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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lactinex Oral.

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30 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/21/2009 6:17:14 PM

Reviewer: lactinex, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
mouth ulcers

Condition: Other
7/12/2008 4:29:03 PM

Reviewer: robyn5049, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This OTC medication is kept in the cooler at the drug stores, so you have to ask for it. About one a year, my young son gets a fever blister. Now, when he starts to feel the onset of one, the very early onset, I can give him this medicine and the fever blister never comes out, it never even gets red. It stops it in its tracks immediately.

Condition: Other
12/28/2007 3:19:10 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I use Lactinex at the first sign of a cold sore and it reduces the duration AND severity by HALF. I see more results from Lactinex than I have by trying L-Lysine. I'm a believer!

Condition: Other
12/3/2007 9:59:29 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A musician told me a long time ago about using Lactinex tablets to fight cold sores. It has proven very effective, especially if taken at the first sign of a cold sore. The tablets seem to be more effective than the granules.

Condition: Other
11/26/2007 10:36:20 PM

Reviewer: rbailey3, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Well I read on bacteria and came accross lactobacillius and my mom always said bacteria should be balanced. I went and got something that had it in there Lactinex I take the pills and granules everytime I'm sick and gave to my kids. So far we haven't had any serious colds. the worst that happens is I get all this thick mucus and spit it all out. Common sense made me think if you digestive ... Show Full Comment

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