Florajen Oral Precautions and Side Effects

  • Precautions

    Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to milk/lactose products; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

    Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:

    • diarrhea lasting more than 2 days (especially if you also have a high fever)
    • other stomach problems
    • recurring vaginal infections
    • recurring urinary tract infections

    Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding before using this product.

    Side Effects

    An increase in stomach gas may occur, but usually goes away with continued treatment. If this effect persists or worsens, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

    If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

    An allergic reaction to this product is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include:

    • rash
    • itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
    • dizziness
    • trouble breathing

    This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

    In the US -

    Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

    In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.