Mutaflor is a probiotic comprised of a viable non-pathogenic bacteria strain named Escherichia coli Nissle 1917. It is for patients who need to normalize stool frequency and consistency in diarrhea and constipation. It can also be used by patietns who experience abdominal cramps and pain.
Mutaflor has been on the market for almost a century and has been clinically studied for use in a variety of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. A number of European studies on E. coli Nissle 1917 have shown positive results when used in conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease, chronic constipation, prolonged diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome and pouchitis.
The ongoing presence of these symptoms may be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome or an inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and other treatment options.