FAQ EN 2017-04-11T10:46:43+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I take Vivomixx®? 2017-03-28T17:36:20+00:00

Vivomixx® is a special blend of good bacteria that helps maintain the balance of your intestinal flora.

Why 8 strains? 2017-03-28T17:13:06+00:00

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.

Which strains are in Vivomixx®? 2017-05-31T11:53:10+00:00

Lactobacillus – paracasei – DSM 24733
Lactobacillus – plantarum – DSM 24730
Lactobacillus – acidophilus – DSM 24735
Lactobacillus – delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus – DSM 24734
Bifidobacterium – longum – DSM 24736
Bifidobacterium – infantis – DSM 24737
Bifidobacterium – breve – DSM 24732
Streptococcus – thermophilus – DSM 24731

Why so many bacteria? 2017-03-28T17:14:01+00:00

Vivomixx® contains 450 billion bacteria per sachet and 112 billion bacteria per capsule. These quantities 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.

Where can I get Vivomixx®? 2017-04-11T13:32:46+00:00

You can find Vivomixx® at your pharmacy, or order online through a certified and accredited online pharmacy.

Why should I keep it in the fridge? 2017-03-28T17:14:24+00:00

The bacteria are live and lyophilized, they are best kept refrigerated.

Can I keep them out of the fridge? 2017-03-28T17:14:42+00:00

Yes, you can keep them out of the fridge for up to one week without affecting the quality of the product. Do avoid high temperatures (>25°C).

What quantity should I take? 2017-03-28T17:15:16+00:00

The recommended daily intake is 1 to 2 sachets or 1 to 4 capsules.

How long do I have to take Vivomixx® to feel better? 2017-03-28T17:15:28+00:00

You will feel better already after 3-4 days but the optimal colonization is achieved in 2-3 weeks.

How long can I take Vivomixx®? 2017-03-28T17:20:00+00:00

You can take it for as long as necessary as it has no contraindications.

When is it best to take it? 2017-04-03T12:00:25+00:00

We recommend to take Vivomixx® in the morning on an empty stomach

How do I take Vivomixx®? 2017-04-03T11:59:00+00:00

Vivomixx® is easy to take. Open the sachet and mix it into any cold, non-carbonated drink. Or mix it with food, like yogurt or apple sauce and take immediately.

Are there any side effects? 2017-03-28T17:16:44+00:00

Bloating has been reported but this is a transient phenomenon due to the adaptation of your flora to the new bacteria.

Does it contain any allergens? 2017-03-28T17:16:53+00:00

No, it does not contain gluten, lactose or soy.

What if I take antibiotics? 2017-03-28T17:17:01+00:00

Vivomixx® can be taken even if you have other concurrent treatments but it is best to take it far apart from antibiotics.

Can I take it during pregnancy? 2017-03-28T17:17:07+00:00

There are no contraindications but please do consult your physician when taking this or any other food supplement during pregnancy.

Where to purchase Vivomixx®?

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