Frequently Asked Questions

Look here for answers to your questions about AccuFlora®

What are probiotics?

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that are able to colonize the intestinal tract and help promote healthy digestive function; Lactobacillus acidophilus is an example of a well known probiotic.

What is a CFU and why do I need so many?

CFU stands for Colony Forming Unit. It's the unit qualifying the level of probiotic bacteria and indicates a product's viability or strength.

Is a probiotic deficiency common?

Quite common! Many lifestyle factors favor undesirable microorganisms over probiotics in your intestinal tract: stress, poor diet (sugar and fat), alcohol, prescription drugs, travel, frequent colds or infections, and aging are the big ones. It's hard for a modern person not to have a probiotic deficiency to some degree.

What are the symptoms of a probiotic deficiency?

They vary from person to person but may include one or more of the following: Constipation or diarrhea, indigestion, incomplete digestion, heartburn, excess gas and bloating, lactose intolerance, weak immune response (frequent colds and infections) and food allergies.

What is a prebiotic?

Non-digestible food ingredients that have a beneficial effect through their selective metabolism in the intestinal tract, which helps good bacteria grow and flourish.

Is it best to take AccuFlora® caplets with food or on an empty stomach?

Either way works well. Take AccuFlora® caplets with water, fruit juice or milk.

Can I take AccuFlora® caplets when taking antibiotics?


Do I need to refrigerate AccuFlora® caplets?


I am pregnant. Is it safe for me to take probiotics?

If you are pregnant or nursing, please seek the advice of a qualified health care professional before using.

Should mature adults take probiotic products?

As we age, our intestinal microflora gradually changes and our immune system may decline. Probiotics may help maintain a healthy level of good gut microflora.

Can I break up the AccuFlora® caplets and add it to foods?

No. AccuFlora® caplets, with the patent pending Controlled Delivery Technology, should be swallowed whole.

Can I take more than 2 caplets per day?


Can I give AccuFlora® caplets to my children?

Yes. Children 4 years old or older who can swallow caplets or caplets can take AccuFlora®.

The facility that manufatures these products also produces products that contain soy.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.