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Bacillus clausii - Oral - Patient Medicine Information

> Why do I need this medicine?
> How do I take this medicine?
> What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
> When should I not use this medicine?
> What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
> What side effects could I experience?
> What special dietary instructions should I follow?
> How should I store this medicine?

 

Why do I need this medicine?

Bacillus clausii is a probiotic used in the treatment of diarrhoea caused by bacteria or antibiotic use.

This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as decided by your doctor.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Bacillus clausii exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

Try to take it at the same time each day.

The dose of this medicine will be decided by your doctor. Your doctor will advise you on the treatment timeframe depending on your condition.

This medicine is available as an oral suspension or capsule.

If you are taking the oral suspension:
  1. Shake the mini bottle well before you take it. 
  2. Twist the cap to open the bottle.
  3. Squeeze the bottle to directly drink the whole content or mix it with sweetened water, milk, tea, or orange juice before drinking.

Bacillus clausii must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.

Do not inject or administer in any other way.

What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

When should I not use this medicine?

Do not take Bacillus clausii if you ever had an allergic reaction (e.g. rashes, breathlessness, swollen eyes) to this medicine or any of its ingredients.

What should I take note of while taking this medicine?

Inform your doctor if you have a condition causing a weak immune system.

Be sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before giving Bacillus clausii to a child.

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

What side effects could I experience?

If you develop rashes, breathlessness, swollen mouth or eyes, stop taking Bacillus clausii and inform your doctor immediately. These could be signs of an allergic reaction.

Inform your doctor if you experience other side effects.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

This information is independently developed by MIMS based on Bacillus clausii - Oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2019 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com

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