500 mg bd (morning & evening) for 5 days or 1.5 g once in the evening. Intestinal amoebiasis
1.5 g once daily. >60 kg body wt
2 g/day (2 tab in the morning & 2 tab in the evening). Course of treatment: 3 days. Extraintestinal amoebiasis
0.5 g in the morning & evening for 5-10 days. Giardiasis
1.5 g/day. Course of treatment: 1-2 days. Prevention of infection caused by anaerobic bacteria
0.5 g-1 g before surgery, 1 tab bd for 3-5 days after surgery.