Mutaflor Escherichia Coli Strain Nissle 100 Capsules
Please note we can only send out Mutaflor Products to the south island on mondays and tuesdays. This is due to losing its potency after 5 days.
Mutaflor® capsules contain as the active substance the defined non-pathogenic strain Escherichia coli (E.coli) Nissle 1917. The therapeutic effects of Mutaflor® are strain specific and have been demonstrated by in-vitro and in-vivo experiments and clinical studies, where the following properties and modes of action were detected.
Mutaflor® is a natural colonizer of the gut. E.coli strain Nissle 1917 is a normal, non-pathogenic and non-invasive inhabitant of the human gut. By means of special adhesive organelles (fimbriae) the strain is able to attach to the mucin layer of the gut wall. The strain is well mobile by possessing flagellae, an advantage when colonizing the colon.
- Active Ingredients
The active substance is Escherichia coli strain Nissle 1917. Each enteric-coated hard capsule contains not less than 250 million CFU of Escherichia coli strain Nissle 1917.
The other ingredients are: maltodextrin, talc-purified, methacrylic acid copolymer, macrogol 4000, triethylcitrate, glycerol, titanium dioxide, iron oxide red, white beeswax, carnauba wax, shellac, gelatine capsule, capsule processing aid, purified water.
Chronic constipation: Take 3 to 4 Mutaflor capsules daily. For the first 2 days take 2 capsules 3 times daily. From the third day onwards, take 4 daily
Ulcerative Collitis remission: Take 1 to 2 capsules daily.
Method of administration:
The dose should be taken with a meal, if possible with breakfast, With onset of flatulence the daily dose may be split and administered with meals spread evenly throughout the day.
Duration of administration:
MUTAFLOR may be taken for up to 8 weeks. In constipation which persisted for many years MUTAFLOR should be regarded as a health-maintenance treatment and the therapy therefore be repeated periodically
Do not take Mutaflor®
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to E.coli strain Nissle 1917 or any of the ingredients of Mutaflor® listed at the end of this leaflet. 2.2 Taking other medicinal products Please tell your Doctor or Healthcare Practitioner
If you are taking or have recently taken any other medicinal products, including medicinal products obtained without a prescription. Some medicines may interfere with Mutaflor®. These include: – Certain antibiotics and sulphonamides as they may reduce the efficacy of Mutaflor®