Message Number: YG1537 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Christopher
Date: 2001-03-21 12:17:00 UTC
Subject: Re:diarrhea/antibiotics

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Rosalie Yudelson <rosalie5h2o@e...>
> Hi-I'm a holistic med. student-what is usually recommended for
>humans taking antibiotics and experiencing diarrhea is acidophilus.
>It works by replacing the "good" bacteria in the GI tract that has
>been wiped out >by the antibiotics. Has anyone had any experience
>with administering it to ferrets?

My vet uses a product called "bene-bac" which I assume is short for
beneficial bacteria. Comes as a white powder to sprinkle over the
food or mix in with soup.

Christopher & Crew