Drug information of Probiotic
with the unique probiotic active ingredient Escherichia coli strain Nissle 1917 for human gut health
Mechanism of effect
Suppression of growth and colonization of undesired microorganisms Contribution to optimizing the intestinal milieu and luminal metabolism Communication with the intestinal epithelium Colonization ability
Drug indicationsulcerative colitis , chronic constipation
Adolescents and adults take 1 capsule Mutaflor daily from day 1 to 4, then 2 capsules daily. In case of persistent constipation, a daily intake of up to 4 capsules Mutaflor might be reasonable.
Points of recommendation
1-Patients should take Mutaflor as a long-term therapy in case of ulcerative colitis to maintain remission.
2-The standard dose should be taken unchewed and with plenty of liquid during a meal, preferably breakfast.
3-Potentially occurring flatulence is invariably a sign of a too high dose application and will mostly disappear when the dose is reduced. The daily dose of several capsules must not be taken at one time, but may be distributed over the day and taken with regular meals.
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