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Attapulgite Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 600 mg/15 mL; 600 mg; 750 mg/15 mL; 750 mg; 750 mg/5 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Diarrhea

750 mg to 3000 mg after each loose bowel movement up to 9000 mg/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Diarrhea

3 to 6 years: 300 mg to 750 mg after each loose bowel movement up to 2250 mg/day.

6 to 12 years: 600 mg to 1500 mg after each loose bowel movement up to 4500 mg/day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Not to be used as treatment for diarrhea associated with pseudomembranous enterocolitis or in diarrhea caused by toxigenic bacteria.

Because of the absorbent mechanism of action of attapulgite, the GI absorption of some drugs may be altered if given concomitantly.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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