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Where can I find full ingredient lists for the OptiBac Probiotics range?

The full ingredients are listed on each individual product page. But to make life a bit easier for you, we have listed them all on this one page. Please note that we tell you what exact probiotic strains we are using, as opposed to simply the species and genus; this is something that we think all probiotic companies should do, yet many do not!

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For daily wellbeing: Filler: Potato starch; Probiotic culture (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactococcus Lactis Rosell-1058, Bifidobacterium breve Rosell-70, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71); Prebiotic: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 44mg); Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; Antioxidant: ascorbic acid.

For daily wellbeing contains at least 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This probiotic is suitable for vegetarians, for pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, for coeliacs, and contains no added sugars, artificial colourings or flavourings. For daily wellbeing may contain tiny traces of dairy, but is fine for those who are lactose intolerant. This probiotic can be given to children from 4 years old.

For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength: Filler: Micro-crystalline cellulose; Probiotic culture: (Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM®, Lactobacillus paracasei Lpc-37, Bifidobacterium lactis Bi-07, Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04, Bifidobacterium bifidum Bb-02); Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; anticaking agents: magnesium sterate, silicon dioxide.

For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength contains at least 20 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed right up until the expiry.

This probiotic is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and is free from added sugars, yeasts, colourings or flavourings. It can be given to children from 1 year onwards. For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength may contain tiny traces of gluten.

For a flat stomach: Stabiliser: maltodextrin; Prebiotic: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 0.3g); Probiotic culture: ( Lactococcus lactis Rosell-1058, Lactobacillus casei Rosell-215, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, and Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).

For a flat stomach provides at least 5 billion live probiotic microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

This probiotic & prebiotic blend is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and children from 4 years and above. For a flat stomach comes in powdered sachets, but contains absolutely no added sugars, flavourings or colourings. For a flat stomach may contain traces of dairy, but is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant.

For those on antibiotics:  Please note the ingredients of this product changed recently, as of February 2012. 

Newer version (available here on the website and currently in some shops): Filler: potato starch, Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; Probiotic culture: (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52); anticaking agent: magnesium stearate; antioxidants: ascorbic acid.

The new version completely free from dairy, and hence suitable for vegans and vegetarians.  Like the older pack, it is suitable for pregnant & breastfeeding women, as well as coeliacs. It can be taken from 4 years onwards. 

Older version (still sold in some shops - please check  back of pack for ingredients)Maltodextrin, gelatin (bovine source), Probiotic culture 'Lacidofil': Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52; magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid.

This old formula is still available in some retail outlets, and is suitable for pregnant & breastfeeding women, as well as coeliacs, but is not strictly vegetarian as the capsule contains gelatin. Capsule may be opened, and contents sprinkled into cold food or drink. For those on antibiotics can be taken from 4 years old and up. This probiotic may contain tiny traces of dairy.

For those on antibiotics provides 4 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

For bowel calm: Probiotic: Saccharomyces boulardii Unique28 (250mg); Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; filler: potato starch; lubricant: magnesium stearate; antiadherent: silicon dioxide.

This product contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until the end of the expiry date.

For bowel calm is a unique probiotic yeast called Saccharomyces boulardii. This product is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and children from 3 years and over. For bowel calm S. boulardii does not interfere with medicines or supplements for Candida, IBS or diarrhoea.

For travelling abroad: Filler: potato starch; Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Probiotic culture: (Bifidobacterium longum Rosell-175, Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52); anticaking agents: magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid.

For travelling abroad contains 5 billion live microorganisms per daily dose, guaranteed until expiry.

This probiotic is suitable for vegetarians, coeliacs, pregnant & breastfeeding mothers, and for those who are lactose intolerant. It may contain tiny traces of dairy. The product is free from added sugars, flavourings and colourings. For travelling abroad contains the probiotic yeast; Saccharomyces boulardii.

For maintaining regularity: Prebiotic: Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 4g); Standardised culture: (Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12®, fructose); anticaking agent: silicon dioxide.

For maintaining regularity guarantees 5 billion live microorganisms per sachet, until expiry.

This probiotic & prebiotic supplement is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women, children from 1 year onwards, and is free from gluten, yeasts, artificial colourings or flavourings.

For your child's health: Prebiotic: Fructoooligosaccharides (FOS 0.75g), potato starch, Probiotic culture: (Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium infantis Rosell-33, Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71).

For your child's health contains 3 billion live probiotic organisms per sachet, guaranteed until the end of expiry.

Unlike many other chidlren's probiotics, For your child's health is entirely free from added sugars, colourings and flavourings. This probiotic & prebiotic is vegetarian and gluten free. For your child's health may contain tiny traces of dairy, but is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant. This product is designed for infants and children from 6 months old to 12 years old, as well as for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

Safety: Probiotics are not recommended for the following: severely immunosuppressed patients, infants with short bowel syndrome (SBS), post-cardiac surgery patients, patients with pancreatitis, patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or patients with blood in the stoool; unless under a doctor's care.

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