Treatment and prevention of acute or chronic infectious diarrhoea of non-specific origin, antibiotic associated diarrhoea and traveler’s diarrhoea. Co-prescribe with antibiotics to minimize the ecologic damage of intestinal flora. Other indications include inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease), irritable bowel syndrome and post-operative state. Ecotec can be combined with ORS, antibiotics, anti-fungal, anti-protozoal, antiviral, other anti-diarrhoeal products and also with chemotherapeutic agents.
Adults: Usual recommended dose of Ecotec is 1-2 caps a day. It can be recommended upto 6 caps a day depending on the severity of condition, to be continued for 1 wk after the symptoms subside. In co-prescription with antibiotics administer 1 caps 2-3 hr before or after the administration of antibiotics, to be continued at least for 1 wk after the antibiotic therapy. In antibiotic associated diarrhoea administer 1 cap 2-3 hr before or after the administration of antibiotic, to be continued at least for 1 wk after the antibiotic therapy. In traveler’s diarrhoea to be continued for 1 wk pre and post travel.
Children: Children and those who cannot swallow capsule: The powder of the caps can be taken out and administered with cold water, honey, milk(cold) or juice etc. Usual recommended dose of Ecotec for children is 1-2 caps a day, however Ecotec is not recommended in children under the age of 1 yr.
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