Drugs containg yeast and yeast infection

Patient

Q: I am prone to get yeast infection, by taking drugs containing yeast ,, will that just make it worse?

Doctor

A:   Hello thanks for your health query on ATD

The yeast present in food items or in medicines are quite different from the disease-causing yeast. You can safely take food or medicine containing yeast.

Hope this helped you.

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