PENTOFURYL 200 mg hard acute diarrhea capsules
Pack size:12 pc Dosage form:Hard capsules
For use in acute diarrhea of bacterial origin with no signs of invasive disease
Active PENTOFURYL, nifuroxazide, acute diarrhea ingredients
- 200 mg nifuroxazide
Auxiliary PENTOFURYL, nifuroxazide, acute diarrhea materials
- Magnesium stearate
- Titanium dioxide
- Ferric oxide hydrate, black
For use in adults
What Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsule is and what it is used for
Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules is a diarrhea medicine (intestinal antiseptic).
Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules are used in adults with acute diarrhea of bacterial origin without signs of invasive illness (such as a change in general condition, fever or infectious-toxic symptoms, blood in the stool).
The treatment does not replace dietary measures and does not compensate for the lack of fluids.
The supply of fluids and salts (electrolytes) should be adjusted according to the intensity of the diarrhea, the age and the characteristics of the patient (e.g. accompanying illnesses).
How to take Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsule?
Always take Pentofuryl 200mg hard capsules exactly as directed in the package leaflet.
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor, the usual dose is:
Adults take 1 hard capsule 4 times a day or 2 hard capsules 2 times a day (equivalent to 800 mg / day).
The hard capsules are swallowed with sufficient liquid (preferably a glass of drinking water [200 ml]).
There are no data that would make a change in the dosage recommendation necessary in the case of renal insufficiency.
PENTOFURYL, nifuroxazide, acute diarrhea Duration of application:
The duration of the treatment is limited to 3 days.
In the event of persistent, unclear or new symptoms as well as diarrhea that lasts longer than 3 days or
are accompanied by blood or temperature increases, a doctor should be consulted.
Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have the impression that the effect of Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules is too strong or too weak.
If you take more Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules than you should.
As the active substance in Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules is not absorbed, no symptoms of poisoning are to be expected.
If you forget to use Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules
If you forget to take Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules or have taken too little, please continue to take Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules the next time as described in the dosage instructions.
If you stop using Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules
Please do not stop your treatment with Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules without talking to your doctor. Your illness might worsen by this.
If you have any further questions on the use of the medicinal product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
What Pentofuryl 200 mg hard capsules contains:
The active substance is nifuroxazide.
1 hard capsule contains 200 mg nifuroxazide
The other ingredients are:
corn starch, sucrose, magnesium stearate ( Ph.Eur .), Gelatine, titanium dioxide, iron (III) hydroxide oxide H20 (E172)