By mouth,Clostridium difficile infection, 125mg every 6 hours for 10–14 days, child 5mg/kg every 6 hours, over 5 years, half adult dose
Note: Oral paediatric dose is lower than that on product literature but is adequate.
By intravenous infusion, 1–1.5g every 12 hours; elderly over 65 years, 500mg every 12 hours or 1g once daily; child over 1 month, 15mg/kg every 8 hours [max. 2g daily].
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