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Lacteol 340mg 10 capsules


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Indications: This medicine is indicated as a complement to rehydration and/or dietary measures, in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhoea in adults and children over 6 years.

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In this manual :

1. WHAT IS LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

2. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE TAKING LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule?

3. HOW DO I TAKE LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule?

4. WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS?

5. HOW TO CONSERVE LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule?

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

1. WHAT IS LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

Pharmacotherapeutic class

This medicine is an antidiarrhoeal of microbial origin.

Therapeutic indications

This medicine is indicated as a supplement to rehydration and/or dietary measures in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhoea in adults and children over 6 years of age.

2. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE TAKING LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule?

List of information needed before taking the medicine

Not applicable.

Contraindications

Not applicable.

Precautions for use; special warnings

Be careful with LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule:

Warnings:

- · You should consult your doctor promptly in the following cases:

o if there is no improvement after 2 days of treatment,

o if you develop a fever or vomiting,

o in case of blood or mucus in the stools,

o in case of intense thirst, dry tongue sensation. These signs indicate the beginning of dehydration, i.e. a significant loss of liquid due to diarrhoea. Your doctor will then judge the need to prescribe rehydration, which can be done orally or intravenously.

- Due to the presence of lactose, this medicine should not be used in cases of galactosemia, glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome or lactase deficiency (rare metabolic diseases).

- Due to the risk of "false mouth", do not use capsules in children under 6 years of age.

Precautions for use:

This treatment is a complement to dietary rules:

- rehydrate with abundant drinks, salted or sweetened, in order to compensate for the loss of liquid due to diarrhoea (the average daily water intake of an adult is 2 litres);

- eat during the diarrhea:

o excluding certain foods and especially raw vegetables, fruits, green vegetables, spicy dishes, and iced foods or drinks.

o with a preference for grilled meats and rice.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medication.

Interactions with other medicines

Taking or using other medicines

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Interactions with food and drink

Not applicable.

Interactions with herbal products or alternative therapies

Not applicable.

Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

This medicine should not be used during pregnancy.

If you wish to become pregnant or become pregnant during treatment, consult your doctor.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

Sportsmen

Not applicable.

Effects on ability to drive or use machines

Not applicable.

List of excipients with a known effect

List of excipients with a notable effect: lactose.

3. HOW TO TAKE LACTEOL 340 mg, capsules

Instructions for proper use

Not applicable.

Dosage, Method and/or route(s) of administration, Frequency of administration and Duration of treatment

For use in adults and children over 6 years of age only.

Method of administration

Oral use.

Dosage

The dosage is 1 to 2 capsules per day, depending on the intensity of the disorders.

The dosage may be increased to 3 capsules on the first day of treatment.

If you feel that the effect of LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Symptoms and instructions in case of overdose

If you have taken more LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule than you should have:

Consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Instructions in case of missed doses

If you forget to take LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule:

Do not take a double dose to make up for the one you forgot to take.

Risk of withdrawal syndrome

Not applicable.

4. WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS?

Description of side effects

Like all medicines, LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule is likely to have undesirable effects, although not everyone is subject to them.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects become serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. HOW TO CONSERVE LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Expiry date

Do not use LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule after the expiry date stated on the box.

Storage conditions

Store at a temperature not exceeding 25°C and protect from moisture.

If necessary, warnings against certain visible signs of deterioration

Medicines should not be disposed of down the drain or in the household waste. Ask your pharmacist what to do with unused medicines. This will help to protect the environment.

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Full list of active ingredients and excipients

What does LACTEOL 340 mg capsule contain?

The active substance is:

Lactobacillus LB* inactivated .......................................................................................................... 10 billion

Fermented** culture medium (neutralised) .............................................................................................. 160 mg

340 mg of active ingredients per 400 mg capsule.

*Lactobacillus fermentum and Lactobacillus delbrueckii.

**Culture mediumcomposition: lactose monohydrate, casein peptone, yeast extract, sodium acetate trihydrate, anhydrous dipotassium phosphate, purified water.

Other components are:

Silicic acid, talc, magnesium stearate, anhydrous lactose.

Freeze drying aids: lactose monohydrate, calcium carbonate.

Capsule shell composition: gelatine, water, titanium dioxide.

Pharmaceutical form and content

What is LACTEOL 340 mg, capsule and what does it contain?

LACTEOL 340 mg is available in capsule form. Boxes of 10, 30 or 100.

Name and address of the marketing authorisation holder and of the manufacturing authorisation holder responsible for batch release, if different

Holder

APTALIS PHARMA SAS

ROUTE DE BU

"LA PREVOTE

78550 HOUDAN

Operator

APTALIS PHARMA SAS

ROUTE DE BU

"LA PREVOTE

78550 HOUDAN

Manufacturer

APTALIS PHARMA SAS

ROUTE DE BU

"LA PREVOTE"

78550 HOUDAN

Names of the medicinal product in the Member States of the European Economic Area

Not applicable.

Date of approval of the package leaflet

The last date on which this package insert was approved was {date}.

MA under exceptional circumstances

Not applicable.

Internet information

Detailed information on this medicinal product is available on the website of Afssaps (France).

Information reserved for health professionals

Not applicable.

Other

Not applicable.

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