probiotics

Gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions and antibiotic-associated diarrhea during antibiotic therapy in outpatient practice: prevention and treatment

Adverse drug reactions affecting gastrointestinal tract, quite often with the development of antibioticassociated diarrhea, are the most common undesirable effects of antibiotic therapy in outpatient practice. This review provides modern approaches …

The evidence base and practical approaches to probiotic use in clinical practice: a focus on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium lactis Вb-12

Over the last 20 years, there is an ever-increasing interest in the use of probiotics for the variety of health problems worldwide. However, the evidence base for various probiotic microorganisms differs significantly. This review provides data on …

New probiotic strain Streptococcus salivarius K12 in clinical practice

Over the last decades, probiotic strains for topical administration (including oral cavity) have appeared in clinical practice. Streptococcus salivarius K12 is a promising probiotic for prevention and treatment of the upper respiratory tract and ENT …

Current approaches to prophylaxis and treatment of travelers’ diarrhea

Travelers’ diarrhea is the most common infectious disease in this subpopulation and usually develops within the first week of travel. This review presents summarized data on epidemiology and etiology of travelers’ diarrhea. Nonspecific precautions …

Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bacterial Strains Contained in the Probiotic Preparation «Linex»

Currently, there is an ever-increasing consumption of probiotics contained in foods, food supplements, and medicinal products. A number of studies to determine efficacy of those products in different medical conditions is also increasing. Meanwhile, …

Potential for the Use of Probiotics in Clinical Medicine

Currently, prophylactic and therapeutic use of probiotics is a common practice worldwide, although their effectiveness remains controversial. This review presents data on main probiotic microorganisms. This paper summarizes available evidence-based …

The Place of Probiotics in Human Intestinal Infections

Reprinted from «International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents» 2002; 20:313,9 – with permission from Elsevier. (The translation has not been rewieved by Elsevier prior to printing).

A number of studies have been carried out on the effect of several …