Bifilac Capsule

Are you suffering from gastric disorders, bacterial infection, or low immunity? Bifilac capsule is your solution. It is a type of anti-diarrheal drug which has microorganisms and good bacteria. Bifilac is available in many forms that include tablets, sachets, and syrup. Do consult your doctor for the right dosage and make sure you inform him well so that Bifilac does not show any side effects. If in case you witness any side effects, stop the medicine and refer to your doctor. Read more to know Bifilac uses, dosage side effects, and composition.

What is Bifilac Capsule?

Bifilac is an anti-diarrheal medicine used to cure problems like irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, and bacterial infections in children. Bifilacis in Bifilac is a probiotic, and the live bacteria is known to be a dietary supplement.

Buyer’s Guide For Bifilac Varients, Composition and Price

Bifilac VariantsBifilac CompositionPrice
Bifilac Lozenges 15S TabletBacillus mesentericus 1million spores + Clostridium Butyricum 2million spores + Lactobacillus Sporogens 50million spores + Streptococcus thermophilus 30million sporesRs. 141.6 for 10 units in 1 pack
Bifilac HP CapsuleLactobacillus 100million sporesRs. 158 (1 strip with 10 capsules)
Bifilac Dry 50ml SyrupBacillus mesentericus 1million cells + Clostridium Butyricum 2million cells + Lactobacillus Sporogens 50million cells + Streptococcus thermophilus 30million cells/ 5mlRs.103.50
Bifilac Sachet 0.5gmLactobacillus 50million sporesRs. 14

Manufacturer – Tablets India Limited

Prescription Required – Yes

Price – Rs. 191 (Pack of Two)

Type of Drug – Anti-Diarrheal

Substitute­ – Vibact -DS Capsule and Darolac Capsule, Vibact Sachet and Becelac PB Capsule

Bifilac Tablet Uses and Benefits

There are many bifilac capsule uses. Bifilac tab primarily helps to treat indigestion, which is caused due to the damage in the intestinal epithelium. Bifilac is most commonly used for treating problems like:

  • Diarrhea treatment
  • Gastrointestinal disorders like colitis, gastroenteritis.
  • Constipation & Indigestion
  • Issues related to Lactose intolerance
  • Irritable bowel syndrome & Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Reduction of serum cholesterol
  • Bifilac Capsules are beneficial in treating Bacterial Infection too. It kills bad bacteria and helps in growing good bacteria in the body.
  • Bifilac helps to improve the immune system.
  • Bifilac is an ideal remedy for vaginal infection.

How Does Bifilac Work?

Bifilac improves the overall working and immunity of the digestive system. Let us now explain to you in detail how Bifilac works?

  • Bifilac contains probiotics such as Streptococcus Faecalis, Clostridium butyrcum, Bacillus Mesentericus, and Lactobacillus Sporegens, are live microorganisms, also known as ‘good bacteria.’ When these ‘good bacteria’ are taken orally, they help in changing the balance of microbes or flora in the intestine.
  • Bifilac capsules work when bad bacteria or pathogens outgrow the good bacteria and cause illness in our body. It increases the balance of good bacteria in our gut, which fights back the overgrown pathogen that causes illness in our body.
  • The good bacteria fight back with the bad bacteria and prevents several diseases.

Bifilac Capsule Dosage

Consult your doctor or physician for the correct dosage of Bifilac. He or she would suggest the right dosage according to your weight, age, allergic history, and mental status.

  • Adults can take Bifilac capsule 1-2 times a day, with the gap of 4-6 hours between both the dozes.
  • The doze can be later altered according to the effect on the patient.
  • Do not alter the dose without consulting the doctor.

How to Take Bifilac Medicine?

Do not chew the tablet. Make sure to swallow the entire tablet at one go. Take the dosage, as suggested by a doctor. More instruction on Bifilac below:

  • Bifilac is generally taken with food, (for those who get an upset stomach after taking medicine), or immediately after food.
  • Keep a proper gap between the two dosages.
  • Do not consume the medicine for long without a doctor’s prescription.
  • In case you do not see any improvement, it is advisable to consult a doctor immediately.
  • Some people might experience headaches, drowsiness, or dizziness after taking Bifilac capsules. To avoid such problems, do not drive after consuming the medicine.
  • Bifilac should not be consumed with alcohol. If consumed with alcohol may increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness and headache.

What happens if a dose of Bifilac is Missed?

For best results, it is advised that the medicine should be taken as prescribed by your medical practitioner. The Bifilac tablets may not have a good impact if the dose is missed. For an effective result, a certain amount of drug needs to be present in your body. Even if you miss a dose, do not ever take a double dose.

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Bifilac Side Effects

Some of the side effects of Bifilac include:

  • Stomach or Abdominal pain
  • Rashes on skin
  • Nausea or dizziness
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Acute toxicity
  • Colic Pain
  • Bloating
  • Gastric problem
  • In case you experience any such symptom, you must consult a doctor at once.

Precautions and Warning Related to Bifilac

The following points need to be kept in mind while taking Bifilac. One should not consume in the following cases:

  • If a person is allergic to any of the components present in Bifilac.
  • Bifilac should not be taken by people suffering from any liver disease.
  • People suffering from kidney diseases.
  • Pregnant women or breastfeeding women – they need to consult their doctors before consuming Bifilac.
  • Women must consult their gynecologist if they have menstrual cramps, period bleeding, and abdominal pain before using it.
  • People who are intolerant to this medicine.
  • Do consult a pediatrician before giving Bifilac to infants.
  • Make sure that you tell your doctor about all your diseases and medications that you are on before taking Bifilac.
  • Fluid items, sustenance, powders, or chewable tablets may contain sugar as well as aspartame. If you have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other problem, consult with your doctor before starting the Bifilac tablets.
  • Always check the expiry date on the package before buying the medicine.

Bifilac Interaction with Other Drugs

Interaction means the effect of two parallel drugs on the human body when taken together. Some medicines interact with tobacco or alcohol. Bifilac capsule may have an adverse impact with following drugs

  • Cyclosporine
  • Azathioprine
  • Basiliximab
  • Antibiotic drugs

How to Store Bifilac Tablets?

  • Always store the medicine at room temperature. Make sure you keep it away from direct light (unless mentioned in the package otherwise).
  • Keep the medicine away from children.

Conclusion:

Do you have sleepless nights due to indigestion, constipation, or diarrhea? Stop Worrying! Bifilac capsule comes to your rescue. It helps in preventing gas and diarrhea caused by kids, babies, and adults.


Bifilac FAQs

1. Is Bifilac an antibiotic?

No, Bifilac is not antibiotic. It is a probiotic that encourages good bacteria growth in the human body.

2. How to give Bifilac sachet to babies?

You can mix the sachets in water to give to babies.

3. How to use Bifilac sachet?

You can mix Bifilac sachets in water for the best results.

4. Is Bifilac a good probiotic?

Yes, it encourages the growth of good bacteria that fights back with harmful bacteria and prevent health problems.

5. What is Bifilac used for?

Bifilac is used to treat diarrhea and indigestion.

6. Can Bifilac be given in breastfeeding mothers?

Yes, it can be given to breastfeeding mothers.

7. Can Bifilac be taken after antibiotics?

Yes, because antibiotics generally kill good bacteria.

8. Can Bifilac be taken during stomach flu?

Yes, Bifilac helps to treat all forms of diarrhoea.

9. Can Bifilac be taken daily?

Consult your physician for appropriate dose and intake.

10. Can Bifilac dry syrup use for five months, baby?

Yes, Bifilac syrup is safe for five months old baby.

11. Can Bifilac sachet mix with water?

Yes, you can mix it water and have it after your meal.

12. Can BP patients take Bifilac for diarrhea?

Consult your doctor before the intake of the medicine.

13. Can we take Bifilac during pregnancy?

Bifilac should be consumed when necessary and with caution, especially during pregnancy.

14. Does Bifilac cause constipation?

Yes, it might cause constipation.

15. How many times should Bifilac be given?

An adult can take Bifilac 1-2 times a day. There should be 4-6 hours between both the doses.

16. How much time does Bifilac take to control?

It takes a couple of hours to a few days for the complete treatment.

17. Is Bifilac available in the pharmacy?

Yes, it is readily available at the medical stores.

Disclaimer – The above information is based on the detailed research. Please consult the physician before its intake.

Dr. Alok Pandey

Dr. Alok Pandey

Dr. Alok Pandey is a Sr. resident in medicine at Kailash Hospital. He holds an experience of 5 years. In the past, he has worked at Max Hospital and Ankur Nursing Home. Mr. Pandey has completed Fellowship from the college of physician and surgeon in 2015. In the year 2014, he completed his masters in Orthopedics surgery, and in 2010 he completed his bachelor of medicine and surgery.

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Dr. Alok Pandey

Dr. Alok Pandey is a Sr. resident in medicine at Kailash Hospital. He holds an experience of 5 years. In the past, he has worked at Max Hospital and Ankur Nursing Home. Mr. Pandey has completed Fellowship from the college of physician and surgeon in 2015. In the year 2014, he completed his masters in Orthopedics surgery, and in 2010 he completed his bachelor of medicine and surgery.

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