This page contains brief details about the drug , it's indication, dosage & administaration, mechanism of action, related brands with strength, warnings and common side effects.

Background and Date of Approval

Pre-probiotics are approved as nutritional supplements to support patients with chronic diseases.

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Lactobacillus acidophilus, bifidobacterium longum, and streptococcus thermophilus are probiotics, while lactate is a prebiotic. Probiotics and prebiotics are used together to facilitate the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Lactitol decreases the intestine's pH and favors good bacteria growth while inhibiting Enterobacteriaceae. It acts as a laxative by increasing fecal volume. Streptococcus thermophilus has the potential to inhibit infection-causing microorganisms in the intestine and is beneficial to prevent or amend certain diseases. Bifidobacterium longum utilizes toxic compounds in the intestine as nutrients that favor its growth. 

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Pre-probiotics combination is increasingly used to reduce lactose intolerance, diarrhea, skin ailments, renal failure, and vaginal infections in women.

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Pre-probiotics are available in the form of tablets. The dose and frequency vary according to body weight and disease condition.

Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined


Do not consume if you are allergic to probiotics or other components. Avoid consuming this drug and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a rash or skin symptoms. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or planning for the pregnancy, it is generally recommended to consult your doctor for more advice before taking this capsule. Contact your physician for more information if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed. Consult your doctor before taking any new supplement, including Probiotics, especially if you have a compromised immune system. Your physician can provide personalized advice based on your medical history and help determine if the particular combination of probiotic strains suits you.


Pre-probiotics usually don’t impact the health of pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers. However, exercise caution and discuss with your doctor before using probiotic supplements or any combination tablets during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects

Pre-probiotics are not associated with any serious side effects. However, stomach cramps, loose stools, bloating, and flatulence are the most common side effects.

Word Of Advice

Inform the doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Please do not take this medicine more than your physician prescribed, as it can cause some side effects. Seek immediate medical emergency if needed.

Frequently Asked Question


  1. Ramos‐Ramos et al., Proof‐of‐concept trial of the combination of lactitol with Bifidobacterium bifdum and Lactobacillus acidophilus for the eradication of intestinal OXA‐48‐producing Enterobacteriaceae; Accessed on 13/12/2023;
  2. Larry E Miller et al., Efficacy and tolerance of lactitol supplementation for adult constipation: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Published on Jul 2014; Accessed on 13/12/2023;
  3. Rohit Sharma et al., Probiotic Efficacy and Potential of Streptococcus thermophilus modulating human health: A synoptic review, IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences; Published on 03/09/2023; Accessed on 13/12/2023;
  4. Markowiak P et al., Effects of Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Synbiotics on Human Health, Nutrients. 2017 Sep; 9(9): Published on 09/09/2023; Accessed on 13/12/2023;
  5. Elisavet Stavropoulou et al., Probiotics in Medicine: A Long Debate, Front. Immunol., Accessed on 13/12/2023;


The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.