Each capsule contains 10 billion live cells ofSaccharomyces boulardii, a beneficial species of yeast.
Hospital Bacteria Defense is composed ofSaccharomyces boulardii, considered a nonpathogenic, noncolonizing baker’s yeast species, which is very closely related to brewer’s yeast, also known asS. cervesiae. We refer to it as a specific beneficial yeast probiotic.S. boulardiiis recognized as a yeast and is not related to theCandidaspecies (Candida albicans,tropicalis, etc.), which can cause pathogenic infections in the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts. Hospital Bacteria Defense is used to prevent diarrhea associated with antibiotic use.