Azmira’s Acidophilus is used to replace friendly bacteria in intestines compromised by illness, stress or veterinary medications like wormers, antibotics and antifungals. Acidophilus protects the body through different aspects. One way is through the breakdown of its food. When food is broken down, it leads to production of lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide and other by products that make the environment hostile for undesired organism. It is a simple, tasteless powder that is easily mixed into your pet’s food.
Acidophilus is useful when the intestines have suffered the effects from illness, stress, or medications, such as wormers, antifungal drugs, corticosteroids or antiobiotics.
Acidophilus offers variety of potential therapeutic uses. These include:
Aides digestion and suppresses disease-causing bacteria
Treats the overgrowth of bad organisms in the gastrointestinal tract
Prevents and treats diarrhea
Alleviates symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and possibly, inflammatory bowel disease
Replaces the friendly intestinal bacteria that are destroyed by antibiotics
Preventes and reduces the recurrence of urinary tract infections and cystitis
Enhances the immune response. Studies have suggested that the consumption of yogurt and milk that contains specific strains of acidophilus supplements improve the natural immune response.
Aides the treatment of some common respiratory infections
Lowers the risks of allergies such as asthma, hay fever and skin reactions such as eczema
Powdered Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Use up to 1/2 teaspoon per 25 lbs. of body weight per day. This recommendation can be doubled if using any toxic medications.
Note: Best given on a empty stomach, one hour before meals, mixed into water or in a gelatin capsule. If administered in a gelatin capsule, be sure animal has plenty of water to help dissolve the capsule. If needed, Acidophilus can fed directly into meals.
If giving your companion antibiotics, wait until after antiobiotic uuse to begin supplementation, continuing for two to four weeks.