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      VIBACT CAP

      Vibact capsule
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Vibact capsule is a probiotic used to treat and prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use. It is prescribed for the treatment of bowel disorders such as indigestion, flatulence and irritable bowel syndrome, eczema, vaginal yeast infection, traveller’s diarrhoea, urinary tract infections. Probiotics help in improving digestion, fighting against infections, boosting immunity, promoting weight loss and maintaining vaginal health hygiene. The capsule helps in restoring good bacteria or normal microbial flora in the intestine and is mostly prescribed along with an antibiotic as antibiotics are known to kill the good bacteria in the stomach, causing an imbalance of overall bacterial count. It also facilitates lactose digestion and has proven to be very effective in people with lactose intolerance. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Vibact capsule is Lactobacillus 50 million spores

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Vibact capsule contains probiotics that help in maintaining the normal balance and pH balance of good bacteria in the intestine which aids in improving immunity, growth and multiplication of gut bacteria. It also inhibits the growth of bad bacteria and promotes growth of good bacteria, maintaining microbial flora in the intestine post-infection or the use of antibiotics.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Vibact capsule:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule
      • Severe acute pancreatitis
      • Damaged gastrointestinal tract
      • Caution:
      • Diabetes
      • Phenylketonuria
      • Recurring vaginal and urinary tract infections
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Vibact capsule is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Gastrointestinal disturbances
      • Taste disturbances
      • Soft stools
      • Abdominal cramping
      • Flatulence
      • Bloating

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • High fever
      • Persistent cough
      • Chills
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Vibact capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the capsule.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested. Stopping the medication too early can lead to an infection relapse.
      This capsule should be taken on an empty stomach. If significant stomach upset occurs, it can be taken with food. Take the medicine at least 2-3 hours before or after taking antibiotics.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Vibact capsule, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Bloating
      • Gas
      • Nausea and vomiting
      • Serious allergic reactions
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Vibact capsule only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      This capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney problems. Dose adjustments may not be needed. However, if you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      This capsule is safe to use in patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments may not be needed. However, if you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      This capsule is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely safe to use during breastfeeding. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Driving:

      This capsule does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this capsule.

      Drug Interactions:

      All medicines interact differently for person to person. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Vibact capsule with antibiotics, barbiturates, clotrimazole, ketoconazole, griseofulvin, nystatin, steroids (dexamethasone, diethylstilbesterol).

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at temperature mentioned on the label
      • Keep the capsule out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category N: Not assigned


      Drug Composition information
      What is lactobacillus for:

      It is used to treat loose stools (diarrhea). It is used to ease too much gas in the stomach.

      How does lactobacillus work:

      Lactobacillus keeps the normal balance of bacteria and yeast in the GI (gastrointestinal) tract.

      How should lactobacillus be used:

      Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Swallow capsule whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. You may sprinkle contents of capsule on soft food or liquid. Do not chew. Chewable tablet: Chew or crush well. Mix crushed tablet with food. Do not swallow it whole.

      Common side effects of lactobacillus :

      Gas

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.

      What precautions should I take when taking lactobacillus :

      If you have an allergy to Lactobacillus or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take lactobacillus with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store lactobacillus :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Supplements & Adjuvant Therapy


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Vibact capsule?

      It is a probiotic used to treat and prevent diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use. It is prescribed for the treatment of bowel disorders such as indigestion, flatulence and irritable bowel syndrome, eczema, vaginal yeast infection, traveller’s diarrhoea, urinary tract infections. Probiotics help in improving digestion, fighting against infections, boosting immunity, promoting weight loss and maintaining vaginal health hygiene. The capsule helps in restoring good bacteria or normal microbial flora in the intestine and is mostly prescribed along with an antibiotic as antibiotics are known to kill the good bacteria in the stomach, causing an imbalance of overall bacterial count. It also facilitates lactose digestion and has proven to be very effective in people with lactose intolerance.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Vibact capsule?

      The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include vomiting, nausea, gastrointestinal disturbances, rash, headache, taste disturbances, abdominal cramping, flatulence, bloating. Its use may also lead to uncommon side effects such as high fever, dizziness, persistent cough and chills.

      Q3. Should we take Vibact capsule with food or without food?

      The capsule can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Vibact capsule?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with severe acute pancreatitis, damaged gastrointestinal tracts, diabetes, phenylketonuria, antibiotic therapy, recurring vaginal and urinary tract infections, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Vibact capsule make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Vibact capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Vibact capsule lead to?

      This capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to bloating, nausea, vomiting, gas, serious allergic reactions. Administer fluid and electrolyte replacement as required for extensive fluid loss due to diarrhea or vomiting.

      Q7. Can I take Vibact capsule during pregnancy?

      This capsule is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming.

      Q8. Can Vibact capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Vibact capsule?

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Q10. How to store Vibact capsule?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Vibact capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      The capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Vibact capsule to children?

      If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Vibact capsule?

      The duration for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is not clinically determined.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Vibact capsule last?

      The duration required for the capsule to show its effect in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

      Q15. Can we take Vibact capsule daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Vibact capsule?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. Do not take the capsule if you have high fever or for more than 2 days.

      Q17. When should I take Vibact capsule?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      USV PVT LTD

      b.s.d.marg govandi mumbai 400088

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      USV PVT LTD

      b.s.d.marg govandi mumbai 400088

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