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/L. jensenii/L. crispatus/L. gasseri oral supplement
A nutritional supplement containing the probiotic Lactobacillus strains L. rhamnosus, L. jensenii, L. crispatus and L. gasseri with protective and immunomodulating activities. The bacteria in this probiotic supplement colonize the vaginal tract and help to maintain as well as restore the composition of the normal, healthy vaginal flora. The four Lactobacillus species form a protective barrier that helps both to maintain the integrity of the vaginal tract and prevent the attachment of pathogenic bacteria and other harmful substances, thereby protecting against genitourinary infections. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Abbreviation:L. rhamnosus/L. jensenii/L. crispatus/L. gasseri oral supplement