An expert supplement from OptiBac, containing Lactobacillus bacteria such as acidophilus, and especially for anyone, aged 1 year and over, taking a typical course of antibiotics.
Each capsule provides 4 billion live cultures from OptiBac, guaranteed until end of expiry.
OptiBac 'For those on antibiotics'
For people who are taking antibiotics (e.g. penicillin, tetracycline, doxycycline), or who have recently finished an antibiotic course, the strains of natural bacteria in this supplement are especially selected for their suitability and safety. These two high quality strains of natural bacteria, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52 and Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, have been extremely well-researched, and are scientifically proven to survive to reach the gut alive, even during a course of antibiotics.
Antibiotics do not distinguish between friendly and harmful bacteria and are therefore thought to kill off much of the natural bacteria in the gut; this may often lead to side effects.
Can be given to adults and children (from 1 year and over) with the following recommendations:
*Can be taken at the same time as antibiotics - this product has been clinically trialled alongside antibiotics and found to reach the gut alive.
Note: Any customers taking particularly long-term and/or high strength antibiotics may want to consider taking OptiBac For every day EXTRA Strength instead. Also, for anyone unable to swallow capsules, the contents of the capsule can be mixed with a cold meal or beverage.
Like the rest of the OptiBac range, this does not require refrigeration.
Store out of direct sunlight.
Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions eg. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or to patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care. Furthermore, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces boulardii or 'For travelling abroad'.