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A Powerful Probiotic
HLC Intensive from Pharmax is a probiotic supplement specifically designed for times when beneficial bacteria may need to be re-introduced to your digestive system.
Those situations include right after undergoing antibiotic therapy, for short-term reduction of sensitivity to allergens, and more.
HLC stands for human lactic commensals. They are human-derived probiotic strains including Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. bifidus, and the only product line of their kind in North America.
- May support post antibiotic therapy
- May support immunomodulation of allergy for short/medium term
- Therapeutic potency of 24 billion cells per capsule
- Two year shelf life if refrigerated, three months at room temperature
- Nearly 100% survival rate in a full stomach
- Ideal for vegans and vegetarians
HLC organisms have been successfully used in numerous clinical trials. It's been found that the friendly bacteria used in HLC Intensive have a much better chance of reaching your body's GI tract intact and active.
The acid in your stomach is meant to be a barrier to potentially harmful microbes. But that can be a problem as digestive juices may also take out probiotics before you receive any benefit. HLC Intensive has a much higher survival rate than other probiotics. Even on an empty stomach more than 50% of the organisms survived.
Keep in mind - while you can take HLC Intensive on an empty stomach - it will be most effective if taken with a meal.
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1 capsule contains:
HCL LAB4 Consortium 24 billion viable cells:
Lactobacillus acidophilus (CUL 60)
Lactobacillus acidophilus (CUL 21)
Bifodobacterium bifidum (CUL 20)
Bifodobacterium lactis (CUL 34)
Other Ingredients: cellulose, silica, vegetable magnesium stearate.
Adults: Take one capsule daily with a meal or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
If you are pregnant or nursing, please consult your healthcare professional before using this product. Keep out of the reach of children.
HLC - Proven in clinical trials: Probiotics from the HLC range are continuously tested and shown to be effective in independent, placebo controlled, clinical trials. All such studies get published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Results from recent clinical studies are outlined below.
Trial 1: Undertaken at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, U.K.
Aim: Reduction in post-antibiotic re-growth of potentially pathogenic facultative microorganisms
Results: HLC Intensive significantly prevented post antibiotic increase in Staphylococci, Enterobacteriaceae and Enterococci. These microorganisms are associated with post-antibiotic infection and overgrowth as well as the acquisition and transfer of antibiotic resistance.
Trial 2: Undertaken at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, U.K.
Aim: Prevention of post-antibiotic overgrowth of Clostridium difficile in hospitalized patients
Results: HLC Intensive lowered frequency of Clostridium difficile infection and overgrowth to the extent that justified its use in all hospitalized patients undertaking antibiotic therapy.
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