In 2016 VSL#3 Pharmaceuticals relocated their manufacturing facility to its original place, back to Italy. This change allowed for VSL#3 production process to convert VSL#3 back in to dairy free probiotic. Corn starch replaced dry milk to grow the bacteria in the beginning stages of the production. Patients who took VSL#3 for years now concern and have to switch, due to a possible VSL3 corn allergies. However, patients with corn allergies can safely take dairy free version of VSL#3.
Possible VSL3 Corn Allergies Symptoms.
- Hives or a skin rash
- Nausea, stomach cramps, indigestion, vomiting or diarrhea
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Anaphylaxis (less common), a potentially life-threatening reaction that impairs breathing and can send the body into shock