Primadophilus Original True Identity Acidophilus Rhamnosus. For healthy digestive flora. Ensures only the strains listed on the label are found in the product. True release Targeted delivery enteric coating ensures stomach acid survival intestinal delivery. True potency ensures 5 billion CUFs per Capsule for the entire shelf life. 2 Strain formula designed to meet the needs of all ages. Suitable for all ages. Suitable for vegetarians. Promote a healthy intestinal tract, by replenishing friendly bacteria. 90 Enteric Coated Vegetarian Capsules
What is Primadophilus? Primadophilus is a probiotic supplement range providing unique age specific blends of different beneficial gut bacteria including Lactobacillus acidophilus, lactobacillus rhamnosus, lactobacillus reuteri, bifidobacterium breve, bifidobacterium longum and Bifidobacterium infantis. Under normal conditions trillions of these beneficial bacteria are found in the human intestines. They help maintain good health by producing certain vitamins and digestive enzymes (including lactase for digesting milk products), assisting the gut immune system, controlling cholesterol absorption and preventing the infiltration and overgrowth of harmful micro-organisms in the intestine.
Why take Primadophilus? Prescription drugs, especially antibiotics taken to kill off bacterial infections, aren't selective enough and also destroy the essential beneficial bacteria in the intestines. Long term antacid use, a diet high in refined sugars and low in fibre will also reduce their numbers. The first signs of the "die off" of beneficial bacteria can present as oral or vaginal thrush, a yeast over growth such as candida albicans, a persistent nappy rash, bloating and or chronic flatulence. Later, malabsorption of minerals and a lack of b vitamins might present themselves clinically with symptoms including anaemia, low energy, muscle spasms and a weakened immune system.
Primadophilus - the patented enteric coated difference. Acidophilus and other beneficial bacteria live in the intestines rather than in the stomach. The patented enteric coating on Primadophilus Capsules makes them unique and has been perfected over more than twelve years. They meet the standard as simulated in accordance with USP Method 2040 of the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP). This means that the Capsule has to withstand stomach acidity for over two hours so that it passes intact into the alkaline environment of the intestines. When it arrives in the intestine, the coating must dissolve in less than 45 minutes to allow these naturally occurring bacteria to start colonizing where they are required. Therefore only 1 Capsule per day is generally needed, although more can be safely used.
Hypoallergenic formula Primadophilus is manufactured to the highest standards and is free of common allergens such as wheat, soy, yeast, gluten and chemical preservatives. Primadophilus is specially processed to be at least 98% free of dairy products and contains a neutral base of potato starch.
Is primadophilus safe to take with antibiotics? Primadophilus is a safe and natural supplement that may be taken during and after antibiotic use. Probiotics will in No way decrease the effectiveness of antibiotics and may assist with preventing commonly associated side-effects, by rebalancing the ratio of good bacteria.
Why Refrigerate? Because Primadophilus contains live active good bacteria that must be kept dormant until needed, these products must be refrigerated. Outside the intestine, in room temperature, all living probiotic bacteria slowly die, reducing their effectiveness over a period of several weeks. Primadophilus contains only those bacteria found to naturally and permanently colonise the intestine in large numbers.
Age Specific Formulas. Different age groups have different intestinal needs. When you buy Natures Way Primadophilus products, you can feel confident that you are getting the correct probiotic formula for your needs. Each formula contains a special mix of bacteria for the specific age group. This formula is specifically for adults.
Restore the balance of friendly intestinal bacteria, by using a probiotic product such as Primadophilus. A probiotic should always be taken while on or after taking antibiotics. For each 1 course of antibiotics taken, it takes 3-4 weeks of probiotic supplementation to replace the beneficial bacteria depleted from this 1 course. This product is also beneficial to be taken if you have diarrhoea, constipation, food poisoning and gastro intestinal upsets. Many other conditions may benefit from probiotics including: any digestive tract disorder including Crohns, irritable bowel (IBS) leaky gut, diverticulitis, polyps, candida, ulcers, prolapse, as well as with thrush urinary tract infections.
Serving Size 1 Capsule. Proprietary probiotic blend providing 5 billion CFU Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus acidophilus. Other ingredients: Potato starch, plant-derived Capsule (modified cellulose), aqueous enteric coating (Capsule [modified cellulose, sodium alginate, stearic acid, fractionated [non-hydrogenated] coconut oil, oleic acid), magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid. May contain a minimal residual amount of milk or soy proteins.
Recommendations: One Capsule per day after meal. For an intensive treatment that can be increased to two Capsules twice per day after two weeks.
Keep out of reach of children. Keep refrigerated to maintain potency. Please be aware that not all probiotic supplements are the same, comply with the above standards or effectively withstand stomach acidity. Also be aware that if you are using antacids or other drugs that reduce stomach acidity, enteric coatings may dissolve in the stomach instead of the intestine. So they are best taken separately from other medication.
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Within NZ, supplement orders over NZ$70 are conveniently delivered freight free. Freight Free may exclude food items and cleaning products - we will contact you if additional courier charges apply to your order containing these items. Orders under NZ$70 in value will have a delivery charge based on the delivery address.
• Auckland (Wellsford to Pukekohe) - $5.00
• Rest of the North Island - $6.50
• South Island - $8.00
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International orders are sent out using tracked international services. Delivery for international orders usually take 5-10 business days to arrive. Freight charges for international orders are based on the weight of the total order.