Safety of PROBIOTICS in Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

Safety of PROBIOTICS in Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

Safe for everyday use in the dietary management of UC

VSL#3® is the #1 prescription probiotic used by gastroenterologists.

Each of the ingredients contained within VSL#3® are FDA-approved food additives or Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS). As with other probiotics, some patients have reported mild abdominal bloating in the first few days of consuming VSL#3®. This may be temporary while your system is adjusting to VSL#3®.

VSL#3® has been studied in multiple trials and reviews in UC, and has been demonstrated to be safe to use every day
Probiotics have been studied in multiple trials and reviews in UC, and have been demonstrated to be safe to use every day, with most people experiencing no problems with tolerability
VSL#3® can be safely taken with or without certain medications your doctor recommends
Probiotics can be safely taken with certain medications, including 5-aminosalicylates. Talk to your doctor about all medications you are taking

If you are looking for an option to help with your UC, talk to your doctor about how a probiotic like VSL#3® can help.

VSL#3® Unflavored (450 billion CFU) and VSL#3-DS®(900 billion CFU)