FloraNorm Saccharomyces Boulardii Sachet

FloraNorm

Saccharomyces boulardii

For The Use of Registered Medical Practitioner or Hospitals

 

Composition

Each Sachet contains:

Saccharomyces boulardii 250.0 mg (5 billion live yeast cells)

 

Description

Saccharomyces boulardii is a live, non-pathogenic yeast recommended as a probiotic and as a biotherapeutic in the treatment of diarrhoea of various etiology.

Saccharomyces boulardii is manufactured by a highly controlled process. For better viability and increased shell-life the yeast cells are granulised and formulated under strict GMP conditions. FloraNorm is a creamy white powder with brown coloured granules.

 

Mechanism of Action

Saccharomyces boulardii favourably alters the composition of the gut flora and inhibits the action of pathogenic microorganisms. It maintains a healthy balance of intestinal flora by producing organic compound-such as lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid-that increase the acidity of the intestine and inhibit the reproduction of many harmful bacteria. Studies have revealed that it also produces substances called bacteriocins, which act as natural antibiotics to kill undesirable microorganisms.

It synthesizes vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid and nicotinic acid. These vitamins are utilized for the nutritional requirements of the body.

 

Indications

• Treatment of diarrhoea – Traveller’s diarrhoea, viral diarrhoea in children and antibiotic associated diarrhoea.

• Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

• Treatment and prevention of digestive complications following antibiotic therapy: diarrhoea, colitis, candidiasis.

• Prevention of diarrhoea during continuous enteral feeding in adults.

 

Dosage

Adults & Children: 1 to 2 sachet twice daily or as directed by the physician.

 

Directions for Use

FloraNorm should be taken orally, directly or mixed with water or beverage. It should not be mixed in hot liquids or liquids which contain alcohol. FloraNorm can before or after food. For continuous enteral feeding, the drug may be added to the nutrient solution at the time of preparation.

 

Contraindications

Saccharomyces boulardii is sensitive to antifungal agents.

 

Side Effects

Various clinical trials with Saccharomyces boulardii and post marketing surveillance studies have not shown any significant side-effects. Occasionally, a temporary increase in digestive gas is known to occur.

 

Storage

Store in a Cool, Dry Place. Keep out of reach of children.

 

Presentation

Carton of 10 sachets

 

Marketed by

PRISMA PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

Jubilee House, Merrion Avenue, Stanmore,

Middlesex, HA7 4RY United Kingdom

 

Manufactured by

Bharat Biotech International Ltd.

Genome Valley, Shameerpet, Hyderabad – 500 078. India.