Frequently Asked Questions
Probiotics are a set of beneficial microorganisms that help you metabolize the food you eat and have significantly positive impact on your overall gut health. Consuming foods or supplements rich in these probiotics will aid in restoring and maintaining a healthy gut in the long run.
Scientifically, probiotics are live beneficial microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit. The benefit is conferred by improving your immune; aiding in digestion and absorption; keeping harmful microorganisms away; and much more. Additionally, some specific blend of probiotics may help reduce symptoms of certain diseases, like constipation, IBD etc.
Prebiotics are a special form of dietary fibres that act as fertilizers for the probiotics in your gut. They also improve mineral absorption and help regulate energy balance of your body. There are a lot of foods that are naturally rich in such prebiotics [Ex. Oats] and there are also extracts of specific prebiotic components that can consumed as supplements.
A synbiotic is a blend of probiotics and prebiotics, where in the prebiotics complements the growth of probiotics that are present within the supplement. Together, they act in sync to give you the maximum benefit with respect to your gut health.
RychBiome is a synbiotic supplement containing blend of 7 species of probiotics and 1 prebiotic.
RychBiome Indus is in capsule form, with each capsule containing 50 Billion CFUs and a total of 60 Capsules in one bottle.
As highlighted above, probiotics are live beneficial microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit. If bacteria are dried and stabilized properly – like RychBiome Indus, they remain alive but dormant. Once they pass your stomach and reach certain areas of your intestine, they start to grow again, and start beneficially impacting your health.
We recommend 2 capsules per day [50 billion CFUs each], one after lunch and one after dinner, to be taken for 4 weeks [1 month]. A single bottle, containing 60 capsules, would suffice for this regime. However, this should be altered according to your current health status or if you have any specific disease condition. Please consult a physician or a nutritionist for your objectives.
Yes. It is recommended to consume a daily dose of synbiotic to have the maximum benefit. Most published human studies involving probiotics have used daily consumption and is typically what is recommended.
All RychBiome products and formulations have been developed with great care following global standards. We have strictly followed GMP and FSSAI manufacturing and safety guidelines. Further the RychBiome Indus is 100% natural and GMO free. Overall, the safety should of the product should be least of your worries.
If you are generally healthy, and do not experience any symptoms of gut, then you do not need a prescription or consult. But if you have any persisting medical condition or gut symptom, then please consult a doctor before ordering or taking the synbiotics.
Yes. You can!!
It will help you to cope with antibiotic-associated symptoms like diarrhoea and others. Please make sure you take this synbiotic at least 4-5 hours before the antibiotics and continue taking the synbiotic for 2-4 weeks after the antibiotic course is complete. This would help you greatly in restoring and maintaining the gut health.
The probiotics species and the prebiotic component of the Indus has GRAS [Generally Recognized as Safe] status. This classification is given to products that are composed of ingredients that are natural or have been safely used for many years. It should not have any major side effects or any kind of extreme discomfort. If it does, please stop taking them and consult a physician if necessary. Also, probiotics may cause serious side effects for people with certain serious illnesses or a weakened immune system. So, please consult a physician before taking the synbiotic.
Yes. As far as it is prescribed by your physician.
Pregnant women often have digestive problems. Hence, consuming probiotics regularly is generally recommended to be a safe and effective measure that prevent minor digestive issues and promote overall wellness. Further, immunity benefits of consuming probiotics during pregnancy, for both mother and baby, has been gaining a lot of importance.
Yes. However, please do so after consulting a paediatrician.
Probiotics can be consumed at all ages as part of a well-balanced diet. Including probiotics to a child’s diet can help in improving gut health and their immune system. Also, probiotics can be incredibly helpful for kids on antibiotics, as probiotics can prevent antibiotics severely disturbing the balance of the gut microbiota. Assuming your paediatrician has said it’s ok, it is suitable for children too.
No. RychBiome Indus is a shelf stable synbiotic. It does not require refrigeration. Please store it in a cool dry place and away from sunlight and it should be best for up to 18 months from the date of manufacturing.