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HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax

The HLC products are powerful probiotics for intestinal health. These Human Lactic Commensals (HLC) are human-derived strains including Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum.  Most other probiotics are made from animal or dairy strains and may not adhere as well to the human gastrointestinal tract.

HLC Intensive features: 

• Contains no Fructo-oligosacharides (FOS). 
• High dose intestinal health formula 
• Promotes a healthy gut microflora
• Provides 25 billion CFU per day of two strains of Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis.  Each of the strains attach in different areas of the epithelial tissue in the intestinal tract (small and large intestines).

HLC Intensive Capsules provide four strains of proprietary human-sourced probiotics that promote optimal intestinal health in children and adults. Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria are the most commonly used probiotics and are effective in colonizing the intestines. Probiotics reinforce the epithelial barrier and mediate intestinal permeability via controlling the integrity of tight junctions.

Although the microflora composition in the gut is relatively steady, it can be altered by diet, stress, age, and medication use. Probiotics promote the presence of beneficial bacteria to support normal intestinal function. In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial involving 155 adults, daily intake of a probiotic supplement providing 25 billion CFU (containing two strains each of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium ) for 21 days significantly and positively affected the intestinal microbiota.

HLC probiotics additional info:

  • HLC organisms successfully used in clinical trial
  • Virtually 100% survival through stomach
  • Ability to attach to human epithelial cells
  • Shelf stability and full label claim within 1 month at room temperature
  • Independent verification of specification with every batch
  • Suitable for vegans

Please note: Exchanges, refunds or returns on this item are not allowed. Intensive-level Probiotic Formula

Serving Size:1 capsule
Servings Per Container:30

Amount Per Serving:

  • HLC Consortium 25 billion viable cells
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus (CUL-60)
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus (CUL-21)
  • Bifidobacterium bifidum (CUL-20)
  • Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (CUL-34)
    (formerly Bifidobacterium lactis)

Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose.

Recommended intake: Adults and Children (6 years and older): One capsule taken daily with a meal, at least 2-3 hours before or after taking antibiotics, or as professionally directed.

This product does not contain: wheat, gluten, dairy, soy, corn, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. 
The capsules are made from 100% pure vegetable sources, free of preservatives and additives.

Risk information: If you have an immune-compromised condition, do not use, consult a health care practitioner. If symptoms of digestive upset occur, worsen or persist beyond three days, discontinue use and consult your healthcare practitioner. 

May contain up to 36 billion viable cells at the time of manufacturer.  Store under refrigeration (below 46° F).  Keep out of reach of children.  Shelf stability and full label claim within 1 month at room temperature
Vacuum-sealed for your protection and for product freshness. Do not use if outer seal is missing or broken. 

These are the most potent probiotic capsules you'll find anywhere. They are my favorite since when I need to take probiotics, I want the strongest stuff available. No messing around. I used these HLC Intensive caps along with Broad Spectrum Complex by Pharmax to get rid of parasites I got while in Peru. On several occasions, I have offered my house guests HLC Intensive when they have serious indigestion, and within 30-60 mintues they have no more symptoms.

Read important information about HLC Probiotics: Research, Storage and Shipping info

Read customer questions and answers about HLC Probiotics on our blog.

HLC Intensive will crowd out yeast and other undesirable organisms which result from use of antibiotics, weakened immune system, poor diet, oral contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy, or chemotherapy. Also helpful for chronic parasitic and fungal infections such as Candida overgrowth.

Intensive Phase
Take 2-4 capsules daily with meals for 7-14 days.

    Clinical Considerations

  1. During and Post-antibiotic therapy
  2. Acute intestinal upset
  3. Candidiasis
  4. Digestive disturbances (bloating, gas)
  5. Parasitic infections
  6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  7. Bowel problems (constipation, diarrhea, IBS)


Intermediate Phase
Take 1-2 capsule daily after all meals.

    Clinical Considerations

  1. Preventing colds and flu
  2. Frequent illness
  3. Frequent travel
  4. Preventing bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, & IBS
  5. Upset stomach after excessive alcohol consumption
  6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  7. Candidiasis or yeast overgrowth
  8. Stressful life style
  9. Preventing parasitic infections

Read Customer questions and answers about HLC Probiotics in our FAQ.

Probiotics should be part of everyone's daily supplement regime. Your immune system and overall well-being revolves around the health of your intestines. HLC Probiotics are made from human strains and not dairy or animal, thus adhere and work exceptionally well in humans. These are the best quality probiotics we have ever worked with at Rockwell Nutrition.

Clinical trial: a multistrain probiotic preparation significantly reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in a double-blind placebo-controlled study

Background The efficacy of probiotics in alleviating the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) appears to be both strain- and dose-related.

To investigate the effect of LAB4, a multistrain probiotic preparation on symptoms of IBS. This probiotic preparation has not previously been assessed in IBS.

Fifty-two participants with IBS, as defined by the Rome II criteria, participated in this double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Participants were randomized to receive either a probiotic preparation comprising two strains of Lactobacillus acidophilus CUL60 (NCIMB 30157) and CUL21 (NCIMB 30156), Bifidobacterium lactis CUL34 (NCIMB 30172) and Bifidobacterium bifidum CUL20 (NCIMB 30153) at a total of 2.5 œ 1010 cfu ⁄ capsule or a placebo for 8 weeks. Participants reported their IBS symptoms using a questionnaire fortnightly during the intervention and at 2 weeks post-intervention. Results A significantly greater improvement in the Symptom Severity Score of IBS and in scores for quality of life, days with pain and satisfaction with bowel habit was observed over the 8-week intervention period in the volunteers receiving the probiotic preparation than in the placebo group.

LAB4 multistrain probiotic supplement may benefit subjects with IBS.

Read the full Clinical Trial Report Click Here

The Sheffield Trial (2008) web site is intended to provide information about the nature of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), it's possible causes, and the latest research into new ways in which the symptoms associated with this condition can be reduced. In particular it details a recent trial of the effects of probiotics on the symptom of IBS.

The overall conclusions of this trial were that the supplementation of high numbers of probiotic bacteria to people diagnosed with IBS:

  • Proved effective in significantly reducing total symptom levels of IBS
  • Proved effective in improving quality of life in people with IBS.
  • That continuous supplementation was necessary to sustain the effect.

UPC 8.83E+11
Manufacturer: Pharmax LLC
SKU: PB14-30

Customer Reviews
Average Rating on 112 Reviews
(05 stars in 112 rating(s))
5 star rating Best Probiotics 9/3/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Karen from Scottsdale.
I have been taking HLC INTENSIVE CAPSULES daily for several years now! I have many digestive sensitivities and these capsules provide almost immediate relief. I have tried many others and these are the best!

3 star rating hcl probiotic 8/31/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax3
Reviewed by sandy from long island.
Don't really know if it works haven't noticed any changes

5 star rating HLC Intensive capsules 7/22/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Faith from Washington.
Good probiotic, I like that it doesn't have FOS. No negative side effects.

5 star rating Review 5/26/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Susan P. from Batavia, IL .
HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax is a great investment in your health! There is no better probiotic on the market! I needed to rebalance my digestive tract after being on antibiotics for an extended period of time. I was having trouble with bloating and gas. This product is unrivaled and worth every penny I spent on it!

5 star rating HLC Intensive Capslules 3/30/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Bridge from Thomaston.
I have tried many probiotics over the years and never got any results from them, this is by far the best product I have ever tried and wont use anything els.

3 star rating I Liked Another Probiotic by DFH a little better 2/4/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax3
Reviewed by Tatia Johnson from Maryland.
I liked the Probiotics Synergy by DFH a little better, but this one did help acne, vaginitis- didn't have the positive GI effect I was looking for. Along with the other 3 supplements recommended in the blog (OmegAvail and Phytogreens & Zinc) it's recommended for clearing acne.

5 star rating Fantastic 1/15/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Kat from Shelton, CT.
I've been using this product for a few years now and I still think its the best product out there!

5 star rating review 1/10/2015 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by psychsusan from nj.
The probiotics worked well and did just what I expected. They were easy to use with no residual problems.

5 star rating As good as they come 8/22/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by DAL from Bozeman, MT.
My N.D. recently told me that there are only two product families she recommends with 100% enthusiasm, and one of those is the HLC line of probiotics. They are reported to be the peak in viability, strength, and effectiveness. I'll probably be taking these the rest of my days, following years with an undiagnosed gut parasite and persistent yeast, along with Saccharomyces boulardii yeast (Florastor), which crowds out the 'bad' yeasts.

5 star rating Good product! 7/10/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by KS from Maine.
I am someone with serious gut issues. I have celiacs, dysbiosis, and multiple food sensitivities. I was in need of repair and rebuilding of my gut flora! This product is very good and doesn't contain yeast (one of my sensitivities). Because it's only taken once a day, it's easy to fit into my busy schedule. I highly recommend.

5 star rating Works great! 7/10/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by marlou10 from TX.
I have used many probiotics over the past few years and this is the best I've tried. I have suffered with digestive issues so I try to keep some on hand. To put it simply, these keep my stomach calm. I do recommend them.

5 star rating hlc intensive probiotics 4/29/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by sheena from Philadelphia, PA.
excellent probiotics, i have no more constipation, good thing about this is that it has no FOS, FOS does not work on me, i get more constipated with FOS, I would recommend for anyone to relieve constipation and populate the good bacteria in stomach.

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5 star rating Review of HLC Intensive Capsules 3/22/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by AnitaM from Akron, OH.
I have been using HLC Intensive Capsules for 3 years now. I absolutely love it. I have candida so it is important for me to use a probiotic daily and HLC Intensive is my product of choice. I highly recommend anyone who has candida to consider using this high quality product.

5 star rating Great! 1/17/2014 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by KSC4 from Covington.
This is a fantastic product. We're very pleased and have combined it's use now with the high potency product. Very effective and cost efficient.

4 star rating hlc intensive is a must have 12/1/2013 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax4
Reviewed by t from los angeles.
after seeing the doctor about digestive issues, she suggested this probiotic, as it was tested to culture in the gut. i feel the difference when i take it regularly.

5 star rating Dramatic improvement 10/23/2013 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by RDL from Washington, DC.
I have battled disgestive issues for decades and have tried many different supplements that never seemed to do much good. This probiotic was the first one that made a noticeable improvement, and it started within about a week of taking it. I also started using a digestive enzyme at the same time, so I can't say for certain what impact the probiotic alone would have, but the combo has made a marked improvement in my ability to digest food and stay regular without diarrhea.

5 star rating HLC Intensive caps 10/21/2013 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Sue F from Arizona.
these were great, i took them as part of the BV/Yeast Rockwell protocol - it worked, fantastic! thanks

5 star rating HLC Intensive Review 9/30/2013 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax5
Reviewed by Laura from TX.
These seem to be working for me...with other probiotics I was experiencing some gas/bloating, but not with these

4 star rating HLC Intensive Capsules 9/19/2013 HLC Intensive Capsules by Pharmax4
Reviewed by Jennifer from Reading, PA.
I have been using these with my 5 year old daughter for about 9 months. They have all but eliminated her daily stomach aches. We open the capsules and give her 1 each morning in a spoonful of applesauce.

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