OptiBac Probiotics 'Saccharomyces boulardii' is an extensively researched microorganism, proven to reach the gut alive. for anyone, 1 year and over, seeking a pure Saccharomyces boulardii supplement.
Each capsule provides 5 billion live cultures of pure, shelf stable Saccharomyces boulardii.
This strain has been internationally acclaimed as a well-researched and unique microorganism, and has been safely used for the last 50 years. Saccharomyces boulardii is a natural food supplement, and not a medicine.
Saccharomyces boulardii is a unique microorganism which is sold widely in the US, Scandinavia, Germany & France. 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 S. boulardii have been tested and shown to be especially stable and resistant.
Saccharomyces boulardii can be given to adults and children (from 1 year and over) with the following recommendations, or as professionally directed.
Take one to four capsules depending on severity of symptoms and up to six capsules daily, or as professionally directed. If taking anti-fungals, take separately (at least 2 hours apart). For infants and children the dose should be lowered
Drink plenty of water with your course of live cultures.
For anyone unable to swallow capsules, capsule can be opened and contents mixed with a cold meal or beverage.
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.