Please place your order by Thursday evening to ensure it is shipped out by Monday or Tuesday. Mutaflor is a probiotic that requires refrigeration.
***We only ship Mutaflor out on Mondays and Tuesdays to ensure the parcel does not sit in the postal service longer than necessary.*** For shipping, we recommend Mutaflor Shipping Method (for USA customers) or Express to ensure that the product gets to you in a timely manner. For USA customers who choose the Mutaflor Next Day AM option, we will try to ship your order the day after you place it unless it is too close to the weekend, in which case it will ship on Monday.
Please note that even with express shipping, we cannot guarantee that Mutaflor will arrive cool. However, no harm is done to the product if left below room temperature for about 7 days. After prolonged exposure to heat, the product will lose a small amount of its potency, but will not be harmful in any way. Typically probiotics lose about 10% of their potency per month when they become warm. We cannot offer refunds on Mutaflor due to the temperature you receive it at. The product will still work for you. We have had many positive testimonials proving this.
Here is information from the producer: https://www.mutaflor.com/mutaflor-with-escherichia-coli-strain-nissle-1917-for-human-gut-health/storage-information.html
If it is hot and sunny where the package will be dropped off you might want to leave a cooler or something to protect it from the sun.
If you would like us to ship before the next Monday or Tuesday please request this in the notes section of the checkout.
Due to the sensitive nature of this product, we cannot accept returns. This ensures that the product you receive is viable and therapeutic.
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.