You will need
  • Adults:
  • - sachets Smecta;
  • - a glass;
  • - warm water;
  • spoon for stirring.
  • Babies:
  • - baby bottle or liquid product.
What action has Drug

Smectite dioctaedric is the aluminum silicate of natural origin. It has absorbent and protective action stabilizes the slimy barrier of the gastrointestinal tract, increasing the amount of mucus and improving its cytoprotective (protective) properties. Thanks diskoidna-crystal structure of the active substance the drug absorbs bacteria, viruses and their toxins in the lumen of the gastrointestinal tract.

In therapeutic doses, the Drug has no effect on intestinal motility. Aluminium in the structure of diosmectite is not absorbed by the walls of the digestive tract. The active substance is radiolucent, does not stain the chair.
Indications Smecta

"Smectite" is used for the treatment of acute and chronic diarrhea, which can be caused by allergies, use of drugs, feeding disorders, eating poor quality food. Diarrhea of infectious Genesis drug use in the complex therapy.

Drug shown to eliminate heartburn, bloating and other dyspeptic symptoms accompanying gastrointestinal diseases.
Contraindications to Smecta

In intestinal obstruction, fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption, saharazo-isomaltase insufficiency and hypersensitivity to the drug component Drug is contraindicated. With care it is used in cases of severe chronic constipation in history.
Do Smecta side effects

Clinical data have reported rare cases of constipation result from the application of Smecta. However, this phenomenon was poorly expressed and passed after the correction of dosing regimen. Also known for the very rare hypersensitivity reactions.
Interaction Smecta with other drugs

Because the Drug can reduce the rate and extent of absorption of other drugs, it is recommended to take an interval of 1-2 hours between the intake of the enterosorbent and other drugs.
How to take a "Smectite"

In acute diarrhea of children under 1 year, give 2 sachets per day (3 days), then 1 bag. Dosage for children over 1 year is 4 tea bags a day (also 3 days), then 2 bags. Adults take 6 tea bags per day. In other indications the dosage is reduced by 2 times. The duration of treatment is from 3 to 7 days.

The contents of the sachets dissolved in 1/2 Cup warm water (for children – in a baby's bottle or mixing with any liquid product porridge, compote, purée, baby food). The prescribed dose is distributed into 3 doses throughout the day.