Rapid Rx Quiz: Probiotics

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


February 06, 2023

Probiotics is a term that refers to living microorganisms intended to offer health benefits to host users. They occur naturally in fermented products such as kombucha and yogurt, and they are produced in various over-the-counter pills. The most well-known and commonly studied species include Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, and Saccharomyces. Despite the popularity of probiotics, much about their use remains under investigation. Do you know key findings from the latest research as well as current indications, adverse effects, and contraindications? Test yourself with this short quiz.


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