BioGaia Protectis drops comes in two different versions, we therefore recommend you to read what is stated on the package. The drops that can be stored in room temperature should be stored in a dry place, not above 25 °C / 77 °F.
BioGaia Protectis tabs D3
Probiotic baby and child care
BioGaia Protectis tabs with vitamin D is a probiotic food supplement containing the patented lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis (L. reuteri DSM 17938) that helps the good microorganisms restore a natural balance in the gut. Vitamin D contributes to the normal function of the immune system in children and is also needed for normal growth and development of bone in children*
- One tablet daily
- One table consists of a minimum of 100 million live Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis and 10 µg vitamin D3
- One of the safest and most clinically studied probiotics in infants
- Tested in more than 130 clinical trials
- Strong adaptation to persist and interact with humans
- Orange flavour
Important: Shake well for 10 seconds before each use to mix the bacteria culture with the oil. We recommend to give the drops by spoon. Do not add to hot drink or food as this may damage the live bacteria.
*Vitamin D contributes to the normal function of the immune system in children(1) and is also needed for normal growth and development of bone in children(2). Referens: 1. EFSA-Q-2014-00826 2. EFSA-Q-2008-116
Storage: Store in a dry place, not above room temperature (max 25 °C / 77 °F). Keep out of reach of children.
Bulking agent (isomalt), sweetener (xylitol), Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, palm oil, orange flavoring, vitamin D3 and flavor enhancer (citric acid). One tablet consists of a minimum of 100 million live L. reuteri Protectis and 10 µg of vitamin D3 corresponding to 100 % of Daily Reference Intake (DRI) for infants, children and adults according to Nordic Nutrition. Recommendations (NNR, 2012) and 200 % of DRI (EU). Net weight per tablet, 450 mg. Excessive consumption may cause laxative effects due to the content of sweeteners in the product.
1 chewable tablet per day. Recommended dose should not be exceeded. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.
BioGaia Protectis bady drops should not be stored in the freezer. In the freezer the oil suspension will solidify, and the probiotic bacteria will be exposed to water. This process is severely shortening the shelf-life of the product.
BioGaia Protectis drops comes in two different versions, we therefore recommend you to read what is stated on the package. However, If your room temperature is above 25 °C / 77 °F we recommend all drops to be stored in the fridge.
In BioGaia we are constantly working on improving our products. The Easydropper is a new delivery system for probiotic products. It has an improved drop function which facilitates the administration of the product and less environmental impact compared to glass bottles.
The spots are not dangerous and the product can still be used. BioGaia tablets contains ascorbic acid, which is an antioxidant that contributes to the stability of the tablets. Over time the ascorbic acid oxidizes and the color becomes darker. This darkening is seen as small “spots” on the tablet.
Products that contain several strains do not necessarily have better effect than single strain products. Most important is that the strain or strains have shown clinical efficacy in clinical studies.
Lactobacillus reuteri is a probiotic strain that has co-evolved with humans since the beginning of time, and because of that it is adapted to its host. L. reuteri is among the first bacterial species to become naturally established in the normal microbiota of the newborn.
BioGaia’s probiotic products with L. reuteri are among the most scientifically well-documented probiotics in the world with regard to both efficacy and safety. To date the efficacy and safety of BioGaia’s different strains of L. reuteri have been documented in 184 clinical studies in 15,500 people of all ages. Results have been published in 159 papers in scientific journals (February 2018).
Read more about Lactobacillus reuteri.
Exposure to high temperatures and/or high humidity accelerates the degradation of the probiotic bacteria. If exposure is too long it will result in a shorter shelf-life of the product, but the product is still safe to use.
Clinical studies have shown that BioGaia Protectis drops are safe to give from day of birth.