NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- Lactobacillus rhamnosus/Lactobacillus reuteri probiotic supplement
A probiotic supplement containing the bacteria Lactobacillus (L.) rhamnosus and L. reuteri, with potential restorative and protective activities. Upon oral administration of the L. rhamnosus and L. reuteri probiotic supplement, the bacteria may restore and provide balance to the microbiota in the breast tissue. This may reduce or prevent inflammation, and may protect against the invasion of harmful bacteria and infection in the breast. In addition, the bacteria may restore the natural balance of the vaginal flora. This may prevent the invasion of harmful bacteria and yeast, and may prevent bacterial and yeast infections. This supplement may also relieve symptoms such as vaginal itching, odor and discharge, and may improve vaginal discomfort. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: L. rhamnosus and L. reuteri probiotic supplement US brand name: RepHresh Pro-B