Visbiome® is a high potency probiotic, containing 8 strains of live bacteria in concentrations of 450 billion bacteria per sachet.
What is Visbiome®?
Visbiome is recommended to provide ongoing relief of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms such as abdominal discomfort, gas, and bloating.
Visbiome provides live microorganisms that form part of the natural healthy gut flora.
Visbiome contains highly concentrated natural yogurt bacteria some of which are grown using dairy ingredients to ensure their health and vitality. Trace levels of dairy may be present. The lactose level in all Visbiome® products is well below the National Institutes of Health threshold for the amount of lactose intake generally tolerable by individuals with lactose intolerance.*
Visbiome is recommended to help maintain the appropriate balance of beneficial bacteria in the bowel of pouchitis patients.
Visbiome is used to reduce the risk of relapse in pouchitis patients.
Visbiome contains the De Simone Formulation. This Formulation, was previously sold under the brand name "VSL#3®" (VSL#3 is a registered trademark of VSL pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
Visbiome® is shipped and stored under refrigerated conditions (4-8°C) to ensure maximum potency.
Visbiome® is a natural health product intended for use under the supervision of a physician.
*Suchy et al. National Institutes of Health Consensus Developed Conference: Lactose Intolerance and Health. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010. Vol 152. Available evidence suggests that those with lactose intolerance can ingest at least 12 g of lactose when administered as a single dose with no or minor symptoms. Consuming one sachet of Visbiome (for a total of 450 Billon CFUs) would result in ingesting less than 0.01 grams of lactose (approximately 1/100th of a teaspoon of milk).