Cap: Symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea in adults. Granules for susp: Complementary symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea in childn & infants (>3 mth) in combination w/ oral rehydration soln (ORS).
Cap Initially 1 cap anytime of the day, then, 1 cap tid before main meals. Continued until 2 normal stools are recorded. Treatment duration: 7 days. Granules for suspChildn >27 kg Two 30 mg sachet tid; 13-27 kg One 30 mg sachet tid; infant from 9 to <13 kg Two 10 mg sachet tid; <9 kgOne 10 mg sachet tid. Continued until 2 normal stools are recorded. Treatment duration: 7 days.
Should not be administered in patients w/ diarrhea caused by invasive bacteria (bloody or purulent stools; fever). Not recommended for antibiotic-associated & chronic diarrhea; long-term treatment. Renal, hepatic & liver impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Cap: Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Granules for susp: Rehydration. Regular feeding (including breastfeeding) should not be interrupted. Monitor fluid intake. Should not be administered in infants w/ prolonged or uncontrolled vomiting. Contains sucrose. Infant <3 mth.