Adult & adolescent
Starting dose: 15-45 mL daily. Maintenance dose: 15-30 mL daily. Childn 7-14 yr
Starting dose: 15 mL daily. Maintenance dose: 10-15 mL daily, 1-6 yr
Starting & maintenance dose: 5-10 mL daily. Infant <1 yr
Starting & maintenance dose: Up to 5 mL daily. During therapy w/ laxatives it is recommended to drink sufficient amounts of fluids (1.5-2 L, equal to 6-8 glasses) during the day. Hepatic encephalopathy Adult
Starting dose: 20-30 g or 30-45 mL tid to qid. Prebiotic Adult
7.5-15 mL (corresponding to 5-10 g/day) daily. Duphalac Bowel cleansing Adult
Course of treatment consists of bisacodyl 10 mg in the evening before exam & Duphalac soln 1 L 6 hr before colonoscopy (eg, 1 hr after a light breakfast on the day of exam). Dilute soln in order to obtain 12.5% lactulose soln by diluting 200 mL in 800 mL of water or lemon juice.