Lactic Acid Bacillus

Description

Lactic Acid Bacillus is a probiotic used to treat diarrhea caused due to infections, antibiotics, etc. It is also used to relieve symptoms of digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach ulcers, constipation, indigestion, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lactic Acid Bacillus

    Uses of Lactic Acid Bacillus

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Diarrhea
    • Dyspepsia
    • Digestive disorders
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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 lactic acid bacillus 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

    Antibiotic therapy

    If your doctor has prescribed this medicine along with antibiotics, then it should be taken between two scheduled doses of the antibiotics. Discuss therapy with your doctor to avoid/minimize the interaction between antibiotics and this medicine.

    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. 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 intestines.
    Legal Status

    Approved

    Approved

    Approved

    Approved

    Classification

    Category

    Antidiarrheals, Probiotics

    Schedule

    OTC

    [Internet]. Sporlac.com. 2018 [cited 30 August 2018]. Available from:

    http://www.sporlac.com/prodsporlac-Ds.aspx

    Probiotics Lactic Acid Bacillus [Internet]. Indogulfgroup.com. 2018 [cited 30 August 2018]. Available from:

    http://indogulfgroup.com/AE%20-%20Probiotics-%20Lactic%20Acid%20Bacillus.asp

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    Information on this page was last updated on 31 Aug 2018

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