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Kaolin / Pectin Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 5.8 g-130 mg/30 mL; 5.2 g-260 mg-260 mg/30 mL

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Diarrhea

Manufacturer's recommendations:

Kaolin 5.2 g - pectin 260 mg - bismuth subcarbonate 260 mg / 30 mL:
10 to 20 mL every 6 hours as needed.

Kaolin 5.8 g - pectin 130 mg/ 30 mL:
60 to 120 mL after each loose stool.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Diarrhea

Manufacturer's recommendations:

Kaolin 5.8 g - pectin 260 mg/ 30 mL:
>= 3 years to 6 years: 15 to 30 mL after each loose stool.
> 6 years to 12 years: 30 to 60 mL after each loose stool.
>12 years: 60 to 120 mL after each loose stool.

Precautions

Not to be used for self medication of diarrhea for > 48 hours or for diarrhea associated with pseudomembranous enterocolitis or toxigenic bacteria.

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