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- UPC # 074306800336
Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) afflict a great number of women around the world. Since lactobacilli (probiotics) dominate the urogenital flora of healthy women‚ supporting the urogenital flora with probiotics may protect against UTIs. Clinical trials in women with UTIs have been carried out to assess the effectiveness and safety of probiotics for protection against harmful bacteria (uropathogens.) The evidence from the available studies suggests that probiotics can be beneficial for preventing recurrent UTIs in women.
Probiotics additionally play a major role in the maintenance of a healthy vaginal tract by preventing the colonization of pathogenic bacteria. Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. paracasei in particular have been shown to inhibit‚ by exclusion and competition‚ the adhesion of Staphylococcus aureus‚ Group B streptococci‚ and Gardnerella vaginalis to the vaginal tissues. These Lactobacillus strains and others (L. rhamnosus‚ L. fermentum) have been identified as anti-infective agents in the vagina. The benefits seem to derive from hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)‚ lactic acid‚ and natural antibiotics (bacteriocins) produced by the probiotic bacteria. It should be noted‚ however that none was able to decrease the attachment of E. coli.
PACrantm provides a unique class of proanthocyanidins that is clinically shown to resist adhesion of unwelcome bacteria in the urinary tract. Good probiotic bacteria dominate the urinary and vaginal (urogenital) flora of healthy women. Specific probiotics benefit healthy urogenital systems. They resist attachment of undesirable bacteria to the vaginal lining‚ and/or produce hydrogen peroxide‚ lactic acid and other natural substances‚ which retard growth of potentially harmful bacteria. Probiotics plus PACrantm may help maintain healthy urogenital microflora.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size: 1 Vegetable Capsule
Servings Per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving / % DV*
Probiotic Blend (25 Billion) 350mg / **
L.acidophilus HA-122 5 Billion / **
L.rhamnosus HA-111 5 Billion / **
B.longum HA-135 3.75 Billion / **
L.brevis HA-112 2.5 Billion / **
L.helveticus 2.5 Billion / **
L.fermentum HA-179 1.25 Billion / **
PACran™ whole cranberry ext. 150mg / **
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2‚000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose coating only.
Gluten-Free / Soy-Free
Made in the USA.
As a dietary supplement‚ take one (1) capsule daily approximately one hour after eating.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool‚ dry place.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Gluten Free
- Made in the USA
- Soy Free
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