Bacillus Clausii

Description

Bacillus Clausii is a probiotic used to treat diarrhea caused due to infections, medicines, consumption of poisonous substances, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Bacillus Clausii

  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

Uses of Bacillus Clausii

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute diarrhea
  • Chronic diarrhea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is considered safe for use by a pregnant woman. However, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is considered safe for use by a breastfeeding woman. However, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Bacillus clausii or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is considered safe for use by a pregnant woman. However, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is considered safe for use by a breastfeeding woman. However, you are advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Route of administration

This medicine should be taken or administered only via the oral route. Alternate routes of administration can cause severe to fatal hypersensitivity reactions.

Antibiotic therapy

If your doctor has prescribed this medicine along with antibiotics, then it should be taken between two scheduled doses of the antibiotics.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is unlikely to cause severe symptoms. However, contact your doctor if you experience any severe adverse effects.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Follow all the instructions given in the patient leaflet/package insert and take this medicine exactly as advised/prescribed. Do not take it in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed/advised. You may take this medicine with sweetened water, milk, tea, or orange juice. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Report any severe undesired side effects to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine restores body-friendly micro-organisms in the gut and the intestine.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antidiarrheals, Probiotics

Schedule

OTC

[Internet]. Pdfs.semanticscholar.org. 2018 [cited 1 August 2018]. Available from:

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Information on this page was last updated on 21 Aug 2018

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