BioGaia ProTectis Drops

For colic and digestive health:

  • BioGaia ProTectis Drops help prevent & reduce crying episodes from colic
  • Diminishes the frequency of regurgitation
  • Eases ocassional constipation
  • Helps prevent episodes of infectious diarrhea
  • Reduces the duration of infectious diarrhea
  • Improves and maintains digestive health

Unique benefits:

  • One dose consists of a minimum of 100 million live Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis
  • In a survey BioGaia was voted as the probiotic with the highest rating of satisfaction for soothing colicky babies
  • BioGaia with ProTectis has been helping Canadian families since 2009 with a proven safety profile
  • Over 9 billion doses of BioGaia have been consumed worldwide
  • Globally researched probiotic

BioGaia ProTectis Drops are allergy-friendly and can be conveniently stored at room temperature

How to use BioGaia ProTectis Drops:

  • Shake well for 10 seconds before each use
  • Turn bottle to a 45° angle and drops will form slowly
  • Use 5 drops daily
  • Do not administer directly from the bottle into the mouth or add to hot drink or food as this may damage the probiotic
  • Recommended from birth and onwards

Storage: Store at room temperature (15°C-25°C). Do not allow the bottle dropper to come in contact with any liquid, including saliva.
Keep the container closed. Opened bottle should be used within 3 months.

Adults, Children and Infants: 5 drops once a day or use as directed by your health care practitioner.

For use by infants beyond 21 days, consult your health care practitioner. If antibiotics are being taken, take at least 2-3 hours before or after taking antibiotics.

Non-medicinal Ingredients: Sunflower oil, medium chain triglyceride oil and silicon dioxide. BioGaia ProTectis Drops do not contain preservatives or alcohol.

What are BioGaia ProTectis Drops used for?
Provide live microorganisms to benefit health and/or to confer a health benefit.
General Use:
Infants:

  • Helps reduce and prevent episodes (duration) of crying in infants suffering from colic
  • Diminishes the frequency of regurgitation

Infants (4-12 months):

  • Helps prevent episodes of acute diarrhea
  • Reduces duration of acute infectious diarrhea
  • Positive effect on bowel frequency for constipation

Adults and Children (1 – 17 years):

  • Digestive health
  • Helps relieve chronic constipation in adults
  • Helps prevent episodes of acute diarrhea in children
  • Reduces the duration of acute infectious diarrhea in children

What is the Active Ingredient in BioGaia ProTectis Drops?
5 drops contain a minimum of 100 million live active Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 (L. reuteri Protectis)

What is a probiotic?
The word “probiotic” means “for life” as opposed to antibiotics which mean “against life”. Probiotics are clinically proven, health fortifying, natural active bacterial cultures. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes it as: “Probiotics are live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host.” Not all probiotics are alike. Experts believe that the benefits of probiotics are strain-specific and recommend that all probiotics should be independently tested and evaluated in clinical trials.

What are BioGaia ProTectis Drops?
Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis is a propietary probiotic bacteria that is in BioGaia ProTectis Drops. L. reuteri Protectis occurs naturally in the human body. With its documented health benefits in several areas, L. reuteri Protectis has shown to be very effective is considered a truly superior probiotic.

BioGaia ProTectis Drops are a probiotic that helps promote a healthy, balanced digestive system when taken daily. BioGaia ProTectis Drops have demonstrated beneficial effects on common digestive upsets such as colic, regurgitation, diarrhea and constipation.

Are BioGaia ProTectis Drops safe?
Safety studies with L. reuteri Protectis have been conducted in healthy newborns, small children, adults and immuno-deficient adults over the past decade. In all of these studies, L. reuteri Protectis has been proven to be free from side effects, even when given in doses greatly exceeding the levels normally contained in L. reuteri Protectis products. 9 billion daily doses of L. reuteri Protectis have been consumed all over the world since 1996.

How long does it take to feel the effects of taking BioGaia ProTectis Drops?
Normally you should notice the effects within a few days. While people who are healthy may not experience any differences, those taking L. reuteri Protectis because of a digestive system disturbance may notice an improvement in symptoms after 3-4 days. In some cases it may take longer if the person is, for example, taking a medication affecting the digestive system.

Dosage: Adults, Children and Infants: 5 drops once a day or use as directed by your health care practitioner.

For use by infants beyond 21 days, consult your health care practitioner. If antibiotics are being taken, take at least 2-3 hours before or after taking antibiotics.