Visbiome Probiotics FAQ’s
Does Visbiome contain Stearates?
Visbiome comes in four different forms with a variety of options to choose from.
1) Visbiome Capsules,
2) Visbiome Regular (packets of powder)
3) Visbiome Unflavored (packets of powder) and
4) Visbiome Extra Strength (packets of powder).
Three of the forms do not contain Stearates,
1) Visbiome Regular,
2) Visbiome Unflavored, and
3) Visbiome Extra Strength.
Only the Visbiome Capsule formulation contains magnesium stearate and stearic acid.
What’s the Difference between Visbiome and VSL#3?
Visbiome formulation is the same as VSL#3 prior to January 31, 2016.
VSL3 after January is dairy free and has the same strains.
Visbiome is available in unflavored and flavored packets. VSL3 is only available in unflavored packets.
VSL contains corn starch in the capsules and the packets.
What is the De Simone Probiotic Formulation?
Dr Claudio De Simone is the professor who is the initial inventor of VSL#3 probiotic formulation as it was prior to January 31st, 2016. Since then he has relaunched his formula as Visbiome as manufactured by Exegi Pharma.
Exegi continues to explore the effectivity of De Simone’s formula with clinical research studies that look at therapeutic value for digestive conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Pouchitis.
Read more about the De Simone Formulation
I am 3 months pregnant. Is it safe to be taking Visbiome during my pregnancy?
Yes, you can. Please click on the links to see research validation.
Administration of a Multi-Strain Probiotic Product to Women in the Perinatal Period Differentially Affects the Breast Milk Cytokine Profile and May Have Beneficial Effects on Neonatal Gastrointestinal Functional Symptoms. A Randomized Clinical Trial