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Bifilac : Uses, Side effects,Compositions & Dosage

BIFILAC capsule is an anti-diarrheal drug that contains live micro-organisms with potentially good bacteria or yeast. Bifilac is effective in the treatment of conditions like gastric disorder, gastrointestinal discomfort, gastrointestinal disorders, bacterial infections, immunity and other related condition. Bifilac is available as granules (in sachets), syrup, lozenges, and capsules.

Bifilac Capsule

Bifilac Composition:

BIFILAC is formulated using top quality ingredients like:

  • Clostridium Butyrcum: 2 million spores
  • Bacillus Mesentericus: 1 million spores
  • Strep Faeecalis: 30 million spores
  • Lactobacillus Sporegens: 50 million spores

Bifilac Uses and Benefits:

Bifilac is effective in controlling and improving the conditions of the following disorders:

  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Bacterial infections
  • Increases Immunity
  • Gastro-intestinal disorders
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort
  • Gastric disorders
  • Bacterial infection
  • Vaginal infection
  • Irritable bowel syndrome

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Bifilac Side Effects:

Consumption of Bifilac capsules may, in some cases, cause side effects. Some of the common side effects include stomach pain, gas, diarrhea, skin rash, dizziness, colic pain, headache and other side effects that are not reported. Some side effects may be of a more serious nature. In this case, it is advisable to consult a doctor and check what can be done.

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Common Dosage Of Bifilac:

Before using bifilac capsules, it is important to inform your doctor about any other drugs such as vitamins tablets, herbal supplements and other over the counter medicines being consumed, any allergies you suffer from or pre-existing diseases that you have. Also, inform the doctor if you are pregnant or have any upcoming surgery. Some disease/ailment makes you prone to side effects. Special care should be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Pregnant patients should take this medicine under strict medical supervision. Dosage should be as per doctors’ advice. The doctor will suggest the dosage according to your condition.

It is advised to consume this medicine after meals. However, your particular medical condition may differ. Always follow the advice of your consulting doctor.

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How does Bifilac works?

The Bifilac capsules restrict the growth of bad bacteria and provide good bacteria to the gut. It destroys harmful bacteria and fortifies the immune system.

Bifilac Capsule Precautions and warning :

Bifilac capsules should not be prescribed for the below-mentioned health conditions:

  • If a patient is hypersensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients of this drug
  • If a patient is suffering from diseases related to liver
  • It is always advisable to let your doctor know of any pre-existing diseases that you may suffer from.

Bifilac Substitutes:

The following capsules/sachets can be used instead of Bifilac capsules since they have the same composition.

  • BECELAC PB Capsule/Sachet
    VIBACT Capsule/Sachet

Bifilac Capsule Interactions:

Many cases of drug interaction were reported. Interaction happens when the two concurrent drugs are taken and each one reacts on the other and in the human body. These interactions lead to unpredictable side effects.

The effects of Bifilac tablet can change if you are already under medication for some other ailments. This may aggravate any side effects and make these tablets less effective.

Bifilac capsules may react with the following drugs:

  • Antibiotic drugs
  • Azathioprine
  • Basiliximab
  • Cyclosporine

FAQs:

1)  Are there any food or beverage restrictions with bifilac?

Ans: It is best to avoid any alcohol drinks when consuming this medicine.

2)  Can I take this Bifilac capsules with any other medications?

Ans: It is not safe to take any drugs with other drugs. Reactions and side effects may differ from person to person. It is advisable to inform your consulting doctor about the drugs you are consuming and what ailments you are suffering from.

3) How should I store Bifilac capsule?

Ans: These tablets must be stored in a clean and dry place. It should be out of reach of children. Tablets must not be used after expiration.

4) What should I if I miss a Bifilac capsule dose?

Ans: Missed dose should be consumed as soon as possible, however if it is time for your next dose, the missed dose should be skipped and the scheduled dose should be consumed. The extra dose should not be consumed to make up for the missed dose.

5)  What if I have an allergy to Bifilac capsules?

Ans: If you are allergic to this (or any other) drug you should let your doctor know about it. Describe the nature of the allergy and the symptoms and signs of your allergy.

6) When do I take these Bifilac capsules?

Ans: The medicine can be taken with or without food. In case of an upset stomach, you should take the medicine with food. You can crush the tablet and mix it your food. Do not swallow it whole.

7)  What happens in case of an overdose of bifilac capsules?

Ans: In case of an overdose you should seek immediate medical attention. Reactions to overdose may include shortness of breath, wheezing, fever, itching seizures, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat and blue/grey skin colour.

8) Is it safe to drive or operate heavy equipment while under the influence of the drug?

Ans: As with any other drug, if you feel drowsy, dizzy or experience hypotension, headache or low blood pressure, then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate any machinery.

9) Is Bifilac habit-forming or addictive?

Ans: Most drugs that come under schedule H or X in India is addictive and habit forming. Please check the product description on the packaging to make sure it is not included in the schedule. Do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence of the drugs without the explicit advice of the doctor.

10) Can I stop taking Bifilac capsules immediately or do I have to slowly stop taking the recommended dosage?

Ans: Some medicines can be stopped immediately or some have to be weaned off slowly because of the “rebound effect”. Consult your doctor for your particular body health and physical state.

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Last updated on : 26-09-2019

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User Comments (3)

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Alif

Tue May 07 2019

Can BIFILAC be taken when on antibiotics?

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Javed Khan

Wed May 22 2019

What is the real course of probiotics for man age 50.

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greesh

Tue May 28 2019

can i take this capsule regularly for boosting immuin system. please advised

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