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  • Specialists in Probiotics, helpful staff, quick,efficient service.Well done.

    After extremely reluctantly having to take a course of antibiotics, I luckily read a Sunday mag article on probiotics.Optibac was one of the few companies recommended. I read about the family run business on their website and was most impressed by the ethos of the company and the positive reviews.The information given was both interesting and thorough. At the moment their Everyday product seems to be holding my first encounter with eczema at bay. This being my first experience of eczema in 67 years I can only put it down to the dreaded antibiotics! My husband is giving the Optibac product a try in the hope it helps with his diverticulitus.Watch this space!

    Verified Customer
  • Marvellous!

    Trekked around nepal, took optibac daily and got through it unscathed! I'd recommend these tablets to everyone, and no refrigeration required. Perfect.

    Verified Customer
  • Optibac probably have the best researched probiotcs available

    Don't send me this kind of rating reuest again !

    Verified Customer
  • Simply Amazing

    I ordered my second pack of 80 saccharomyces Boulardi. I first started taking it in Sept 2014 during a bad bout of I.B.S. This week I had to undergo a Colonoscopy & I feel this probiotic protected my bowel from the rigors of the bowel prep solution that you have to take. I highly recomend Optibac probiotics.

    Verified Customer
  • Travel without worry no need to go!! In a hurry.

    Opticac travel capsules are the best thing I have ever invested in.My traveling is now worry free since I discovered Optibac.I have lived in Egypt drank the water and have had no problems,plus going all over the World and never having to worry that my tummy wold get upset .If you are going traveling take Optibac travel capsules and be worry free Mrs Dee Dowling

    Verified Customer
  • Works very well for me

    Along side all my other medications

    Verified Customer
  • Excellent service as always

    I purchase probiotics regularly and the service is always good from this company. Very quick delivery, effective product so entirely satisfied.

    Verified Customer
  • Success - happy tummies in Egypt, thank you!

    I was slightly apprehensive travelling to Egypt again due to upset tummies on our first visit. I followed the instructions and voila, settled tums for the whole trip. Will recommend to everyone and use them again.

    Verified Customer
  • Brilliant service

    I cannot fault the service you get,packaging is brilliant,and I got mine within 2 days of ordering,just got my second order.What can I say its rare these days to get such a great service

    Verified Customer
  • Does the trick!

    Didn't want to visit Egypt and get a bad stomach so we were recommended by a friend to take the pills. The children took them too. No stomach upsets and had a fantastic holiday as a result!

    Verified Customer
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Older Reviews

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  • I unfortunately have a problem using the everyday optibac. After several days of use I suddenly developed more frequent bowel movements. I stopped taking them for several days and then restarted. I think it could be the prebiotic, have had to discontinue use. Very disappointed.

  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Dear Anne, I'm so sorry you experienced these symptoms. It's not something we hear often at all, so I wonder if I could ask some further questions? Did you start taking 'For every day' for any particular reason? When you say the bowel movements were more frequent - I wonder how frequent this was, and if the consistency was also altered? Occasionally we do have some customers who are sensitive to prebiotics, but they usually find after 3-4 days that their body becomes used to it and things settle down. We recommend 'For every day EXTRA Strength' as an alternative, as it doesn't contain prebiotics. If you'd like to chat about this further please email through your phone number to [email protected] and I'll give you a ring. - Megan, Naturopath & Herbalist

  • As a nutritionist I have been prescribing Optibac Bowel calm to a number of my IBS patients lately and it has proven very successful as a treatment for chronic diarrhoea so I'm delighted with this product and very interested in testing out other products in the future

  • Having suffered with IBS since I was a teenager (approx 30 years) I have tried everything to try and get it under control. Over the last seven months it has worsened, possibly due to stress of two house moves, a relocation and a new job. On the worst days I have been unable to leave the house for fear of not being near a toilet. I read up on probiotics again (I had tried them before but with not much success) and discovered your website. So I thought I'd give them another go and ordered the Bowel Calm and the Daily Wellbeing Extra. What can I say? I am absolutely amazed. They arrived on Friday, on Sunday my husband and I went for a 6 mile walk, something that hasn't been possible for months. I am so glad I have found these products, they really are starting to put an end to years of misery! Thank you.

  • I gave my 6 month old girl Optibac Probiotics for her severe eczema. She had already had two infections and two courses of antibiotics at 4 months and 5/6 months but the second course was taken with probiotics and she has not had a skin infection ever since. Considering the severity of her eczema (two GPs saying it was the worst case they'd seen) this is amazing. She is now 1 and still taking daily sachets of Optibac, her eczema is clear (also thanks to the right steroid cream I should add) and I cannot thank them enough. She is also never ill (touch wood) despite her 4 year old big sister bringing home various preschool bugs. Her immune system has been given the boost it needed and then some - I recommend Optibac to everyone, they think I must be on commission! Thank you once again, and especially thank you to Steve Payne who recommended them in the first place and even purchased our first sachets for us. So grateful.

  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Thanks for the review Katie, we'll be sure to pass the message onto Steve.

  • My husband and I have used several of Optibac's excellent products. We can recommend Bowel Calm and Well being in particular for helping to keep your digestive system on the right track. I've also taken the Extra Strength versions from time to time when a harder hit of probiotics is needed. We all suffer from an upset tum from time to time, and I've found that taking this great product can nip it in the bud. Things are usually back to normal within two or three days. These are excellent products with an excellent team of advisors behind them. Recommended to one and all.

  • After a course of tablets from my doctor I began suffering from diahorrea to the extent i was worried i had IBS. A friend who promotes organic foods "a little too much" recommended probiotics. After the second tablet of the extra strength ones my bowel movements were back to normal. I claimed co-incidence until 6 months later it cured the same problem again. I am a chartered engineer and not taken in by gimmick tablets. I hate to say it I now swear by these tablets

  • Two of us took them as prescribed and had no problems while in China. 3 days after stopping them I got stomach cramps, lasting for over a week. I later found out that this happened to my friend as well. I wonder to what degree they take over the system and whether there should be a gradual winding down of them.

  • Response from OptiBac Probiotics

    Hi Dave, were you taking the travel probiotic? I must say that this feedback is completely unprecedented. Generally speaking there is no need to 'wind down' after probiotics, and they certainly should not cause stomach cramps. If you would like to discuss further please call us, 01264 339 770, perhaps we can offer you a different product to try next time. Warm regards, Soraya

  • after years of holiday tummy every time i travelled away from home i tried travla. we holidayed in india & i ate salads,fruit, seafood & everything your recommended to avoid, i have to say my tummy has never been more settled & i felt generally better all round.

  • I also wish these products were available in Australia, but I am happy to order on line to receive them from you. Thanks.

  • Your website is an inspiration, easy to navigate and love the 'latest news' giving up-to-date findings on trials and research. Thank you so very much

  • I am very pleased with your products. I have always had a 'nervous' stomach to go along with asthma and later in life horrible eczema. Many years ago I got serious poisoning from of all things bad potatoes, and since then my life has been truly wrecked by being so ill. I must have ingested kilos of lotomil and loperamide. Even though I do drink litres of water enthusiastically I very often would be in a horrible state of dehydration. Everything seems to get me, many foods, stress and worst of all I have a bad allergy to aspirin and salicylates which is very difficult to get around as they're everywhere. ...I had heard that this probiotic range is good and I just went for it. I really don't buy into the drinks as being that helpful but the information about the products on your website gave me hope. I bought the For daily wellbeing, the For daily wellbeing EXTRA Strength, and For bowel calm. I have taken the EXTRA Strength and the bowel calm so far and am almost euphoric! I am very much looking forward to the new regularity product as it gives me a feeling of saftey to have products I can use if there's an emergency and the extra strength, bowel calm and regularity products should keep even a nervous Nelly like me happy. I feel so good after what was an awful weekend and I just can't stop smiling. ..Thanks for the excellent backup as well as the products. Kean.

  • I really love OptiBac and I really miss it here. There are no substitutes which could compare to it in Australia.

  • My healing practitioner Gabriele A. Franklin recommended to me all kinds of OptiBac products a long time ago. For the last 4 years they have become a firm fixture of every day and I'm satisfied with your high quality products. When I hear about friends on antibiotics, OptiBac's the first word leaving my mouth ;)

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