What is Florastor?

Category: Supplements

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Florastor® is a probiotic dietary supplement that is used to promote maintenance of normal microflora in the gastrointestinal tract; used in management of bloating, gas, and diarrhea, particularly to decrease the incidence of diarrhea associated with antibiotic use.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bowel problems 6 1
Support digestive health 3 2
Diarrhea 2 1
Crohn's disease 1 1
Prevent infection 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Florastor

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Florastor

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) daily 1
1 mg daily 1
250 mg daily 1
500 mg daily 1
325 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Florastor

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Florastor

Duration

Currently taking Florastor

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Florastor

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 3
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Florastor

Dec 1, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support digestive health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg M,W,F
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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