SB 5B


Probiotic Gut Protection


Relieve diarrhoea + Reduce IBS symptoms

This product is Practitioner Grade. Consult your health professional before use. Alternatively, contact Medlab practitioners for advice at clinic.medlab.co. Virtual consultations for 20 minutes can be booked free of charge.

Description


SB 5B is a Probiotic yeast that provides targeted support for travellers diarrhoea and healthy immune function.

  • Helps reduce occurrence of travellers' diarrhoea symptoms
  • Supports digestive system
  • Supports immune system
  • Relief of symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Aids in general health and wellbeing.

Directions of Use


Take one (1) capsule, one (1) to two (2) times per day, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Indications


 

  • Maintain/support general health and wellbeing
  • Decrease/reduce/relieve diarrhoea
  • Helps reduce occurrence of diarrhoea
  • Helps reduce occurrence of symptoms of traveller's diarrhoea
  • Relief of symptoms of medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Maintain/support digestive system health
  • Maintain/support healthy immune system function
  • Maintain/support healthy gastrointestinal immune function

Warning


Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional. Seek medical advice if diarrhoea persists for more than: 6 hours in infants under 6 months; 12 hours in children under 3 years; 24 hours in children aged 3-6 years and 48 hours in children over 6 years and adults.

Side Effects


SB has shown to be well tolerated in adults when taken orally for up to 15 month’s duration. It can cause flatulence in some people. Infrequent cases of fungaemia have been reported in case reports but only in patients with serious diseases in which they have been hospitalised. SB has shown to be well tolerated in children when taken orally appropriately. However, a healthcare practitioner should evaluate diarrhoea in children before using SB 5B™.

You can also refer to the CMI for this product for symptoms and side effects.

Interactions


Medications for fungal infections (i.e. dicflonac) interact with and reduce the therapeutic effectiveness of SB due to SB being a yeast.

Ingredients


Each capsule contains


Saccharomyces cerevisiae ssp. boulardii

(Med 41)

5 billion CFU (250 mg)



*CFU: Colony Forming Units


Excipents



Related Publications


Gastrointestinal Tract Commensal Bacteria and Probiotics: Influence on End-Organ Physiology.
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Location Progress in Drug Research Novel Natural Products: Therapeutic Effects in Pain, Arthritis And Gastro-Intestinal Diseases [Editors: K D Rainsford, M C Powanda and M W Whitehouse] Publisher: Springer Basel AG. 2015. ISBN 9783-0348-0926-9.
Date 2015-01-01
Authors Professor Luis Vitetta , Holiie Alford , Talia Palacios , Dr. Samantha Coulson
Link https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280826771_Gastrointestinal_Tract_Commensal_Bacteria_and_Probiotics_Influence_on_End-Organ_Physiology
The Role of Gut Microbiota in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: The Efficacy of a Multi-Strain Probiotic in Obese Adolescents.
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Location 3rd International Conference on the Science Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. May 3-5, 2013. Sydney Australia
Date 2013-05-03
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Link https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwj5lsDs3IzpAhWT6nMBHdXfDtIQFjABegQIAxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.anhinternational.org%2Fevent%2F3rd-international-conference-on-the-science-of-nutrition-in-medicine-and-healthcare%2F&usg=AOvVaw1xrZQGoqty0VIKDIBtUjFL
Gut Microbiota and Metabolic Syndrome: How a Multi-Strain Probiotic may Influence Biomarkers in Obese Adolescents.
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Location 3rd International Conference on the Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare. May 3-5, 2013. Sydney Australia
Date 2013-05-03
Authors Professor Luis Vitetta , Dr. Samantha Coulson , Talia Palacios
Link https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwj5lsDs3IzpAhWT6nMBHdXfDtIQFjABegQIAxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.anhinternational.org%2Fevent%2F3rd-international-conference-on-the-science-of-nutrition-in-medicine-and-healthcare%2F&usg=AOvVaw1xrZQGoqty0VIKDIBtUjFL
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Location National Institute of Integrative Medicine, 2nd Annual Symposium November 28-29, 2015. Melbourne, Australia.
Date 2015-11-28
Authors Professor Luis Vitetta
Link https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwij8-3M3orpAhXabSsKHQoBCBAQFjAAegQIAxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.niim.com.au%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FNIIM-2nd-Annual-Symposium-digital.pdf&usg=AOvVaw3dp-AxlQajqMi8DmvsxE0I
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Date 2015-11-28
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Link https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwij8-3M3orpAhXabSsKHQoBCBAQFjAAegQIAxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.niim.com.au%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FNIIM-2nd-Annual-Symposium-digital.pdf&usg=AOvVaw3dp-AxlQajqMi8DmvsxE0I
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Date 2015-05-02
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