Biocodex - Florastor Kids 250 mg - 20 Packets
Florastor Kids is the ONLY probiotic designed for children. Florastor Kids is a great tasting powder formulation, designed for children. Shown in over 50 years of extensive international use to be safe and effective. In every child there are billions of microorganisms that keep their intestines working properly. Some medicines, certain diseases, travel and stress can cause an upset in the balance of microorganisms in your body. Florastor®Kids promotes and maintains intestinal health and is safe to take with other medicines.
What is Florastor®Kids?
Florastor®Kids is a probiotic made of live freeze dried yeast cells of the species Saccharomyces Boulardii Lyo. The cells look like a powder which is then put into packets. Each packet of Florastor®Kids has 250 mg of S. boulardii in it.
BIOCODEX, Inc., commitment to excellence
Biocodex, Inc., has strict manufacturing processes that guarantee each packet of Florastor®Kids contains live yeast cells. There are multiple checking and test points by no fewer than 16 doctors to ensure that the cells are both "good" and present in the correct amount prior to being sold.
What is a probiotic?
Probiotics help the good organisms in your intestine to grow and protect your intestines against "bad" organisms that can make you unwell.
Why should you take Florastor®Kids?
To promote and maintain intestinal health and normal bowel function†
Who should take Florastor®Kids?
Infants, children, adolescents and even adults if they prefer a powder form.
How many packets of Florastor®Kids should you take?
Take one packet twice a day unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
How should you take Florastor®Kids?
1.Tear open the packet and empty the contents over semi-solid food like apple sauce, sour cream or yogurt OR
2.Tear open the packet and empty the contents into drinks like water, orange juice, apple juice, milk or formula.
How long does it take for Florastor®Kids to start to work?
Florastor®Kids powder dissolves in the stomach 30 minutes after swallowing. The cells then spread through the intestine promoting healthy growth and function.
How long does Florastor®Kids continue to have an effect after you stop taking it?
When you stop taking Florastor®Kids S. boulardii cells clear the body within 3 to 7 days.
I have lactose intolerance. Can I still take Florastor®Kids?
Yes. Florastor®Kids only contains a small amount of lactose (32.5 mg, this is 1/3rd of the amount of lactose found in 1 slice of cheese) and has been successfully taken by people who can’t eat lactose. Florastor®Kids has been shown to increase levels of lactase in the intestine, which helps break down lactose. If you have more questions, please speak to your health care professional.
DO NOT take Florastor®Kids if:
You have a yeast allergy or if you are currently taking any antifungal products (this could stop Florastor®Kids from working).
If using Florastor®Kids in children who may be dehydrated:
Replacement of water and electrolytes is recommended.
Are there any side effects from taking Florastor®Kids?
Gas, constipation or thirst have been reported infrequently. If you have a central venous catheter, please speak with your health care professional before you start taking Florastor®Kids. Very rare cases of fungemia have been observed in patients with a central venous catheter. In all cases the course was favorable after antifungal treatment.
Florastor®Kids is guaranteed for up to three years when stored at room temperature (25˚ C or 77˚ F) or below. Please do not refrigerate. Increased moisture from refrigeration may reduce the shelf-life of the product.