Jarrow Probiotics Frequently Asked Questions
Do probiotics need to be shipped with cold packs?
Shipping refrigerated probiotics with insulation and ice helps maintain the highest levels of potency and efficacy.
How many live bacteria will there be at expiration?
Assuming the product is properly stored, the probiotic will meet label claims for potency at expiration.
I left the bottle out of the refrigerator overnight. Is it still good?
Yes, the loss to potency will be negligible.
Can probiotics be taken while on antibiotics?
Yes, probiotics may be taken while on antibiotics. We recommend that they be separated by at least 3-4 hours on either side.
Can Saccharomyces be taken with other probiotics?
Yes, probiotic bacteria may be taken at the same time as S. boulardii.
Can Fem-Dophilus be taken indefinitely?
Yes, probiotics such as Fem-Dophilus are safe for long-term use.
Can Fem-Dophilus be taken with other probiotics?
Yes, Fem-Dophilus may be taken with other probiotic products.
Are probiotics safe during pregnancy and breast feeding?
Yes, probiotic bacteria are safe during pregnancy and lactation.
Are probiotics safe to take on a long-term basis?
Yes, they are safe and recommended for long-term use.
Can I take more than the recommended dose?
Yes, more can be taken, though there may not be any further benefits beyond the recommendation.