Probiotics prevent Clostridium difficile in people taking antibiotics
(Published 20 November 2012)
Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7828
Diarrhoea associated with Clostridium difficile is a potentially fatal complication of antibiotic treatment, particularly in older people. Probiotics are an effective prophylactic, according to the latest meta-analysis of clinical trials. In pooled analyses, patients given …
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