Frequently Asked Questions
Probiotics are live, “good” bacteria that help keep your body healthy. Our body has a balance of “good” and “bad” bacteria. When “bad” bacteria outweigh the “good”, we can feel unwell. In order to restore balance, supplemental “good” bacteria can help. Probiotics help renew the normal friendly bacteria that has been lost – allowing you to feel better while you’re getting better.
An effective probiotic must have the right strains at the right cell count. The human body contains trillions of microorganisms and in order to help maintain natural “good” bacteria, a probiotic with billions of cells is needed. Not only does the cell count matter, but each “good” bacteria strain has an important purpose:
- Lactobacillus is active in the digestive, vaginal and urinary tracts and helps to maintain and regulate a healthy state.
- Bifidobacterium is active in the small intestine and helps to protect the lining of the gut.
Many people take Florajen every day, while others take Florajen whenever they feel their digestive system needs a boost. Two main reasons to consider taking Florajen Probiotics are for helping to avoid antibiotic side effects and maintaining everyday health.
Antibiotics don’t discriminate between good and bad bacteria, they kill both, and disrupt the natural intestinal and vaginal microbial balance. Florajen Probiotics help restore the good flora and maintain the natural microbial balance the body needs to stay healthy.
Florajen Probiotics are also helpful for maintaining everyday health. Your body needs to be continually balanced and nurtured, and Florajen helps your body maintain an internal microbial balance, particularly in your digestive and vaginal tracts.
Refrigerated Probiotics: Take 1 capsule daily with or without food unless a higher serving is recommended by your healthcare professional. For children under 6 months old, please check with your healthcare professional before use.
If taking with an antibiotic, take Florajen at least 1 to 2 hours before or after your antibiotic prescription.
Any Florajen Refrigerated Probiotic capsule, including Florajen Kids, can be opened and sprinkled into cold food or beverages.
Triple Action Probiotics: Take 1 capsule daily with or without food or as directed by a healthcare professional. For children under 6 months old, check with your healthcare professional before use.
Digestion and Women’s Probiotic Gummies: 2 gummies taken daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Kids Probiotic Gummy: For children over 4, take 1 gummy daily or as directed by a healthcare professional.
Take 1 capsule of a Florajen Refrigerated Probiotic with or without food at least 1 to 2 hours before or after your antibiotic dose unless a higher serving is recommended by your healthcare professional. Continue taking Florajen for at least 2 weeks after your prescribed course of antibiotics. For children under 6 months old, please check with your healthcare professional before use.
All Florajen Refrigerated Probiotic capsules, including Florajen Kids, can be opened and sprinkled into cold food or beverages. All Florajen Probiotic Gummies are easy to chew and swallow. However, Florajen Triple Action Probiotics have to be swallowed so you will need to try swallowing them with food or other tricks.
Florajen Kids is recommended for children 6 months and older. For children under 6 months of age, please check with your healthcare professional before use.
Yes. Traveling usually means being off of your normal routine, eating different foods, and maybe at different times, which often leads to irregularity or uncomfortable digestive issues. Florajen Probiotics are helpful for maintaining everyday health. Your body needs to be continually balanced and nurtured, and Florajen helps your body maintain an internal microbial balance which is essential for good health.
Probiotics are live bacteria, and when left unrefrigerated the cells naturally die off at a faster rate. Refrigerated Florajen probiotics maintain a Cold Chain Commitment™ meaning that from the time our probiotics are manufactured, delivered to the pharmacy, and placed in your hands, Florajen is kept cold. This ensures product potency and allows the cell counts within Refrigerated Florajen Probiotics to remain as consistent as possible through the expiration date.
Refrigerated Florajen probiotics should be refrigerated for maximum freshness and potency. It can be stored at room temperature for up to two weeks and still maintain effectiveness.
Florajen should be refrigerated for maximum freshness and potency. It can be stored at room temperature for up to two weeks and still maintain effectiveness.
Some GI discomfort can occur when taking probiotics, are usually transient in nature, and resolve within 2 weeks. Please consult a healthcare professional if symptoms worsen or persist.
Florajen Eczema contains trace amounts of wheat and is not gluten-free. Florajen Digestion, Women, Kids and Acidophilus are gluten-free.
Florajen products are manufactured in stages and at different sites. They contain a proprietary probiotic blend in a powder form that is encased in a gelatin capsule. All manufacturing stages and ingredients have been certified by a kosher certification service. The final product is certified by KO Kosher Service.
Important Kosher Certification Correction. Please be advised that packaging on all sizes and counts of FLORAJEN3 For Digestion, FLORAJEN WOMEN, FLORAJEN Acidophilus and FLORAJEN KIDS mistakenly includes the OK Kosher Certification. Instead, the packaging should have been marked with the KO Kosher Service Certification. KO Kosher Service is entirely separate from and unaffiliated with OK Kosher. Florajen Eczema is correctly marked with Star-K Kosher certification.
Florajen Probiotics are manufactured in the USA in GMP-certified facilities.
No, Florajen Probiotics do not contain coloring or preservatives.
Florajen Eczema does not contain milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, soy, coloring, flavoring, and preservatives.
Florajen Digestion, Women, Kids and Acidophilus do not contain any of the primary allergens identified by the FDA to be listed in product ingredient disclosures including milk (dairy), eggs, fish (e.g., bass, flounder, cod), shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, or soy.
When your package arrives, please refrigerate your Florajen Probiotics immediately for freshness and potency
Online purchases of Florajen Probiotics should arrive in a container with insulation and freezer brick to maintain freshness and potency.
If your package arrives and the ice packs have melted, please note that Florajen Probiotics can be stored at room temperature for up to two weeks and still maintain effectiveness.
If you have concerns about how your shipment arrives please contact our consumer care.
We do not test on animals.
Florajen Refrigerated Kids Probiotic is vegan. All other Florajen Probiotics are not vegan.
Prebiotics push out the bad bacteria to create a friendlier environment for the good. Probiotics are the good bacteria strains that live inside us. Postbiotics are nutrients shown to feed and supercharge probiotic benefits.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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