The routine use of probiotics to reduce post-colonoscopy symptoms cannot be recommended on the basis of a recent clinical trial in Melbourne. The study of 150 patients at St Vincent’s Hospital found daily probiotic supplements were no better than placebo in terms of reducing post-procedural symptoms such as abdominal discomfort or bloating that are occur ...
Probiotics not much use for colonoscopy symptoms
By Mardi Chapman
29 Nov 2018