Health & Safety questions
What are the side effects of Align?
In clinical studies, there was no significant difference in side effects between Align and placebo (e.g., sugar pill). Side effects, if they occur, tend to be mild and digestive in nature. As with other probiotics, in the first few days of taking Align, some consumers have reported experiencing some gas and bloating. This may be temporary while your system is adjusting to Align.
Is Align habit forming?
No, Align is not habit forming.
Can I take Align if I am pregnant / breastfeeding / trying to become pregnant?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant ask a healthcare professional before using Align.
Is it safe to take Align every day?
Align is designed to be used once a day, every day, as part of your healthy lifestyle.
Can I take Align if I am severely ill or immunocompromised?
If you are severely ill or immune-compromised ask a healthcare professional before using Align.
I have lactose intolerance. Can I use Align?
Align does contain milk and sodium caseinate (milk protein) and may therefore contain trace amounts of lactose. If you are lactose intolerant, ask a healthcare professional if you have concerns about the use of Align.
What is Bifidobacterium 35624™, also known as Bifidobacterium infantis 35624™?
Bifidobacterium 35624™ is the trademarked name for a strain of beneficial bacteria, Bifidobacterium infantis 35624™ (or Bifidobacterium 35624). Bifidobacterium 35624™ is the natural probiotic ingredient found only in Align. The specific and pure strain of Bifidobacterium 35624™ found in Align helps promote and support a healthy digestive system.* Align is the only probiotic supplement that contains Bifidobacterium 35624™.
Is Align gluten-free?
Yes, Align has been scientifically tested, and it is a gluten-free probiotic supplement.
The Align label says it contains milk. Can you explain?
Align contains milk and sodium caseinate (milk protein). Federal food regulations require dietary supplement manufacturers to mention on the label if any milk components may be present. If you are allergic to milk or milk protein, please consult a healthcare professional before using Align.
Does Align contain soy?
We do not add any ingredients which would be expected to contain soy to Align. However, we cannot guarantee that Align is 100% soy free. If you have any concerns about taking Align, please consult a healthcare professional.