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The right dosage of acidophilus (a type of probiotic, or "good bacteria") depends on why you are taking it. For example, for preventing or treating diarrhea, some experts recommend 1 to 2 billion colony forming units (CFUs) per day -- about what you’d find in a single tablet of some acidophilus supplements. To maintain intestinal health, experts recommend from 1 to 15 billion CFUs per day. Talk to your doctor about the right dosage of acidophilus for you.
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