Biosporin is a drug used to treat diseases of the digestive tract.
Release form and composition
Biosporin is released as a porous or crystalline dark-gray lyophilized mass, which has a sweet taste and a specific odor, in vials containing 1, 2 or 5 doses.
One dose contains 1x109–8x109 lyophilized living microbial cells of Bacillus subtilis, 1x108-2x109 bacteria of Bacillus licheniformis and excipients - sodium chloride, gelatin and sucrose.
Biosporin is also available in pill form, in cell-free contour packs of 10, 20, or 30 pcs. One tablet contains between 100 million and 2 billion Bacillus licheniformis lyophilized bacteria and between one million and 8 billion Bacillus subtilis.
Indications for use
The instructions to Biosporin indicate that the drug is prescribed for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis, acute intestinal infections caused by pathogenic and conditionally pathogenic microorganisms, intestinal dysbiosis of various origin, as well as for the prevention of postoperative infections.
The use of Biosporin is contraindicated in cases of patient hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
Dosing and Administration
The drug in the form of tablets is taken half an hour before ingestion by mouth, with a glass of boiled water. Biosporin in the form of a lyophilisate before use is diluted with boiled water in the following proportion - 1 dose of product per 1 teaspoon of water. The finished suspension is applied inside or through irrigation, applications and tampons intravaginally.
Dosage means depends on the patient's age and disease, namely:
- In the treatment of acute intestinal infections, children are prescribed one dose of Biosporin twice a day, and adults two doses three times a day for 5-7 days;
- In cases of prophylaxis of purulent-septic complications in the postoperative period, children take one dose of the drug (adults two) twice a day for 5-7 days before surgery, then the same dose is taken for 10 days after surgery;
- With intestinal dysbiosis, children are prescribed in one dose, and adults in two doses, twice a day for a period ranging from 10 to 14 days;
- In cases of follow-up treatment of convalescents after acute intestinal infections, children take one dose twice a day, and adults take two doses three times a day for five days, with a possible increase in the course of therapy up to 2 weeks;
- Adults with vulvovaginal candidiasis or bacterial vaginosis are prescribed two doses of Biosporin twice a day for 7-10 days.
The instructions to Biosporin do not indicate any possible side effects from therapy with the agent.
The use of Biosporin does not affect the patient's ability to drive vehicles and complex mechanisms. In diluted form, the drug is not subject to storage.
Drug synonyms are not released. Biosporin analogues are such drugs as:
- Flivivin BS;
- Linex Gastro.
Terms and conditions of storage
Biosporin, according to the instructions, should be stored in a dry, well-ventilated room out of reach of children and light, at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C.
The drug is released from pharmacies without a doctor's prescription, its shelf life is three years. After the expiration date of the drug must be disposed of.