Lactofem

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General Specifications

 

Lactofem

 

 

 

Description

Lactofem is a special blend of probiotics and prebiotic (synbiotic) or females that  enriched by 4 lactobacillus strains which useful for urogenital tract and fructooligosaccharides (contributing to the growth and activity of probiotics). The selected strains can migrate to urogenital tract after oral intake and competes with pathogens for nutrients and adhesion sites. Thus potentially providing a practical means to reduce the risk of vaginal and urinary tract infections.

Probiotic strains and prebiotic used in this product include :

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Lactobacillus plantarum 

Lactobacillus fermentum

Lactobacillus gasseri

+Fructooligosaccharides (FOS)

Indications:

Prevention and improvement of female urogenital infectious disease (such as bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis)

At the end of treatment course with antibiotics and antifungals to restore vaginal microflora

Preventing urogenital infections recurrency

during pregnancy to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

Reducing the symptoms of menopause

How to use

   1 to 2 capsules daily for 8 weeks or as directed by your physician 

Packaging and dosage form

30 capsules of 500mg

Adverse 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.

Interactions

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.

Storage

According to the results of the stability tests, probiotic products of zist takhmir can be stored for 2 to 3 weeks at room temperature (<25  ° C) , but the best conditions for keeping this product is at 2-8 ° C.

Contraindications

In some cases, such as immunodeficiency,  short bowel syndrome and mesenteric ischemia risk , taking probiotics should be on the physications supervision.