FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How to take Vivomixx
Recommended daily dose of Vivomixx capsule for general gut health is at 1-2 capsule. For Vivomixx sachet, the contents can be dissolved in water, yogurt and any other cold, non-carbonated drink.
Vivomixx is best taken before breakfast.
One may start to feel better after taking for 3-4 days and optimal colonization will happen within 2-3 weeks.
Yes, it can be taken while on antibiotics but best to be taken as far apart as possible.
As long as there is not contraindication, one can keep taking Vivomixx.
Streptococcus thermophilus DSM 24731® / NCIMB 30438
Bifidobacterium breve DSM 24732® / NCIMB 30441
Bifidobacterium longum DSM 24736® / NCIMB 30435*
Bifidobacterium infantis DSM 24737® / NCIMB 30436*
Lactobacillus acidophilus DSM 24735® / NCIMB 30442
Lactobacillus plantarum DSM 24730® / NCIMB 30437
Lactobacillus paracasei DSM 24733® / NCIMB 30439
Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus DSM 24734® / NCIMB 30440**
* Reclassified as B. lactis
** Reclassified as L. helveticus
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Vivomixx contains 450 billion active and essential bacteria per sachet and 112.5 billion per capsule. These numbers are necessary to properly colonize your gut which contains up to 10-1000 billion bacteria/ml of feces material. In the colon there can be around 1500 ml of feces material.
The strains contained in Vivomixx have been selected not only for their specific individual characteristics but also for their synergistic activities. They work as a close team to perform what single strains or other combinations of strains cannot do.
Vivomixx is a special combination of good bacteria that helps maintain the balance of your intestinal flora.
Vivomixx is best kept at 2-8 degree but can be kept out of the fridge at room temperature for up to one week without affecting the quality of the product. However, high temperatures exceeding 25°C should be avoided.
The bacteria are live and freeze-dried, they are best kept refrigerated.
More about Vivomixx
Vivomixx does not contain gluten or soy. It does not contain preservatives and is non-GMO. It may contain traces of milk derivatives.
The most common side effect observed is bloating due to the gut adapting to the new bacteria.
There are no known contraindications to date, but one should consult the doctor for advice when taking this or any other food supplement during pregnancy.