OptiBac Probiotics Saccharomyces Boulardii 16 Capsules. A supplement containing a highly researched microorganism, offering you a natural option, which can be safely taken alongside medicines or other supplements for diarrhoea, IBS or Candida. Saccharomyces boulardii is a unique and natural microorganism, which is extensively documented and proven to survive the stomach acidity and bile salts to reach the gut alive. This high quality supplement from OptiBac Probiotics offers you a natural option, which can be safely taken alongside medicines or supplements for diarrhoea, IBS or Candida. Saccharomyces boulardii is a highly researched, natural and safe yeast with different properties and actions to other yeasts. OptiBac Probiotics was the first company to introduce Saccharomyces boulardii to the UK. Having an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the gut may be associated with various digestive health conditions such as diarrhoea, Candida, IBS & IBD. This microorganism is more robust to environmental stressors than more common bacterial live cultures, and shows strong resistance to heat, humidity and stomach acidity levels. These live cultures of Saccharomyces boulardii from OptiBac Probiotics have been tested and shown to be especially stable and resistant. Saccharomyces boulardiiis a natural food supplement and not a medicine.
Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and is free from gluten.
Can safely be used either on an occasional or daily basis, depending on reasons for use. Adults and children (1 year & over): Take 1 to 4 capsules depending on severity of symptoms, and up to 6 capsules daily; or as professionally directed. OptiBac Probiotics may be used on an ongoing basis. Notes:- If taking anti-fungals, take separately (at least 2 hours apart). - For anyone unable to swallow capsules, the contents of the capsule can be mixed with a cold meal or cold beverage. - For infants and children the dose should be lowered.
Live cultures: Saccharomyces boulardii (250mg); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. Each capsule provides 5 billion live cultures.
It is not recommended to give live cultures to patients who: are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the Intensive Care Unit, have blood in the stool, have central venous catheters; or to post-surgical patients with open wounds, or infants with short bowel syndrome; unless under a doctor’s care. Furthermore, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking Saccharomyces boulardii, or 'For travelling abroad'.
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