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content_paste General Specifications



Synbiotic (Probiotic + Prebiotic) product with high efficacy for all family members






content_paste Packaging and dosage form

3 blisters of 10 oral capsules with a patient information leaflet.


content_paste Composition

FamiLact ® is a synbiotic (probiotic + prebiotic) formulation which is suitable for family members (10 to 50 years old) and contains high amounts of 9 safe and beneficial bacterial strains plus fructooligosaccharides as prebiotic. Strains and prebiotic used include the following:

• Lactobacillus rhamnosus

• Lactobacillus casei

• Lactobacillus bulgaricus

• Lactobacillus acidophilus

• Bifidobacterium breve

• Bifidobacterium longum 

• Streptococcus thermophilus


Other ingredients: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) as prebiotic,

This product is gluten-free. 

content_paste Indications

Taking probiotics can be useful in any situation, but the beneficial effects of this product is more obvious in the following conditions:

• Preventing or reducing the duration and severity of various types of diarrhea, including antibiotic-associated diarrhea, Clostridium difficile diarrhea, traveler’s diarrhea and rotaviral diarrhea.

• Improving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) such as reducing abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, frequent bowel movements and improving stool consistency.

• Reducing symptoms of IBD such as ulcerative colitis, preventing the relapse of disease and helping in the treatment of chronic pouchitis.

• Increasing the synthesis of folic acid and vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12.

• Improving the digestion and absorption of nutrients such as proteins and fats.

• Improving the cardiovascular diseases including high blood cholesterol and hypertension. Probiotics and prebiotics can decrease the blood pressure, blood total cholesterol, LDL and triglyceride and can increase the blood level of HDL.

• Helping with digestion of lactose in people with lactose intolerance.

• Preventing and controlling hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) in people withdiabetes (helping in the reduction of fasting blood glucose and insulin resistance).

• Helping decrease of hepatic aminotransferase enzymes, total cholesterol and insulin resistance in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver.

• Helping control of celiac disease by digesting gluten polypeptides and exert protective effects on epithelial cells.

content_paste How to use

Take 1 to 2 capsules daily or as directed by your doctor. It is best to take after meal.

content_paste Pharmacological and clinical effects

The Human gastrointestinal tract is colonized with a diverse population of microbes (microbial flora). This microbial flora not only has digestive function but also contributes in the homeostasis of intestinal epithelium and innate immunity. This microflora’s change is effective in the pathogenesis of various diseases, such as infections, inflammations, allergies and immunologic disorders. Recognition of the importance of intestinal microflora has increased the use of probiotics for promoting and maintaining overall health. Probiotics are live microorganisms which cause health benefits on the host if they are used in adequate amount. Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium are the most common probiotic strains. Streptococcus thermophilus and Saccharomyces boulardii are also used as probiotics.

content_paste Side Effects

Most probiotics are naturally present in the GI system  and generally recognized as  safe (GRAS) by FDA. probiotics are usually well-tolerated and the most common side effect is flatulence, which is usually mild and subsides as consuming probiotics continiues.If allergic reactions such as rash, itching, dizziness, coughing and other respiratory problems occur, please inform your doctor or pharmacist.

content_paste Interaction

Since probioticts preparations contain live organisms , simultaneausly taking antibiotics might deacrease the effectiveness of probiotics. It's recommended to separate  taking antibiotics and probiotics by at least 2 hours.

content_paste Precaution and Warning

In the following cases, inform the physician before taking the product:
Having certain conditions such as immunodeficiency and AIDS, taking immunosuppressive or chemotherapy drugs,using intravenous catheters, heart valve disease, active ulcerative colitis, short bowel syndrome, signs of infection (such as high fever, chills and persistent cough) and any history of medicine or food allergies.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you notice any signs of infection (such as high fever, chills and persistent cough) or allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching, hives, swelling of the face, mouth and tongue, severe dizziness, cough, chest tightness and difficulty in breathing.

content_paste Contraindication

Avoid taking the product if you have acute pancreatitis or a history of allergy to any of product's components.


content_paste Pregnancy and lactation

Based on numerous scientific studies, the use of probiotics during pregnancy and lactation is safe, but it's best to take it with your doctor's advice.

content_paste Storage

According to the results of the stability tests, the probiotic supplements of Zist Takhmir ® can be stored below 25˚C for 2 weeks, but the best storage condition is to keep this product at temperature 2-8°C (inside refrigerator), which prolongs the shelf life of probiotic bacteria.
Keep this product away from moisture and sunlight and out of reach of children.