Probion - The Smart Tablet
Wasa Medicals is a company working on research and
development in the field of probiotics and prebiotics.
Wasa Medicals produces ProBion® tablets. These contain probiotics, viable lactic acid
bacteria and also prebiotics, nutrition for the healthy bacteria.
The tablets are produced according to a unique, patented "low-compression-technique" where less than 10% of the conventional compression
force is used. The production method is patented world-wide.
There are many advantages with this production technique:
remain viable during the production which is not the case when using conventional
The cultures are protected from oxygen and
humidity within the tablet, which improves the stability.
The bacteria in the tablet are also protected from the gastric and bile
The tablet has a slow and regulated disintegration profile in the small
intestine, spreading the bacteria over a large area, this increases the beneficial
The bacterial strains available to pack in the tablet are numerous
since cultures that are sensitive to gastric and bile acids can be used.
Today research about the effect of probiotics on health is ongoing throughout
the world. Some of the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation
that have been seen are listed below:
• Increased nutritional value
• Promotion of intestinal lactose digestion
• Positive influence on the intestinal microflora
• Prevention of intestinal tract infections
• Regulation of gut motility
• Improvement of the immune system
• Prevention of cancer
• Reduction of catabolic products eliminated by kidney and liver
• Prevention of atherosclerosis by the reduction of serum cholesterol
• Prevention of osteoporosis
• Improved well being
ProBion® is sold in three forms, active, basic and daily.