Registration Number: MAL10053679X
The active substance contained in SMECTA® is dioctahedral smectite which belongs to a group of antidiarrheal gastrointestinal protectants. The antidiarrheal gastro-intestinal protectant activity is due to its powerful coating property on the gastrointestinal mucosa. By interacting with the glycoprotein of mucus, SMECTA® increases the resistance of the mucosal gel in response to aggressive agents. SMECTA® is neither absorbed nor metabolized.
Active ingredient: 3g of Diosmectite Excipients: Glucose monohydrate, saccharine sodium, orange-vanilla flavour (containing sucrose)
Dosage/How to use:
Treatment of Acute Diarrhoea
Children from 2 years of age: 4 sachets per day for 3 days, then 2 sachets per day for 4 days.
Adults: An average of 3 sachets per day for 7 days. In practice, the daily dose can be doubled at the start of treatment.
In adults: on average of 9 grams (3 sachets) per day.
For Children and infants, dissolve the content of the sachet in the feeding bottle with 50ml of water or mix with a semiliquid food, such as broth, compote, puree, baby food.
For adults Dissolve the content of the sachet in 500ml of water.
- If the symptoms do not improve within 7 days, you should consult your doctor.
- To be stored in a dry place, below 30° C.
- Do not take SMECTA® after the expiry date which is stated on the carton or sachet.