Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG has also been used to treat Crohn’s disease, lactose intolerance, or vaginal yeast infections. However, research has shown that lactobacillus rhamnosus GG may not be effective in treating these conditions.
Other uses not proven with research have included treating cold sores, urinary tract infections, high cholesterol, indigestion, cold symptoms, and boosting the immune system.
It is not certain whether lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is effective in treating any medical condition. Medicinal use of this product has not been approved by the FDA. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG should not be used in place of medication prescribed for you by your doctor.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is often sold as an herbal supplement. There are no regulated manufacturing standards in place for many herbal compounds and some marketed supplements have been found to be contaminated with toxic metals or other drugs. Herbal/health supplements should be purchased from a reliable source to minimize the risk of contamination.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG may also be used for other purposes not listed in this product guide.
Follow all directions on the product label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.