks who take it consume many pills a day, which I don’t think is cost effective but it can help keep things stable. I take a probiotic of some kind everyday and the vsl 3 is probably the best for what we deal with. 

FPO Scottflanagan3
Joined Jan 28, 2018

Tue, February 13, 2018 11:32 AM

Reply posted for jrichins.

Thanks so much for the reply! From what i have read, it looks like you should start slow on the dose. We are open to any other advice on this.....

FPO LANov
Joined Jan 1, 2018

Mon, February 12, 2018 10:24 PM

Reply posted for LANov.

My son uses it, it was recommended by gastro, as it is one that can pass through the digestive system into the gut without all "the good stuff" burning up before it gets there (as another probiotic may do).  We use as part of treatment, no adverse effects, but not sure if helps anything.  I figure it certainly cannot hurt (except the checkbook, maybe:)  It's quite expensive, but Costco is pretty competitive, price wise.

FPO jrichins
Joined Feb 10, 2018

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