SMECTA antidiarrhoeal properties involved two mechanisms: adsorption of toxin, bacteria and viruses and reinforces the intestinal mucus barrier, a pharmacological effect that is likely to be related to the clinically observed reduction in duration of acute diarrhea.
DIRECTIONS: Children Under 1 year old: 1 sache per 24 hours dissolved in 100ml of liquid (i.e. milk, juice, tea, water).
1 – 2 years old: 1 to 2 sachets in a 24 hour period.
2 years and up: 2 to 3 searches in a 24 hour period.
ADULTS: 3 Saches per day in 100ml of liquid. In case of severe diarrhea, you may double the first dose (i.e. 2 sachets in 100ml of liquid)
Interestingly, dioctahedral smectite has been shown to have a specific binding activity for rotavirus, one of the main causes of diarrhea in children.
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