Perenterol 50 mg 50 capsules
Saccharomyces cerevisiae HANSEN CBS 5926 dried yeast.
1 capsule contains 50 mg dried yeast from Saccharomyces cerevisiae HANSEN CBS 5926 (in medical parlance also known as Saccharomyces boulardii), equivalent to at least 1.8x1010 viable cells/g of lyophilisate
Other ingredients: lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate (Ph.Eur.), gelatin, sodium dodecyl sulphate, colouring agent: titanium dioxide (E 171)
Is used for the treatment of symptoms in acute diarrhoeal illnesses, to prevent and treat travellers' diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with tube feeding.
Concomitant treatment in prolonged forms of acne.
Acute diarrhoea, 2 - 3 capsules three times a day
Prevention of traveller's diarrhoea, starting 5 days before departure, 2 - 3 capsules
Diarrhoea caused by tube feeding: The contents of 15 capsules of Perenterol® in 1.5 litres of nutrient solution daily
Acne, 5 capsules of Perenterol® three times a day
Or as advised by your health care practitioner
Do not take Perenterol® together with alcohol.
Do not take antimycotics at the same time as Perenterol® as this may impair the efficacy of the Perenterol®.
Take before meals with sufficient fluid (preferably a glass of water). The capsules can be opened and the contents are mixed with food or drink. The food and drink should be room temperature.
In case of an allergy or sensitivity to yeast or any of the other ingredients of this medicine, don’t take Perenterol
Don’t use if you have a central venous catheter, have a weakened immune system or if you are in hospital (due to severe illness or impaired/weakened immune system)
Self-medication is prohibited in infants and toddlers under 2 years of age since diarrhoea in infants or toddlers requires a consultation with a doctor.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Perenterol®:
- if you suffer from serious underlying illnesses, particularly those involving the gastrointestinal tract
- if the diarrhoea persists for more than 2 days, contains blood or is associated with a rise in temperature
- if the acne deteriorates or does not improve
- if you are taking other medicines, have recently taken other medicines or intend to take any other medicines.
- if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
If during or shortly after treatment with Perenterol®, microbiological stool examinations are performed, you or your doctor should inform the laboratory that you have been taking the product, otherwise false-positive findings may result
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.