Erceflora is a probiotic food supplement that contains Bacillus clausii, which is a type of bacteria that lives in the soil. Sometimes this helpful bacteria is used to treat diarrhea or to treat and prevent respiratory infections in children. Although Erceflora is usually considered safe, you should always consult your doctor to know the risks and benefits of taking any new dietary supplement. If it was recommended by the healthcare professional himself, you should strictly follow his instructions.
Method 1 of 2: Get a prescription from your doctor
Step 1. See your doctor
Do this to find out more about how you can use the supplement to treat diarrhea. In fact, it can help restore the balance of good bacteria in the gut. If you have chronic diarrhea (for example, diarrhea that does not go away after more than two weeks) or diarrhea resulting from an infection, see your doctor to prescribe Erceflora or any other dietary supplement that contains Bacillus clausii.
Erceflora may also be effective in treating or preventing diarrhea caused by antibiotic treatment or treatment for infection with Helicobacter pylori
Step 2. Check with the doctor
Do this to find out how you can use it to prevent respiratory infections. Besides its ability to be able to treat imbalances in intestinal bacteria, Bacillus clausii is useful in preventing recurrent respiratory infections, especially in children. If your child suffers from frequent respiratory infections, consult their pediatrician to find out if Erceflora could be of use to them.
This treatment is especially useful for children with respiratory allergies who are prone to frequent infections
Step 3. Tell the doctor if your immune system is weakened
Erceflora is safe for most people. However, your healthcare professional may not recommend it if you have a weakened immune system, either because of illness or because of medications you are already taking. In other words, if you are suffering from any medical problem, you should tell the doctor before you consider taking Erceflora.
Even though Erceflora is generally safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women, you should still tell the doctor before you start taking any new supplement or medicine
Step 4. Provide a list of other medications you are taking
You should do the same for any food supplements you take. Although Erceflora is not known to interact with other drugs or supplements, it is still advisable that you provide the practitioner with a complete list of all dietary supplements, prescription drugs, or non-prescription drugs that you. currently take.
Giving her full information about the medications you are taking can help her make better decisions about your care
it is possible to take Erceflora while you are on antibiotics. However, healthcare professionals recommend taking doses of Erceflora between doses of antibiotics, rather than taking both drugs at the same time.
Method 2 of 2: Use Erceflora correctly
Step 1. Strictly follow the doctor's instructions
You should carefully follow its dosage instructions. The amount of Erceflora to take depends mainly on certain factors, including your age and the reason for using it. Ask the practitioner for detailed instructions and especially do not hesitate to contact him or to consult a pharmacist in case you have any questions. However, Erceflora is often administered in single dose vials.
- For adults, the doctor may recommend taking up to three vials per day. He will certainly prescribe one or two vials per day for a toddler or baby.
- Depending on what you are taking it for, you could use it for anywhere from 10 days to 3 months.
- Try to take your doses at regular intervals throughout the day (for example: 3 or 4 hours apart).
Erceflora is for oral use only. Injecting it or taking it by any other means can cause a serious allergic reaction.
Step 2. Mix the Erceflora with tea, milk or orange juice
Erceflora is available in liquid form. To make the doses more pleasant to drink, your doctor may recommend that you mix them with a drink. Orange juice, milk, or tea are good options for this. You also have the option of mixing it with sugar water.
- Be sure to drink the entire contents of the glass in order to get the full dose of Erceflora.
- If you want to give it to a baby or child, check with their pediatrician to see if you can mix it with their formula, juice, or electrolyte supplement.
Step 3. Keep the sealed vials in a cool, dry place
Since Bacillus clausii is very resistant to heat, it does not need to be stored in the refrigerator. Sealed vials can be stored for up to two years provided they are not exposed to temperatures exceeding 30 ° C. Store the vials in a cool place out of the reach of children, such as in a kitchen cupboard.
Once you have opened a bottle of Erceflora you should use the full dose immediately
Step 4. Contact the doctor
Do this if you have any side effects. Although side effects from taking Erceflora are rare, some people may be allergic or very sensitive to it. Call the healthcare professional if you have symptoms such as a rash, hives, or swelling of the hands, feet, or even face.