The dose of Vacontil that you will need to take will depend on your age and the type of diarrhea.
Vacontil is to be taken by mouth.
The patient can take Vacontil at any time of day.
The capsules should be taken with liquid.
Adults (including elderly): for sudden (acute) diarrhea, take 2 capsules at once, then take 1 capsule after every loose stool. If the patient has a solid or hard stool, or if the patient go for 24 hours without a bowel movement, do not take any more capsules.
For long-lasting (chronic) diarrhea, the right dose should be worked out with the doctor.
Do not take more than 8 capsules in any 24 hour period.
Children aged 6 years and over: For sudden (acute) diarrhea, take 1 capsule to begin with, then 1 capsule after each loose stool. If the child has a solid or hard stool or goes for 24 hours without a bowel movement, do not give any more capsules.
For long-lasting (chronic) diarrhea, the right dose should be worked out in consultation with the doctor.
Never give more than the maximum recommended dose per day and per kilogram of the child's weight. (See table.)
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