Stay Healthy Constipation

The effect of Lactobacillus reuteri supplementation in adults with chronic functional constipation

Background and aims: There is a growing interest for the use of probiotics for chronic constipation. A recent randomized controlled trial (RCT) showed a positive effect of Lactobacillus reuteri (L. reuteri) on bowel movement frequency in infants with chronic constipation. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of L. reuteri in adult […]

Author: Ojetti V Year: 2014
Stay Healthy Constipation

Lactobacillus reuteri for improvement in symptoms and bowel habit in functional constipation

Background: Dysbiosis may contribute to constipation and its symptoms, therefore probiotic administration could improve significantly gut health and functions. The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of a long-lasting administration of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 (L. reuteri DSM 17938) on symptoms and quality of life (QoL) score in patients with functional constipation […]

Author: Riezzo G Year: 2018

H. pylori infection
Stay Healthy H. pylori infection

Lactobacillus reuteri strain combination in Helicobacter pylori infection

Background: Specific probiotic strains play a role in H. pylori infection for their ability to decrease bacterial load and gastritis, prevent antibiotic-associated side effects, and increase the eradication rate. The goals of this study were to investigate the role of a new probiotic preparation (Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 and L. reuteri ATCC PTA 6475) in Helicobacter […]

Author: Francavilla R Year: 2014
Stay Healthy H. pylori infection

Lactobacillus reuteri in management of Helicobacter pylori infection in dyspeptic patients

Introduction: The eradication rate of Helicobacter pylori following the standard triple therapy is declining. This study was conducted to test whether the addition of Lactobacillus reuteri to the standard triple therapy improves the eradication rates as well as the clinical and pathological aspects in H. pylori infection. Methods: A total of 70 treatment-naïve patients were randomly assigned […]

Author: Emara MH Year: 2014
Stay Healthy H. pylori infection

Quadruple Therapy with Probiotic Supplement for Helicobacter Pylori Eradication

Background: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection is important risk factors for chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. Bismuth-containing quadruple therapy has recently been the first-line regimen recommended in many European countries but has limited efficacy in ASEAN especially Thailand. This study aim to evaluate efficacy of high dose PPI Bismuth-containing quadruple therapy with probiotics […]

Author: Poonyam P Year: 2019
Stay Healthy H. pylori infection

Safety and tolerance of Lactobacillus reuteri Gastrus

The aim of this study was to assess the safety and tolerance of Lactobacillus reuteri Gastrus (L. reuteri ATCC PTA 6475 and L. reuteri DSM 17938). The results are presented in an internal report. In this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, safety and tolerance were evaluated by blood parameters and a questionnaire regarding the incidence of […]

Author: Francavilla R Year: 2008

Infection protection
Stay Healthy Infection protection

Increasing work-place healthiness with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri

Background: Short term illnesses, usually caused by respiratory or gastrointestinal diseases are disruptive to productivity and there is relatively little focus on preventative measures. This study examined the effect of the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis (ATCC 55730) on its ability to improve work-place healthiness by reducing short term sick-leave caused by respiratory or gastrointestinal infections. Methods: 262 […]

Author: Tubelius P Year: 2005

Bone health
Stay Healthy Bone health

Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women

Background: The importance of the gut microbiome for bone metabolism in mice has recently been demonstrated, but no studies are available in humans. Lactobacillus reuteri ATCCPTA 6475 (L. reuteri 6475) has been reported to increase bone mineral density (BMD) in mice but its effect on the human skeleton is unknown. The objective of this trial was […]

Author: Nilsson AG Year: 2018

Stay Healthy Gingivitis

Lactobacillus reuteri lozenges improves periodontal health

Background: The objective of this trial was to evaluate whether the regular consumption of probiotics may improve the known deterioration of periodontal health in navy sailors during deployments at sea. Methods: 72 healthy sailors of a naval ship on a practicing mission at sea were recruited and randomly provided with a blinded supply of lozenges to be […]

Author: Schlagenhauf U Year: 2020
Stay Healthy Gingivitis, Pregnancy gingivitis

Lactobacillus reuteri lozenges reduces pregnancy gingivitis

Aim: This randomized controlled trial assessed the impact of Lactobacillus reuteri on pregnancy gingivitis in healthy women. Materials and methods: Forty-five healthy women (24 test/21 placebo) with pregnancy gingivitis in the third trimester of pregnancy were enrolled. At baseline Gingival Index (GI) and Plaque Index (PlI) were assessed at the Ramfjord teeth and venous blood […]

Author: Schlagenhauf Year: 2016

Stay Healthy Periodontitis

Lactobacillus reuteri improves the treatment of residual pockets in periodontitis patients

Background: To examine the adjunctive effect of a Lactobacillus reuteri probiotic (ATCC PTA 5289 & DSM 17938) on the re-instrumentation of residual pockets. Methods: This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study included 39 previously non-surgically treated periodontitis patients. A re-instrumentation was carried out, and probiotic and/or placebo drops were applied according to the study protocoll. Patients afterwards […]

Author: Laleman I Year: 2020
Stay Healthy Periodontitis

Lactobacillus reuteri lozenges in the supportive therapy of periodontitis

Objective: The aim of this 12-month mono-centre double-blind randomized placebo-controlled clinical study was to evaluate the efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri-containing lozenges during the supportive therapy of generalized periodontitis stage III and IV, grade C (GPIII-IVC) patients. Methods: Twenty treated GPIII-IVC patients were randomly divided into 2 groups. The test group received two 3-month-long administrations of L. […]

Author: Grusovin MG Year: 2020
Stay Healthy Periodontitis

Lactobacillus reuteri probiotics in the treatment of chronic periodontitis

Aim: The aim of this randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial was to evaluate the effects of Lactobacillus reuteri-containing probiotic lozenges as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP). Methods: Thirty chronic periodontitis patients were recruited and monitored clinically and microbiologically at baseline, 3, 6, 9 and 12 weeks after therapy. All patients received one-stage full-mouth disinfection […]

Author: Teughels W Year: 2013

Peri-implant mucositis
Stay Healthy Peri-implant mucositis

Adjunctive probiotic therapy in the treatment of peri-implant mucositis

Background: Efficacy of mechanical debridement (MD) with adjunctive probiotic therapy (PT) in the treatment of peri-implant mucositis (PiM) in cigarette-smoking and never-smoking subjects remains uninvestigated. Purpose: The aim was to assess the efficacy of MD with adjunctive PT in the treatment of PiM in cigarette-smoking and never-smoking individuals. Materials and methods: Patients with (group I) and without PiM […]

Author: F Alqahtani Year: 2019
Stay Healthy Peri-implant mucositis

Lactobacillus reuteri in the treatment of mucositis and peri-implantitis

Background: Oral probiotics appear to improve the treatment of periodontal diseases but there is limited evidence on their efficacy in the treatment of peri-implant diseases. The objective of the present study was to evaluate, clinically and microbiologically, the effect of the oral probiotic, Lactobacillus reuteri Prodentis, as adjuvant to non-surgical mechanical therapy in implants with […]

Author: Galofré M Year: 2018
Stay Healthy Peri-implant mucositis

Probiotic supplements and debridement of peri-implant mucositis

Objective: The aim of this double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial was to evaluate the effects of probiotic supplements in adjunct to conventional management of peri-implant mucositis. Methods: Forty-nine adult patients with peri-implant mucositis were consecutively recruited after informed consent. After initial mechanical debridement and oral hygiene instructions, the patients received a topical oil application (active or placebo) […]

Author: Hallström H Year: 2016

Stay Healthy Caries

Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri on early caries lesions

Background: The objective of the study was to investigate the effect of tablets containing probiotic lactobacilli on early caries lesions in adolescents with quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF). Methods: 36 healthy adolescents of both sexes (12-17 years of age) were enrolled and randomly allocated to a placebo-controlled trial with two parallel groups. The test group received […]

Author: Keller MK Year: 2014
Stay Healthy Caries

Lactobacillus reuteri during the first year of life reduces caries prevalence

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect on oral health, at age 9 years, of daily oral supplementation with the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, strain ATCC 55730, to mothers during the last month of gestation and to children through the first year of life. Methods: The study was a single-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter […]

Author: Stensson M Year: 2014