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Brand name: IBS Support (Ethical Nutrients) TM

Active ingredients: lactobacillus plantarum

What it is used for

- Helps maintain normal bowel function - Promotes healthy digestive function - May help reduce the symptoms of medically diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome such as bloating, pain, flatulence and constipation - May help improve symptoms of constipation and/or frequency such as stool frequency and consistency - May help relieves the symptoms of intestinal pain and inflammation in medically diagnosed IBS - Helps promote healthy bacterial flora and improve enteric flora populations - Lactobacillus plantarum 299V helps promote healthy bacterial flora. - Lactobacillus plantarum 299V promotes healthy digestive function. - Lactobacillus plantarum may help reduce flatulence. - Lactobacillus may help promote post operative recovery and health. Helps reduce the risk of bacterial translocation post operatively. - Lactobacillus plantarum 299V may help to maintain a normal healthy cardiovascular system. - Lactobacillus plantarum 299V promotes healthy digestion- May help reduce inflammatory indicators in smokers such as leptin, fibrinogen and IL 6. - Helps maintain the mucosal immune system by inhibiting the excessive production of inflammatory cytokines. - Lactobacillus plantarum 299v can survive passage through the gastrointestinal tract and colonise the human intestinal mucosa.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Disclaimer

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
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  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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