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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.

Further information

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

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