Celestamine Dosage/Direction for Use


Merck Sharp & Dohme
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Dosage/Direction for Use
Dose should be individualized and adjusted according to the specific disease being treated, its severity and the response of the patient.
Adults and Children >12 years: Recommended Initial Dose: 1-2 tabs or 1-2 tsp 4 times daily, after meals and at bedtime. Do not exceed 8 tabs or 8 tsp daily.
In younger children, adjust dose according to severity of the condition and response of the patient rather than by age or body weight.
Children 6-12 years: Recommended Dose: ½ tab or ½ tsp 3 times daily. If an additional daily dose is required, it should be taken preferably at bedtime. Do not exceed 4 tabs or 4 tsp daily; 2-6 years: Initial Dose: ¼-½ tsp 3 times daily with dose adjustment according to patient response. Do not exceed 2 tsp daily.
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