What is Imustron ™?
Imustron™ is a combination of 2 strains of probiotics that encourage intestinal health, stimulate and support the immune system by recolonising the intestine with good bacteria. These specific strains are carefully selected to assist with the enhancement of the immune system.
Can Imustron™ be used with Esberitox®?
Yes, we encourage use of Esberitox® with Imustron™. This is because Esberitox® have faster immune strengthening effect which can be used for treatment or prevention when there is a challenge (eg during flu season, or when someone close is having a cold). However, Imustron™ strengthen the immune system when taken daily.
How does Imustron help strengthen the immune system?
Imustron helps to strengthen the immune system via three ways
- Restore the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut by competing for nutrition with bad bacteria and producing antimicrobial factors such as lactic acid and bacteriocin.
- Enhance the function of the intestinal lining hence preventing bad bacteria from penetrating
- Optimize the functioning of the intestinal immune system
What is the recommended consumption of Imustron™?
It is recommended to take one sachet of Imustron™ daily for children and adult.
Can Imustron™ be given to all ages?
Yes, it can be given to both children and adults.
Can I take Imustron™ everyday and is it safe to consume it on a regular basis?
Imustron™ is most beneficial when taken daily so as to keep optimum level of good bacteria for maintenance of immune and intestinal health. Imustron™ can be taken daily.
When is the best time to take Imustron™?
It does not matter when you take Imustron (whether before meal or after). This is because the bacteria in Imustron are resistant to stomach acid and bile so they can survive the harsh environment in your stomach when you eat. The only time it matter is if you are taking antibiotics whereby you need to separate the dose of Imustron from antibiotics by at least 2 hours.
How do I know Imustron™ is working in me?
In the first 2 days after taking Imustron™ you will find you have softer stool (this is especially beneficial for those with haemarrhoids).
After 3 weeks, you will experience higher energy level, this is because your food is better digested and absorption of nutrient is more efficient. The immune system is also strengthened.
Those with frequent running nose and sneezing will find that the incidence will have reduced. To realize these effects, its best to use Imustron™ together with Esberitox® for the first 3-5 days when there is initial symptoms.
Can I take Imustron™ while I’m on antibiotics, or should I take it after a course?
It is best to take Imustron when you are on antibiotics as the antibiotic tends to kill the good bacteria in the gut and hence weaken the immune system. If you are taking antibiotic, it is recommended to take Imustron, at least 2 hours away from the antibiotic dose. This is to minimize the amount of good bacteria being killed by the antibiotics.
Does Imustron™ needs to be refrigerated?
No. They are shelf stable at room temperature (below 30°C).
Can I take Imustron™ while I am pregnant?
There is no contraindication regarding consumption of Imustron™ by pregnant woman.
Is it possible to consume Imustron during an episode of diarrhea?
Imustron has been clinically proven to help reduce the duration and severity of a diarrhea episode. It is important to couple Imustron with Oral rehydration solution during a diarrhea episode as recommended by the WHO (World Health Organization).