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Pizensy Dosage

Generic name: LACTITOL 1g in 1g
Dosage form: powder, for oral solution

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 21, 2020.

2.1 Recommended Dosage

  • The recommended adult dosage of PIZENSY is 20 grams orally once daily, preferably with meals [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
  • Reduce the dosage to 10 grams once daily for persistent loose stools.
  • Administer oral medications at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after PIZENSY [see Drug Interactions (7.1)] .

2.2 Preparation and Administration Instructions

PIZENSY Multi-dose bottle

NOTE: The bottle top is a measuring cap marked to contain 10 grams of powder when filled to the top of white section in the cap marked by the arrow.

  1. Using the measuring cap, measure the prescribed dose.
    - 20-gram dose: Fill the measuring cap twice to the top of the white section in cap marked by the arrow.
    - 10-gram dose: Fill the measuring cap once to the top of the white section in cap marked by the arrow.
  2. Pour the measured dose into an empty 8-ounce glass.
  3. Add 4 ounces to 8 ounces of water, juice or other common beverages (coffee, tea, soda) and stir to dissolve.
  4. Drink the entire contents of the glass.

PIZENSY Unit-dose packets

  1. Pour the contents of one or two unit-dose packets, as prescribed, into an empty 8-ounce glass.
  2. Add 4 ounces to 8 ounces of water, juice or other common beverages (coffee, tea, soda) to the glass containing the powder and stir thoroughly to dissolve.
  3. Drink the entire contents of the glass.

Further information

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