What is Mutaflor?
Mutaflor, first isolated in 1917, is a probiotic comprising of a viable non-pathogenic bacteria strain named Escherichia coli Nissle 1917. Over the last century it has shown through clinical studies effectiveness in preventing relapse and maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis.
Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis
Mutaflor is a clinically tested probiotic for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis.
Who is Mutaflor for?
Ulcerative Colitis Treatment
Mutaflor is used by patients diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis to prevent relapse and to ensure remission of Ulcertaive Colitis. It may be taken for up to 12 months or as advised by a health care professional for maintenance, relapse prevention or as adjuvant therapy of ulcerative colitis.
Chronic Constipation Treatment
Mutaflor has also been cited for patients with chronic constipation. For chronic constipation, it may be taken up to 6 weeks or as recommended by a health care professional. Also, effective in normalizing diarrhea symptoms and constipation as well as reducing abdominal cramps and pain.
Some clinical studies conducted in Europe on E. coli Nissle 1917 have shown positive results when used in conditions such as Crohn’s Disease, chronic constipation,irritable bowel syndrome, pouchitis, as well as chronic diarrhea and ulcerative colitis.
Other Related Questions:
What are probiotics?
Probiotic literally translates to “for life.” According to the WHO (World Health Organization), probiotics are living microorganisms, when consumed in adequate amount have a health benefit on the host. The health benefits conferred are numerous, such as improving digestive health, enhancing the immune system and promoting regularity.
Does Mutaflor contain lactose, gluten or wheat products?
Does not contain any milk proteins, gluten, wheat or lactose.
Are there any animal products found in Mutaflor?
Mutaflor contains are no animal products in the contents, but the capsule is made from beef gelatin. The contents can easily be removed from the capsule.
Do I need to take Mutaflor with food?
It can be taken with or without food.
What are the storage conditions? Is refrigeration necessary?
Mutaflor should be kept refrigerated at a temperature of 2-8 degrees Celcius. If left at room temperature for 3 or 4 days, no harm is done to the product.