Diocto - what is the dose range for a five year old child?

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8 Dec 2009

This is the dose details for Diocto

Docusate Sodium

Adults and Children older than 12 yr of age
PO 50 to 500 mg.

Children 6 to 12 yr of age
PO 40 to 120 mg.

Children 3 to 6 yr of age (this would be the daily dose for a 5 year old)
PO 20 to 60 mg.

Children younger than 3 yr of age
PO 10 to 40 mg.

If constipation is not relieved after several doses please get your child to see the doctor.

http://www.drugs.com/ppa/docusate.html

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