Smecta 10 bags
Smecta is used to treat acute and chronic diarrhea in children and adults. Smecta is a natural purified clay that binds to toxic substances resulting from infectious diarrhea. It also protects the mucosa against infection and harmful substances. Without consulting your doctor, Smecta can be given to children over 3 years of age.
When is it used?
- to treat acute diarrhea in children and adults.
- to treat chronic (long-term) diarrhea in adults
In case of acute diarrhea, give 2 bags a day to children over 2 years of age. You may double the dose at the start of treatment (ie 4 sachets on the first day of treatment). Dissolve the contents of the sachet in 50 ml of water or mix into a semi-liquid baby food. In case of diarrhea of children under 3 years always consult a doctor.
Adults take 3 sachets a day. You can double the dose at the start of treatment (ie 6 sachets on the first day). Dissolve the contents of the sachet in half a glass of water. Take Smecta between meals. If you feel unwell within 2 days or if you feel aggravated, you should consult your doctor.
The active substance is diosmectite (3 g per sachet).
The other ingredients are glucose monohydrate, saccharin sodium, vanilla flavor (contains maltodextrin, sucrose, triacetin, vanillin, silica, ethanol and soya lecithin), orange flavor (contains maltodextrin, sucrose, essential orange fertilizer, diacetyl monohydrate) , silica).
Smecta should not be used in infants and children under 2 years of age. Treatment of acute diarrhea in children should be associated with the timely administration of sufficient fluid to prevent fluid loss (dehydration), in adults with fluid supplementation (rehydration). The absorption properties of this medicine may affect the rate of absorption of other medicines, therefore it is not recommended to administer other medicines at the same time as Smecta.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
Due to the content of other constituents of clay for which insufficient data are available on the potential effect on the fetus, it is recommended that Smecta should not be used during pregnancy.
Due to the content of other clay constituents for which there are insufficient data on the potential effects on the breast-fed child, it is recommended that Smecta should not be used during breast-feeding for caution.
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