Florastor® Probiotic 250 mg, 100 Capsules
Item # 592940
- Maintains the balance of the intestinal flora†
- Keeps your intestines functioning well
- Promotes intestinal health†
†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
According to the World Health Organization, probiotics are "live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host^." Florastor® contains the active ingredient, Saccharomyces boulardii lyo, a non-pathogenic yeast found naturally on the skin of tropical fruit (lychee and mangosteens).
Suggested Use of Florastor® :
Florastor® Keeps your intestines functioning well. Florastor® also acts to maintain the balance of intestinal flora†.
Length of Florastor® Use:
Long-term use of Florastor® is not associated with complications. After repeated oral doses, Florastor® transits through the digestive tract attaining steady-state levels that are maintained throughout the administration period. Florastor® is no longer present in stools two to five days after discontinuation of treatment^^.
In general, taking one or two Florastor® capsules twice daily helps to promote intestinal health†.
Note: Do not mix Florastor® in any carbonated, very hot (above 122 degrees Fahrenheit), or alcohol-containing beverages or foods. Prepare only as needed for immediate administration as Florastor® is viable for only thirty minutes after added to food or beverages.
- Swallow the capsule whole.
- Open the capsule and empty the contents on your tongue. Follow immediately with a 4 oz. drink of water or juice.
- Open the capsule and sprinkle over a semi-solid food (i.e. applesauce, yogurt, etc.) for immediate administration.
- Open the capsule and dissolve the contents in liquid (i.e. water, juice, milk, formula, etc.) for immediate administration.
Do not refrigerate Florastor®
Serving Size: 1 vegetarian, gluten-free capsule.
Amount Per Capsule - % Daily Value:
Saccharomyces boulardii lyo 250 mg - *, Lactose 33 mg - *.
*Daily Value not established.
Magnesium stearate, Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Titanium dioxide.
Questions or Comments?
^Joint FAO/WHO Working Group on Drafting Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics in Food (2008) Guidelines for the Evaluation of Probiotics In Food. London Ontario, Canada.:FAO/WHO.
^^Klein SM, Elmer GW, McFarland LV, Surawicz CM, Levy RH (1993) Recovery and elimination of the biotherapeutic agent, Saccharomyces boulardii, in healthy human volunteers. Pharm Res 10: 1615-1619.
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