Bio-Gest (180) - Thorne
Situations such as illness, gall bladder removal, overuse of antacids, and normal aging can contribute to insufficient secretion of stomach acid, pancreatic enzymes, and bile, and can adversely affect digestive enzyme activity and lead to heartburn, gas, bloating, and other symptoms of gastrointestinal discomfort.* For individuals who need a more broad-spectrum digestive aid, Thorne Research offers Bio-Gest, which contains HCl, pepsin, pancreatin, and ox bile ��_ important for those who need support for protein and carbohydrate digestion, and fat emulsification and absorption.
ALLERGY WARNINGS: This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Bio-Gest contains an ingredient derived from a porcine (pork) source.
Excipient free This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, sweeteners, or flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, or magnesium, calcium, or vegetable stearates.
Pregnancy Warning If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Interactions/Contraindications Bio-Gest should not be used concurrently with H2-blocking drugs and proton pump inhibitors, because these drugs are intended to block the production of stomach HCl.
Other Warnings Bio-Gest should be used with caution in a patient with a history of a peptic or duodenal ulcer.
It is not recommended to remove the Bio-Gest powder from the capsule, as it can be irritating to the oral mucosa.
Shipping Information: All Thorne products ship directly from the manufacturer. It may take a few additional days for the products to arrive.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.