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Vsl 3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

By SUN PHARMA
Refrigerated
10 Capsule(s) in Strip

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PREBIOTIC AND PROBIOTIC

Medical Description

VSL 3 capsule is a probiotic preparation, containing a mix of gut-friendly good bacteria which when consumed help to maintain a healthy digestive system and protect the digestive system from harmful b...
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • VSL 3 capsule is a medical probiotic food. It contains a combination of 8 different types of good bacteria to support normal bacterial flora of the gut.
  • VSL 3 is intended for the dietary management in certain intestinal disease due to which nutritional requirements cannot be adequately managed through dietary modification or from a normal diet.
  • VSL 3 helps in maintaining a better balance of intestinal flora by adding good bacteria and help control the harmful bacteria.
  • It protects and strengthens the intestinal barrier, preventing harmful bacteria from sticking to and irritating the gastrointestinal tract.
  • It also reduces the immune response and inflammation caused by harmful bacteria.
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Uses of Vsl 3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • VSL 3 capsule is intended for the dietary management of intestine related disorders.
  • Provides probiotic support in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis (UC), and ileal pouch.
  • These disorders are accompanied by diarrhoea, cramps, altered microbial flora of gut and abdominal pain.
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Precautions and Warnings of Vsl 3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have any other health-related disorders.
  • You are taking any medicines or supplements.
  • You have heart, liver or kidney failure.
  • You have diarrhoea, and it persists for too long, consult your doctor.
  • You have any planned surgery or operation.
  • You should not consume it with hot liquid or beverages.
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Directions for Use of Vsl 3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • VSL 3 can be taken with or without food as prescribed by your doctor.
  • VSL 3 must be used under medical supervision.
  • You should avoid consuming it with too hot or too cold food items or liquid.
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Storage and disposal of Vsl 3 Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • VSL 3 capsules should be stored in the refrigerator.
  • Storing these capsules at room temperature can reduce the effectiveness of probiotics.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I swallow VSL 3 capsules?

A: Yes, you can swallow it as a whole with a liquid or water. Avoid taking it with hot water, hot drinks and aerated drinks

Q: Can VSL 3 capsules can be taken in the evening?

A: Yes, it can be taken in the evening. Make sure you take it at the same time every day or as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can VSL 3 capsules cure IBS?

A: No, VSL 3 doest not cure IBS. This medicine helps in restoring the normal microbial flora of the intestine, which is altered due to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Q: Does VSL 3 need to be stored in the refrigerator?

A: Yes, it should be stored in the refrigerator as it contains live strains of bacteria, which might lose their effectiveness if stored at room temperature.

Q: Is VSL 3 capsule a good probiotic?

A: Yes, it an excellent probiotic preparation and contains 8 different probiotic bacterias to support a healthy gut.

Q: Is VSL 3 capsules an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic.

Q: What is IBS and Ulcerative Colitis?

A: IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a digestive tract disorder characterised by pain and cramps in the abdomen, and bowel movements changes. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory condition in which the intestine's lining gets inflamed and causes rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, and pain.

Q: Does VSL 3 capsule cause an upset stomach?

A: Probiotics may cause abdominal discomfort like gases, in rare cases it may lead to stomach upset during the initial period of the treatment. Please consult your doctor if the symptoms persist for a longer time.

Q: What are the essential points I need to remember when I am taking VSL 3 capsules?

A: VSL 3 capsules are a mix of good, digestive system friendly bacteria that help to protect the digestive system from infectious bacteria and also cure the infection if any. You may experience stomach related discomfort like gases and in rare occasions diarrhoea during the initial phase of treatment which eases with time. If you are on antibiotic treatment, it is advised that you do not take VSL 3 capsules along with the antibiotic, as the antibiotic decreases the efficacy of the probiotic. Store the capsule in the refrigerator, as hot temperatures will make the bacteria ineffective Avoid taking this capsule with hot water, hot or aerated drinks.

Q: Can I stop taking VSL 3 capsules if I feel an improvement in symptoms?

A: No, you should not stop the treatment with VSL 3 capsules without consulting a doctor. You should complete the full course of treatment until your infection is completely cured.

Q: Can I take VSL 3 capsules with tea or coffee?

A: No, it should not be taken with hot drinks or hot food. Although bacteria live in the warm temperatures of the human body, the more intense heat of hot food or beverages can destroy the good bacteria.

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Last Updated on: 29 Oct 2021 | 11:33 PM (IST)
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