Probiotic for Immune Support
Lactojen capsules is an orally administered prescription of lactobacillus acidophilus for immune system support. It is a high-potency prescription under the supervision of a licensed healthcare provider for patients who have inadequate nutritional supplement from their diet, and for patients who need additional clinical dietary supplementation in stressful conditions. Lactojen probiotic re-establishes and maintains the intestinal homeostasis for optimal health.
| Serving Size: 1 Capsule
| Serving per container: 30
| Amount per Serving|| %DV ‡
| 20 billion live CFU's
at time of expiration ‡
% Daily value not established.
Under proper storage under refrigeration.
Other Ingredients: Maltodextrin
Commensal bacteria are part of the normal flora of the intestine. They derive food from the human host without hurting the host. In contrast, pathogenic microorganisms invade the intestine and cause harm to the human host. In clinical studies, probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus has been shown to support the immune system 1-7. In Galdeano et. al, the intestine is a microbiome of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. The activity and the composition of these microorganisms affect the immune system and thus, the health of its human host. Adhesion of Lactobacillus acidophilus to the intestinal epithelium stimulates the production of mucins, tight junction proteins, Goblet cells and Panel cells, which results in reinforcement of the intestinal walls. Orally administered probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus also competes with harmful pathogens for nutrients by blocking their adhesion to intestinal epithelium. Additionally, Lactobacillus acidophilus interacts with the intestinal epithelial cells to increase the production of IgA cells in the intestine, bronchus, and mammary glands. IgA is the principal immunoglobulin at the mucosal membrane of the epithelium. IgA is an important first line of defense of the immune system from invasion of pathogenic microorganisms. Probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus also activates the innate immune response by stimulating macrophages, dendritic cells, regulatory T-cells and the release of cytokine IL-10, protecting the host from pathogenic-microorganisms-induced inflammation and their associated diseases and illnesses 8-24.
Lactobacillus acidophilus stimulates the production of mucins, enhancing the epithelial layer of the intestinal wall. Mucins are glycosylated proteins produced by the intestinal epithelial cells.
- Increased probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus adhesion to the epithelial intestinal mucosa, inhibiting adhesion of other pathogenic microorganisms to the epithelium to cause diseases and illnesses.
- Competition with other pathogenic microorganisms for nutrients.
- Production of an antimicrobial substance from Lactobacillus acidophilus to inhibit other pathogenic microorganisms.
- Stimulation of the Innate Immune System: macrophages, dendritic cells, and T-cells 1-7.
PRECAUTIONS AND WARNINGS:
Lactojen should be used under the supervision of a licensed healthcare provider. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant, nursing, have any medical conditions, or take any other medications.
Avoid if you have hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
After opening, store in the refrigerator at temperature of 2°C – 8°C (35°F – 46°F).
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use if seal under cap is broken or missing.
DO NOT USE IF YOU HAVE STOMACH OR INTESTINAL ULCERS, GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING, OR ARE ON MEDICATIONS THAT ARE KNOWN TO CAUSE GASTROINTESTINAL IRRITATION (I.E. ASPIRIN AND NSAIDS SUCH AS MOTRIN, IBUPROFEN, NAPROXEN). DO NOT USE IF YOU ARE SICK OR HAVE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF AN INFECTION (FLU OR BACTERIA). CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR FOR USE OF LACTOJEN WHEN YOU ARE ILL.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
For adults, take one capsule orally daily, preferably with a meal, or as directed by a licensed healthcare provider.
Probiotic Immune Support
20 Billion Live CFU's
Do not freeze.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
PACKAGE LABEL DISPLAY PANEL:
Lactojen capsules are supplied in a child-resistant bottle of 30 count (73730-0101-30).
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