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Lactobacillus Overview

Lactobacillus is a genus of Gram-positive, facultative anaerobic or microaerophilic, rod-shaped, non-spore-forming bacteria.[1] They are a major part of the lactic acid bacteria group (i.e. they convert sugars to lactic acid). In humans, they constitute a significant component of the microbiota at a number of body sites, such as the digestive system, urinary system, and genital system. In women of European ancestry, Lactobacillus species are normally a major part of the vagin...

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Irritable Bowl Syndrome Treatment

My wife, aged 73 years, has been ailing with diarrhea dominated IBS for the past 4 years. The consultant has prescribed Lactobacillus capsules to control the disorder. Is there any other medicine which is more effective without side effects? ## Sir, i was searching for info on darolac ibs when i came across your post. I want to ask you if you have had your wife's serum b12 levels tested? It is very similar to my story and taking vitamin b12 has cured me of this and many other ailments. ## Hi. I'm searching for information regarding the use of Hyoscyamine ER 0.375mg tablets for treating irritable bowel syndrome. Does this medicine help alleviate stomach discomfort associated with IBS? ## I have been diagnosed with IBS. Whenever I eat food and mainly drinks, fresh blood passes wit...

Vizylac versus Velgut

My doctor prescribed me Vizylac, but the compound pharmacy gave me Velgut and said they are both the same composition. l am not sure. Please let me know if you have any information on this.

what is lactovita used for

Verification of lactovita ## Hello, Hannes! How are you? As listed by the FDA, the bacteria Lactobacillus Acidophilus is one that is naturally occurring in the body and this supplement is used to aid it back to restore the natural bacterial balance after someone has been one a course of antibiotics, or other medications that may eradicate it. In some people, it may cause diarrhea and nausea, as side effects. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am using an anti-biotic, Macro pen 500, to treat symptoms of a boil. Can I use Lactovita together with this ## Iam swollen cant get my winds out very blotted and vry uncomvertebal can i use this lactovita

providac capsules for burning sensation

my mother has burning sensation in stomach can she take providac for the same ## i having a pain in the right side of my stomech i.e abdominal side and when ever the pain starts i feel like going to the motion but after a few seconds the pain stops recently i have consulted a doctor and he has given me providac , rabium 20 and a digestion syrup and the reports say that i have problem with the eritum bowl so pls suggest me on this problem ## lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium capsules, PROVIDAC CAPSULES 10 Capsules ## 1) Early morning after you get up from bed (without even brushing your teeth) drink 1.50 litres of water i.e., 5 to 6 glasses. Better to pre-measure 1.50 litres of water. Let us all know that our ancestors termed this therapy as "Usha Paana Chikitsa". You...

Clostridium Butyricum as Probiotic

bacillus mesentericus TO-A JPC 1 million, clostridium butyricum TO-A 2 million, lactobacillus 50 million, Streptococcus faecalis T-110 JPC 30 million formulations are being marketed as pre-probiotics. However there is conflicting information about Streptococcus (enterococcus) faecalis being an opportunistic pathogen. There is not much scientific data about the other two species either in peer reviewed journals. Would like to have more details ## I know Wiki isn't a peer reviewed journal, but it does state many facts on E. faecalis that align with what you're stating: E. faecalis (Enterococcus faecalis) can cause endocarditis and bacteremia, urinary tract infections (UTI), meningitis, and other infections in humans. That said, it is in fact a pathogen. Apparently Streptococcus fa...


I was used tetracycline 500 mg twice a day for 10 days , and now I have itching and burning sensation in tip of my pennies as well as annal area, I was thinking because of antibiotics I lost some good bacteria due that yeast infection developed , so can I take Bifilac capsules

Bifilac cap,. Providac cap. & VSL#3 cap diffrence between them

I 'm resident of New Delhi treated at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Endoscopy & Colonoscopy check-up also there and doctor advice me to take Refugut cap for 7 days and Bifilac cap. for 40 days. Again, I was treated at Medanta Medacity Hospital at Guregaon. I was recommended to take Providac cap. alongwith other medicines i.e. Shelcal 500, Zevit, Folic-Acid take upto three months. I want to know what is differences between 'Providac' 'Bifilac' and 'VSL#3' capsules

providac capsules

dosage ## I only found some limited details about this medication. It appears to be available in India and contain Lactobacillus (a type of bacteria) for restoring healthy bacteria in the intestines. Also, finding details about dosages is vague because the information is presented in a way which i do not understand. For example I have read "1-1-1 for two weeks" or "1-0-1", but I am not sure what that refers to. For specific dosage I would recommend double checking with the doctor who prescribed this medication. Supplemental details are available at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## FOR ibms which is better medicine, Meva SR or Provodac or Colospa Retard ## The dosage 1-1-1 means that you have to take the medicine thr...

Velgut Capsules

kindly specify the duration for which velgut capsules are to be used. ## Hello, My research states that Velgut capsules are a probiotic supplement and can be taken once daily. If you feel the need to take more, please consult a doctor. Probiotics are meant to conserve and restore the natural balance of organisms (also referred to as microflora) in the intestines. This can help with a wide range of gastrointestinal issues such as gas, diarrhea, and cramping. The active ingredients are: lactobacillus acidophilus, lactobacillus planatrum, lactobacillus casei, lactobacillus rhamnosus, bifidobacterium breve, bifidobacterium longum/bifidobacterium infantis, Streptococcus thermophilus, Saccharomyces boulardii, fructooligosaccharides and possibly more. You can learn more about this drug on the ...

I Am Looking For Actigut Capsule Use Side Effects

I Am Looking For Actigut Capsule Use Side Effects generic names pharnacokinetics ## Hi alex, Based on my research, Actigut contains the main ingredient Lactobacillus Acidophilus. Lactobacillus Acidophilus is a strain of good bacteria also known as as a probiotic which can help to prevent colds and treat/ relieve symptoms of certain gastrointestinal issues like irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, and Crohn's disease. It is also used to treat vaginal yeast infections and urinary tract infections. Some strains of Lactobacillus spp. and other lactic acid bacteria may possess potential therapeutic properties including anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activities, as well as other features of interest. Side effects associated with Lactobacillus Acidophilus are usually mild and most common...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule, 2.5billionunit, 2000000000cfu + 2000000000cfu + 2000000000cfu + 2000000000cfu, 5000000unit
  • Granule
  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Chewable
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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