What is Probiorinse™?
Probiorinse is a buffered saline nasal irrigation solution enriched with probiotics.
What are probiotics?
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines probiotics as "living bacteria that promote health".
The Probiorinse™ does it contain probiotics?
contains the probiotic Lactococcus lactis W136,
which has a long history of use in the food industry and is ‘generally regarded as safe’
The bacteria present in Probiorinse™ are they alive?
Yes, they are alive and well. Bacteria Live L
live are cold-dried in a process called "freeze-drying" and do not come back to life until reconstituted with water.
Are there other nasal irrigation solutions with probiotics?
<font style="vertical-align: inherit;">Not to our knowledge. We believe we are the first on the market.
How the Probiorinse™ should it be used?
Probiorinse should be used exactly like a conventional nasal irrigation solution. A 240ml irrigation bottle, such as NeilMed Sinus Rinse
, for example, is sufficient to be filled with clean, lukewarm water, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
The Probiorinse™ is it safe?
The bacteria used in Probiorinse™
, be the Lactococcus lactis W136,
, has been consumed by humans by mouth for hundreds of years and is generally considered to be "safe". No adverse effects were seen in the safety studies of Probiorinse™
. Introducing probiotic bacteria into the nose is a new approach in the healthcare industry. There are other published studies of the administration of intranasal bacteria, and none of these reported toxicity or side effects.
The Probiorinse™ is it currently available?
YES, Probiorinse is currently available for purchase and delivery across Canada.
Why fourteen days of treatment?
It makes sense to add bacteria over a period of time, rather than single administration, so as to offer continued support to the microbiome as the body recovers.
How the Probiorinse™ does it offer a beneficial effect?
has all the expected benefits of conventional nasal and sinus irrigation on nasal congestion, discharge and feelings of nasal congestion, plus the benefits of probiotics over a longer period of time than just temporary relief.
What is the cost of Probiorinse™?
A box of twenty-eight individual doses, valid for a fourteen-day treatment, costs $ 39.99 CAD, plus applicable taxes and delivery charges.
Can we use Probiorinse™ continuously?
Although the Probiorinse™ has been studied over a period of fourteen days, there is no indication that longer treatments would be dangerous.