Journal reference: Fox MJ, Ahuja KD, Robertson IK, Ball MJ, Eri RD. Can probiotic yogurt prevent diarrhoea in children on antibiotics? A double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study. BMJ Open 2015;5(1): e006474. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006474
Published: 14 January 2015
|Probiotic yoghurt appears to reduce the incidence of diarrhoea in children receiving antibiotics in general practice settings.
The dose was 2 x 100 g tubs of Vaalia-brand yoghurt daily during the antibiotic course of treatment.
This is a reasonable preventive intervention to advise – especially for children who enjoy yoghurt.