Children (> 6 years old): 1 to 2 capsules daily.
Adults: 1 or 2 capsules, once or twice daily.
Capsules should be swallowed with a glass of water. The capsules can be taken either during, before or after meals.
For children below 6 years old (who are unable to swallow), discard the capsule shell & empty the contents into a feeding bottle or a glass of water/juice.
Treatment duration: Treatment of acute infectious diarrhoea of children and adults: approximately 1 week.
Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in children and adults: treatment should be started within 48 to 72 hours of the beginning of treatment with antibiotics and it should continue for at least three days and not longer than 4 weeks after the treatment with antibiotics is ended.
Addition to vancomycin/metronidazole-treatment to prevent recurrence of Clostridium difficile diseases in adults: treatment should be started as soon as possible after the beginning of antibiotic treatment and it should continue for 4 weeks.
Prevention of tube-feeding associated diarrhea in adults: during the period of tube-feeding.
The maximum duration of treatment in the usual indications is 4 weeks.