presentationa white powder in a clear hard-shell capsule. typically per capsule: lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium 4×109 (4 billion) live bacteria* *at the time of manufacture encapsulated with: capsule shell (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose) anti-caking agent (stearic acid). disintegration time: less than 30 minutes. suitable for vegetarians. usage & administration take 2 capsules daily. take with a glass of water ideally first thing in the morning when the ph of the stomach is at its highest (i.e. not so acidic). do not swallow capsules with hot drinks heat kills bacteria. other information allergen advice see presentation section for ingredients listed in bold. the following list of allergens are excluded: wheat barley soya eggs lactose nuts sulphites celery fish shellfish yeast and gluten containing ingredients. cautions none known at the recommended usage.storage instructions to be stored in a cool dry place and protected from light preferably in a refrigerator.legal category food supplement.