An effective postbiotic diarrhea treatment
Why use Lactéol®?
A scientifically proven ingredient
Lactéol®’s safety and efficiency are supported by over 100 years of scientific research. The active postbiotic ingredient, Lactobacillus LB and fermented culture medium, have been the subject of extensive scientific studies. In the last 30 years alone, almost 40 peer-reviewed publications on Lactobacillus LB have been published, making Lactéol® one of the most documented biotic-based treatments on the market.
EFFICIENCY: Helps treat diarrhea
Studies have proven that Lactéol® shortens the duration of diarrhea and improves stool consistency1,2. Not only is Lactéol® effective, but it is also fast acting: its benefits are observed in less than 24 hours.
Moreover, the efficacy of Lactéol® has been demonstrated in different types of diarrheas. In adult populations, Lactéol® has been proven effective on acute diarrhea1, antibiotic-associated diarrhea2, chronic diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)3. In children, studies show an effect on non-rotavirus diarrhea4, rotavirus-positive diarrhea5, and in mild and acute diarrhea6.
Good safety profile
Because it is heat-treated, Lactéol® has an excellent safety profile. It is well tolerated by all age groups with no serious side effects. Lactéol® can be safely administered to both young children and the elderly to treat diarrhea. Moreover, Lactéol® is included in the ESPGHAN (European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition) 2014 recommendations for diarrhea management and treatment7.
How does Lactéol® work?
Lactéol® its efficacy in diarrhea management in two ways. Firstly, it shortens the duration of diarrhea. Secondly, it reduces stool frequency. These effects can be explained by 3 mechanisms of action:
- Fights pathogens;
- Stimulates the body’s natural defenses which help prevent potential infections;
- Stimulates the natural beneficial bacteria of the gut to reinforce the balance of what?
How to use Lactéol®?
Lactéol® exists in a variety of formats, suitable for all members of the family:
- Powder sachets for oral suspension, suitable for all ages
- Capsules for ages 6 and older
Each capsule or sachet contains either 5 or 10 billion heat-treated Lactobacillus LB and the culture medium actives.
Finally, because it is highly stable, Lactéol® can be administered with other drugs such as antibiotics or antifungals. There is no risk of interaction with other systemic medications.