Biogaia Flotera

Biogaia Flotera

Manufacturer:

United Lab

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938.
Description
Chewable tab: See Table 1.

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Ingredients: Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, Bulking agent: Isomalt DC, 200 DC 100, Sweetener: Xylitol, Encapsulator: Palm Oil, Flavorant: Strawberry Flavouring, Taste enhancer: Citric acid, anhydrous.
Oral drops: See Table 2.

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Ingredients: Sunflower oil (Suspending liquid), Medium chain triglyceride oil (Suspending liquid), Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, Silica (Processing aid).
Indications/Uses
Enhances intestinal ecology.
Improves digestion.
Helps enhance natural resistance to intestinal infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Chewable tab: Recommended dose for children 4 years old and up: Orally, 1 to 2 chewable tablets per day, or as directed by a doctor.
Use regularly for food digestive health or when temporary stomach discomfort occurs.
Oral drops: Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet (contains all of the food groups such as rice and its alternatives; meat, fish, poultry, eggs, milk or legumes; vegetables; fruits; fats and oils; sugars and beverages).
Recommended oral use for children 1 to 3 years old: 5 drops once a day, or as recommended by a doctor.
Shake well before use.
Contraindications
If the patient is allergic to any ingredient in the product.
If the patient has badly damaged intestines (e.g., perforated or obstructed intestines).
Special Precautions
When to consult a doctor: Ask a doctor before use: If patient has a short bowel syndrome.
If patient has a weakened immune system (e.g., patients with HIV/AIDS or lymphoma, patients on long-term corticosteroid treatment, patients undergoing cancer treatment, patients taking medications that weaken the immune system).
Drug Interactions
Antibiotic medicines may reduce the effect of probiotics in the body. Take probiotics at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics.
Medicines that weaken the immune system (e.g., azathioprine, basiliximab, ciclosporin, daclizumab, muromonab-CD3, mycophenolate, tacrolimus, sirolimus, and corticosteroids such as prednisone) may increase the chances of getting sick from bacteria and yeast.
Tell the doctor about all the medicines the child is taking including supplements and herbal medicines.
Storage
Store in a dry place at temperatures not exceeding 25°C.
Oral drops: Keep the container closed when not in use. Opened bottles should be consumed within 3 months.
Patient Counseling Information
Oral drops: Direction in Dosing: Shake well for 10 seconds before each use to mix the bacteria culture with the oil.
To dispense the drops tilt the bottle and give by spoon.
Use 5 drops daily.
Do not add to hot food, hot drinks or give directly from the bottle into the mouth as this may reduce the quality of product.
ATC Classification
A07FA01 - lactic acid producing organisms ; Belongs to the class of antidiarrheal microorganisms. Used in the treatment of diarrhea.
Presentation/Packing
Chewable tab 100 million CFU x 100's. Oral drops (bottle) 100 million CFU/5 drops x 5 mL.
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