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Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION (100 Capsules)

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    the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION (100 Capsules)

    • Form: Capsules

    • Strength: 13 BILLION

    • Serving Size: 1 CAPSULE

    • Number Of Servings: 100 Servings

    • Price Per Serving:  ($0.20 / serving)

    • Weight: 3 OZ

    • Allergens: Corn Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Soy Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free

    • Specialty Diets: Gluten Free

    Product Label

      Lactobacillus acidophilus (L acidophilus), one of the ten varieties found in this supplement, is the most commonly used probiotic. Probiotics support a healthy intestinal lining as well as the immune system by strengthening the barrier function of the intestinal mucosa, which helps to prevent the attachment of bad micro-organisms.

    Directions
    As a dietary supplement, take one (1) to two (2) capsules daily, preferably with a meal.

    Warning
    Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have any medical conditions.

  • Does not contain
    Animal Derivatives, Artificial Colors or Flavors Added., Citrus, Corn, Fish, Gluten, Preservatives, Salt, Soy, Sugar, Wheat

  • Brand Information
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    Ultimate 10 Probiotic Supplement Facts

    How do you read a supplement facts label?

    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size 1 CAPSULE

    Servings Per Container 100.000000

      Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    BACTERIAL CULTURELACTOBACILLUS RHAMNOSUS, L. CASEI, L. ACIDOPHILUS, L. PLANTARUM, L. BULGARICUS, L. SALIVARIUS, BIFIDOBACTERIUM BIFIDUM, STREPTOCOCCUS THERMOPHILUS, B. LONGUM, B. BREVE 13 Bill N/A*
    FRUCTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES (FOS) 300 Mg N/A*

    *Daily value not established

    Other Ingredients:

    Vegetable capsule (hypromellose, gellan gum), magnesium stearate, silica, cellulose.Contains Milk.

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    the Vitamin ShoppeUltimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules
     
    4.3

    (based on 57 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (39)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (5)

    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Effective (21)
    • Price (21)
    • Good value (20)
    • Quality (19)
    • Satisfaction (19)

    Cons

    • Side effects (3)

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (25)
    • Good supplement (17)
    • Preventative (17)
    • Recovery (8)
    • Good alternative (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Health conscious (22), First time user (7), Medical professional (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    this stuff works great!

    I am a slender, healthy 56 year old. I exercise regularly. I've never had 'irregularity' or any bowel movement issues. Recently I began having extreme gas/stomach pains and constipation. I...Read complete review

    I am a slender, healthy 56 year old. I exercise regularly. I've never had 'irregularity' or any bowel movement issues. Recently I began having extreme gas/stomach pains and constipation. I didn't even know what Probiotics are! I read the reviews on this product and decided to integrate it into my regular vitamin regime. I take one of these pills (along with many other vitamins) with either breakfast or lunch, and a 2nd pill after dinner. The results are instant and amazing! Within 24 hours my system felt better. I had also been struggling to lose just a few pounds and I believe this Probiotic helps with the weight loss. I've been taking these pills regularly as stated, twice a day, and no more bloating. No more gas pains. Bowel movements are consistent, quick and easy. These Probiotic pills are a dream come true. My system feels great. I am hooked. I highly recommend this product.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Allergy Warning

    This product contains dairy and soy. I ordered it based on the ingredient listing on the supplement facts, but while that lists the excluded allergens it doen't mentions that it DOES contain dairy and...Read complete review

    This product contains dairy and soy. I ordered it based on the ingredient listing on the supplement facts, but while that lists the excluded allergens it doen't mentions that it DOES contain dairy and soy. I was somewhat annoyed. Fortunately I only ordered 1, so I gave it to a friend.

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    4.0

    Good Value

    By Pete

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

    • Poor Taste

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Preventative

    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

    A good product at a fair price

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    LOVE this product!!!

    By Virginia

    from Dallas

    About Me Medical Professional

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • No Side Effects

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Good Alternative
      • Good Supplement
      • Preventative
      • Recovery

      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

      I take this daily and double up when taking antibiotics. It has eliminated the stomach upset related to antibiotics. I don't have the bloating I used to experience.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good Product

      By VINCE

      from KANSAS CITY, MO

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Preventative

        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

        Good Value

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good product

        By Horsegirl

        from NW Arkansas

        About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

        See all my reviews

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Preventative

          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

          Take morning and evening

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Ultimate 10 Probiotic

          By healthconscious

          from BocaRaton, FL

          About Me Health Conscious

          See all my reviews

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Effective
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Good Supplement
            • Preventative

            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

            I have been using this product for several years and in my opinion I find it
            very effective. As we age our digestive tract requires more help to do it's job.
            I take this twice daily with a meal.Overall I find Vitamin Shoppe brand products to be good value. I like their promotions such as this one where I
            receive extra points for writing a review. It encourages participation
            and involvement.

             
            5.0

            Works

            By JP

            from Goose Creek SC

            About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Good Value

            Cons

            • Gas In The Beginning
            • Side Effects

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Good Alternative
            • Good Supplement
            • Preventative
            • Recovery

            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

            I use this product twice a day and have been diagnosed with UC. Helps with my UC issues and the doc said to continue using. Part of my regimen daily now.

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Beware of Dairy

            By kk4711

            from Hampton Bays, NY

            About Me First Time User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Value

            Cons

            • Side Effects

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

            I didn't realize this probiotic contained dairy and was unable to use it. The return process was seamless and very easy. I plan to reorder another variety of probiotic that doesn't contain dairy - read ingredient labels carefully!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            WOW. It really works!

            By In a hurry all the time

            from Brooklyn, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Recovery

                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                It really does balance the bacteria in your colon so that you can once again enjoy a "complete emptying" of your bowels!

                 
                1.0

                Not effective for me

                By Fedupwithfood

                from Atlanta, GA

                About Me Health Conscious

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                      Unfortunately, I couldnt see any benefit from this probiotic. Only the really expensive brands seem to work. I guess I am going to go back to expensive stuff (natren, custom probiotics, etc)

                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Excellent product for the price!

                      By Steve

                      from Avon, Indiana

                      About Me Health Conscious

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Effective
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Good Supplement

                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                        Easy to swallow, is effective and does not cost an arm and a leg.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        would buy again

                        By Laura

                        from New Orleans, LA

                        About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

                        See all my reviews

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                              It's a great product that does not break the bank. I would definatley buy this again.

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Product

                              By Denise

                              from Acton, CA

                              See all my reviews

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Effective
                              • Good Value
                              • No Side Effects

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Daily Use
                                • Good Supplement
                                • Preventative

                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                I take one every morning and it works great.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Take 1 with every meal!

                                By Steve

                                from Avon, Indiana

                                About Me Health Conscious

                                See all my reviews

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Good Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Daily Use
                                  • Preventative

                                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                  I take 1 with every meal to aid my digestion. I rate this product excellent for the price.

                                  (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Vitamin shppe Probiotic Ultima 13Billion

                                  By magy

                                  from HH Calif

                                  About Me Health Conscious, No Nonsense

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Effective

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Daily Use

                                    Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                    I been using other brand of probiotic for more than 10 years, through Consumer Lab reading
                                    I find out Vitamin Shoppe probiotic has the
                                    life probiotic as they say, and the price is lot more reasonable than the brand I have been using,
                                    so I try it and like it. I have been Vitamin Shop
                                    customer for quite some time for other product,
                                    I recommend this product it's excellent and
                                    do not take a bit out of your wallet..

                                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Been taking for months

                                    By BM

                                    from Dubuque, IA

                                    About Me Health Conscious

                                    See all my reviews

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Effective
                                    • Good Value
                                    • No Side Effects

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Daily Use
                                      • Good Supplement

                                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                      I've been taking these for about six months. Sometimes it's hard to tell if supplements are really doing anything but I believe these have helped my gut. I needed to get my digestive system back on track, and I think these probiotics have helped stabilize things a bit.

                                      (4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      2.0

                                      Still using but may ultimately stop.

                                      By BrooklynGirl

                                      from Brooklyn, NY

                                      About Me First Time User

                                      Pros

                                      • Good Value

                                      Cons

                                      • Side Effects

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Daily Use
                                      • Preventative

                                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                      I have been using the product for the past couple of weeks and at first I didn't really notice a change. I dont know what I was expecting but it did not affect me. About a week into it, I started getting constipated. I have NEVER had this problem before. Normally I am pretty regular. I just wanted a healthier gut. I feel as if my metabolism is dead and thought that eventually it would get things moving.
                                      So Now I am on the fence. Do I stick it out until my body gets used to it? Could it be a potentially wonderful product? or do I quit at this point and eat a yogurt everyday ( I hate yogurt and am not sure how much bacteria is contained in yogurt and how much I have to eat daily to get it to work on my metabolism)

                                      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Huge improvemnet

                                      By moodsunnified

                                      from Dallas, TX

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Effective
                                      • Good Value
                                      • No Side Effects

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Daily Use
                                        • Good Supplement
                                        • Preventative
                                        • Recovery

                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                        I take this product every morning and I have seen a huge improvement in my daily body functions. They are easy to take as long as your remember to take them. I just added them to my daily regiment.

                                        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        I can take aspirin again

                                        By Over 70

                                        from South Dakota

                                        About Me Health Conscious

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Effective
                                        • No Side Effects

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Recovery

                                          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                          I take one capsule of probiotic a day and my stomach feels much better and did so after just a few days. I have been reading about leaky gut syndrome and believe that it is truly the cause of a lot of illness, especially as we age.

                                          (22 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          this stuff works great!

                                          By Bizzy Gal

                                          from Moorpark, California

                                          See all my reviews

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Effective
                                          • No Side Effects

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Daily Use
                                            • Good Supplement

                                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                            I am a slender, healthy 56 year old. I exercise regularly. I've never had 'irregularity' or any bowel movement issues. Recently I began having extreme gas/stomach pains and constipation. I didn't even know what Probiotics are! I read the reviews on this product and decided to integrate it into my regular vitamin regime. I take one of these pills (along with many other vitamins) with either breakfast or lunch, and a 2nd pill after dinner. The results are instant and amazing! Within 24 hours my system felt better. I had also been struggling to lose just a few pounds and I believe this Probiotic helps with the weight loss. I've been taking these pills regularly as stated, twice a day, and no more bloating. No more gas pains. Bowel movements are consistent, quick and easy. These Probiotic pills are a dream come true. My system feels great. I am hooked. I highly recommend this product.

                                            (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Great Product

                                            By MDLady

                                            from Glen Burnie, MD

                                            About Me Health Conscious

                                            See all my reviews

                                            Pros

                                            • Effective
                                            • Good Value
                                            • No Side Effects

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Daily Use
                                              • Good Alternative
                                              • Good Supplement
                                              • Preventative
                                              • Recovery

                                              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                              I have used other similar products before so I began taking two tablets with each meal, then I tapered off some but you can tell a difference right from the beginning. Good product if you have Candida or other intestinal issues.

                                              (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Ultimate 10 Probiotic (13 Billion)

                                              By Retired trucker

                                              from East Central Illinois

                                              About Me Health Conscious

                                              See all my reviews

                                              Pros

                                              • Effective
                                              • Good Value
                                              • No Side Effects

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Daily Use
                                                • Good Alternative
                                                • Good Supplement
                                                • Preventative
                                                • Recovery

                                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                I had major surgery for complete lower bowel obstruction back in '09, and was told to always take Culturell from that point on. The cost was so high, I considered discontinuing them altogether. Then I found Ultimate 10 Probiotic... much better price, and results!!! I take 2, twice daily, after my 1st 2 meals. Great product!!!

                                                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Good stomach results

                                                By shirlbee

                                                from Woodhaven, NY

                                                About Me Health Conscious

                                                See all my reviews

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                      Does a good job

                                                      (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      A Must For Big Veggie Eaters

                                                      By Verdegris

                                                      from Rock Hill, SC

                                                      About Me Health Conscious

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Effective
                                                      • Good Value
                                                      • No Side Effects

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Daily Use
                                                        • Good Supplement
                                                        • Preventative

                                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                        I take one capsule every morning and experience no digestive discomfort. I eat a lot of vegetables, especially ones with lots of fiber. Taking this probiotic helps a lot with gas and cramping later on in the day and night. I try to never run out of this product.

                                                        (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Very effective

                                                        By mariele

                                                        from cleveland, ohio

                                                        About Me Health Conscious

                                                        See all my reviews

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Effective
                                                        • Good Taste
                                                        • Good Value
                                                        • Long Lasting
                                                        • No Side Effects

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Daily Use
                                                          • Good Alternative
                                                          • Good Supplement
                                                          • Preventative
                                                          • Recovery

                                                          Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                          After a Rx for clindamycin i came down with a a C. Difficile infection in my digestive tract. Besides the cramping and fever, I literally couldn't leave my home for fear of severe diarreah (sp?).

                                                          The doctor gave me another Rx for another antibiotic, but, I had it with Rx's. I was using the probiotics everyday as recommended, but, with the C. Difficile I started taking handfuls of the pills throughout the day. So far so good. There are some flare ups but, I just start taking more probiotics and it settles down. This may not work for everyone, but, it works for me.

                                                          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          I like this product

                                                          By Les

                                                          from Minneapolis, MN

                                                          About Me Health Conscious

                                                          Pros

                                                          • No Side Effects

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Daily Use
                                                            • Good Supplement

                                                            Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                            I take two tablets every day to help with my digestion. I also use a Women to women bone heath product eery day along with this Probiotic and together they help with a long time problem with constipation.

                                                            (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Skeptic turned believer

                                                            By Jr

                                                            from San Diego

                                                            About Me First Time User

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Effective
                                                            • Good Value
                                                            • No Side Effects

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                              • Daily Use
                                                              • Good Supplement

                                                              Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                              This stuff is awesome. I am always skeptical of supplements but decided to try it as I have heard great things about pro-biotics. Ever since I had my gallbladder removed I have had major digestive problems. I started this daily with a regimen of Fiber and I have noticed a huge, positive difference. This is a good product and really helps.

                                                              (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Excellent Product

                                                              By Cynthia

                                                              from New Castle, DE

                                                              About Me Health Conscious

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Effective
                                                              • Good Value
                                                              • Long Lasting
                                                              • No Side Effects

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • Daily Use
                                                                • Good Supplement
                                                                • Preventative

                                                                Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                                This product is Awesome!! I have taken several different pro-biotics and hands down, this one works for me. You only need one a day and it works very well.. Helps with eating things that I normally could not due to intestinal cramping and just not being able to digest certain things!! I give this an A++..

                                                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                 
                                                                4.0

                                                                Good product

                                                                By Gram And

                                                                from South Portland. ME

                                                                About Me First Time User, Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                                                                See all my reviews

                                                                Pros

                                                                • Effective
                                                                • Good Value
                                                                • No Side Effects

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                  • Daily Use
                                                                  • Good Supplement

                                                                  Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                                  I take this daily to help support my cranky digestive system! Good value and works as well as some of the more $$ brands. I will continue to purchase this.

                                                                  (15 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                   
                                                                  1.0

                                                                  Made me ill

                                                                  By TinaC

                                                                  from Georgia

                                                                  About Me Health Conscious

                                                                  Pros

                                                                    Cons

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                                        When this went on sale I thought I would purchase this brand as I had taken others with the same listed ingredients with no problems. It made me horribly ill! For the first week I was taking it I thought I was coming down with a severe case of the flu. I felt foggy headed, had a horrible headache, and a very stiff and painful neck and back that became completely debilitating. A first I thought it was a coincidence since I had taken other products that had identical ingredients in the past with no issues. However I have stopped and started it three times now, always with these symptoms dissapearing when I stop, and reapearing when I start again. So those with sensitive systems watch out, even if you don't feel you have a problem with any of the listed ingredients!

                                                                        (11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                         
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        Great Product

                                                                        By sunset lady

                                                                        from Virginia

                                                                        About Me 65 Yrs Old, Health Conscious, History Of 16 Surgeries, Lyme Disease, Migraines, Oa Spinal Stenosis

                                                                        See all my reviews

                                                                        Pros

                                                                        • Effective
                                                                        • Good Taste
                                                                        • Good Value
                                                                        • Long Lasting
                                                                        • No Side Effects

                                                                        Cons

                                                                        • None

                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                        • Daily Use
                                                                        • Good Alternative
                                                                        • Good Supplement
                                                                        • Preventative

                                                                        Comments about the Vitamin Shoppe Ultimate 10 Probiotic 13 BILLION - 100 Capsules:

                                                                        Began using product as of 1/2011. Had history of getting repeatative sinus infec. Spoke w/mgr. of VS and he suggested VS Probiotics Ultmate 10. In 2011 experienced only one sinus infection. Even my doctor asked what I was doing different and I shared. In 2/2012 was diagnosed with one type of Lyme disease. Doctor asked if I was taking a probiotic answered yes. She instructed me to began taking 2 tablets twice daily because I have been on antibiotics daily ever since diagnosed. My digestion is better, have at least 2-3 BM daily. At the start felt better once the probiotics were in my system. Recommend this product to many of my friends and importance of being on probiotics. Product is reasonably priced and has remained at same price since initial purchase. Very, very satisfied with this product.

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                                                                        I like this brand
                                                                        Bernadette C on Mar 27, 2015
                                                                        Helps with my stomach issues
                                                                        C S on Mar 24, 2015
                                                                        Have used these in the past and find them to be good for me.
                                                                        Shirley S on Mar 25, 2015
                                                                        helps me be regular and feel good
                                                                        Raisa D on Mar 24, 2015
                                                                        I just received you product and I wanted to know if this needs to be refrigerated?
                                                                        Barry H on Dec 5, 2012
                                                                        Best Answer: The vitamin shoppe rep told me that it did not have to be refrigerated, but it is a good idea to do that once it is opened to keep it fresh. I found that it works well and lasts longer and fresher to refrigerate it. It is a wonderful product.
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                                                                        Is this product ok to give to a 10 year old?
                                                                        Deanna R on Mar 3, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: I have use Homeopathic remedies safely with 6 grandchildren and my adult children for the last 20 years.

                                                                        I recommend taking an online introductory course, you can find several free ones online.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Maria V C on Mar 5, 2014
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                                                                        Does this product have Lactobacillus acidophilus?
                                                                        Vickie J on Mar 18, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Yes it does have lactobacillus acidophilus. Just take a look on the supplement ingredients tab here on the site. It is the probiotic in the formula.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Gary A D on Mar 19, 2014
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                                                                        are these probiotics delayed release delivery?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Aug 10, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: Yes, because of enteric coating, since they need to get past the stomach before opening. I take with the first apple of the day so it travels through the stomach very quickly to miss the stomach acid. It's very helpful for digestion.

                                                                        Jerry Pace.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Jerry P on Oct 24, 2013
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                                                                        how is it different from probiotic 8?
                                                                        Jane L on Mar 8, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Each formulation you find will be slightly different.
                                                                        I advise look at the product/supplement facts, and seeing what the comparative strength is in each, and then you could
                                                                        simply take the one with the one with a minimum of 3 billion
                                                                        active cultures per capsule. What I have found is the Vitamin
                                                                        Shoppe brand gives me the minimum in overall strength and quality, and you might pay more for an alternative brand, but
                                                                        you have a difficult time, finding more for your money, than if go with the Vitamin Shoppe brand. I am just a consumer too, I have no relationship with the Vitamin Shoppe, I am just a satisfied consumer.

                                                                        Good Luck, Dennis
                                                                        Reply · Report · DENNIS D on Mar 10, 2014
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                                                                        is probiotic help lose weight?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Aug 14, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Not by magic...must do other things right also. In other words it will not wipe out the calories from the cookies you just ate. (darn)
                                                                        Reply · Report · Judith W on Sep 3, 2014
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                                                                        I read a review stating this contained soy? I read the ingredients and can't find it. Can someone tell me if it does as I cannot tolerate soy. Thanks
                                                                        Serena L on Aug 19, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: It says on the label that it contains no soy. Look where it says NO at bottom of label under supplement facts.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Laura H on Sep 13, 2014
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                                                                        Are the CFUs at time of manufacture, or are they guaranteed to be the CFUs when you use the product?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 16, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Time of manufacture, I'm sure.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Geoffrey S on Apr 25, 2014
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                                                                        does this product contain casein or any dairy?
                                                                        andy c on Oct 7, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: Yes, this product contains milk.
                                                                        Reply · Report · paula b on Oct 24, 2013
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                                                                        Does this require refrigeration?
                                                                        Faye G on Feb 17, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: It doesn't say that you need to refrigerate it but I keep my in my freezer. I've read that its best to keep probiotics in the freezer to extend their life/potency, since its a 100 day supply for me I figured I'd be better off just keeping them in the freezer while I use them. If you decide not to keep them in the refrigerator then it might be best to go with a lower capsule count size to make sure the last one is as good as the first.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Frank H on Feb 18, 2013
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                                                                        is it refrigerated?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 25, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: I always refrigerate my Ultimate 10 Probiotics. This ensures the freshest product and helps with stability. You want the active cultures to stay active.
                                                                        Reply · Report · ALINE M on Mar 26, 2014
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                                                                        Does it help with weight loss??
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 19, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Have not used it for this purpose but it makes complete sense that once you get your engine (gut) running smoothly you will digest food and metabolize more efficiently. Add a multi enzyme to your regiment to help this along
                                                                        Reply · Report · ALINE M on Feb 19, 2014
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                                                                        This product says it contains milk. I am lactose intolerant. Will this give me troubles? (I cannot tolerate Culturelle probiotic for example).
                                                                        elena c on Jan 24, 2015
                                                                        Best Answer: I don't know if it will cause you problems or not; everyone's different. All I can tell you is that I am somewhat lactose intolerant (ice cream, for instance, causes problems but milk doesn't) and Ultimate 10 Probiotic does not affect me at all.
                                                                        Reply · Report · William M on Jan 24, 2015
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                                                                        can my dog take this?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 3, 2015
                                                                        Best Answer: Sure I don't see why not. it is good for all digestive issues... humans, dogs, cats.
                                                                        Reply · Report · jean h on Jan 4, 2015
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                                                                        does this work for bloating?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Sep 3, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: To resorbe bloating you need to remove from your diet the food that causes it. Which means you need to identify which food makes you unwell. Probiotic will help you if you take antibiotics to not totally destroy your flora
                                                                        Reply · Report · Eva B on Oct 12, 2014
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                                                                        do you feel this product makes a difference for your body?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 26, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: yes I believe it did, it made my bowel movements regular and I was less constipated
                                                                        Reply · Report · Mychal D on Aug 11, 2014
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                                                                        Is this as good as Keystone Probiotics?
                                                                        Felicia M on Feb 13, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: I bought this at my son's request...he is 53. We are not familiar with the Keystone brand. However, he had tried other name brand probiotics, but after using this Vitamin Shoppe product, he doesn't want to ever get any other brand. He said this is the first one that he could really tell that it was working.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Joan R on Feb 26, 2014
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                                                                        Must this product be refrigerated ?
                                                                        Joan S. G on Jan 23, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: It doesn't specify but I've always kept mine in the fridge. In the stores it's located on the shelf & not in the fridge section.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Kathy L on Jan 23, 2014
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                                                                        Does it need refrigeration?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Dec 31, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: I'm not sure if it needs refrigeration, but I did it anyway. The bottle should tell you. I don't use this product anymore, so I don't have a bottle to look at.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Rita Jeanne C on Dec 31, 2013
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                                                                        Does Ultimate '10' probiotic have to be refrigerated?
                                                                        Joyce S on Dec 11, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: I've not refrigerated mine, ever. Neither does the store. The seal on the bottle does nothing to protect it from the temperature. I wouldn't store it in direct sunlight or extreme heat but most room temps are fine.
                                                                        Reply · Report · David A on Jan 18, 2014
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                                                                        Is Ultimate 10 Probiotic safe for dogs?
                                                                        Jennifer M on May 29, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: I have not given this particular probiotic to our dog, however I have given him similar probiotics when he has bowel problems and it worked great for him. I don't believe it would hurt any animal as I asked our vet about using it and our dog has kidney problems and she said it was alright.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Diana S on May 30, 2013
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                                                                        I am taking this because I have to amoxicillin for dental work and doctor says yeast will take over if I don't. Is that true?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 3, 2015
                                                                        Best Answer: Yes. ALWAYS take a good probiotic during and at least 15 days after any antibiotic treatment ! Yes, it's very true yeast will grow after any course of antibiotic if we don't replenish the good flora immediately. This should be a rule of thumb for everybody. It's the basis to maintain good health.
                                                                        Reply · Report · mathilde V on Mar 23, 2015
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                                                                        Are the capsules in this probiotc micro-encapsulated?
                                                                        Pat B on Oct 26, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: They're just regular capsules.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Lucretia F on Dec 22, 2014
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                                                                        Does this probiotic need to be refrigerated? I felt like when I first got it, I was refrigerating it because I thought I read that, but recently read the container and saw nothing that said it needed to be refrigerated. Does anyone know?
                                                                        Janette Q on Sep 4, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: I've been taking this for quite some time & I don't refrigerate mine. It has several silica packs in each bottle. This is a very good product. It aids with digestion as well as being an immune booster by putting good back into our gut.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Mary A on Oct 17, 2013
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                                                                        Is this product Free of: gluten, wheat, nuts, soy, sugar, yeast ?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Oct 7, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: Hi, Ultimate 10 works well...I've tried others; they all are pretty good. Price is right for this product. However, you must try a few; you may like some better than others. Give this one a try. Mrs. M
                                                                        Reply · Report · Caron R. M on Oct 9, 2014
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                                                                        Is the soy and other ingredients in this product non-GMO?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 5, 2014
                                                                        Best Answer: no. it printed on the back this is a picture of the older bottle not the new one but its listed under the supplement facts.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Mark c on Aug 12, 2014
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                                                                        Is this product? acid- and bile-resistant to naturally survive the stomach and intestinal transit
                                                                        Anne R on Nov 25, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: The capsules are enteric coated.
                                                                        Reply · Report · Cindi C on Jan 9, 2014
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                                                                        Are the capsules enteric coated?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Oct 24, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: Yes the capsules are enteric coated. If you browse at the supplement facts it tells you there.
                                                                        Reply · Report · paula b on Oct 24, 2013
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                                                                        How large are the capsules?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Sep 1, 2013
                                                                        Best Answer: They are the same size as a caplet.
                                                                        Reply · Report · paula b on Oct 24, 2013
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                                                                        why are you taking this supplement?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 15, 2015
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                                                                        Does this product contain dairy or soy? One of the customer reviews said that it did contain dairy and soy.
                                                                        Barbara T on Jan 10, 2015
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                                                                        Am I able to take this along with my D3 supplement? Will it cause any ill effects?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 28, 2014
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                                                                        Can an 8 and 13 year old take this supplement as well?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 14, 2014
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                                                                        How large are these tablets?
                                                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Sep 1, 2013
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