12 August

Smecta - instructions for use , indications, reviews

Smecta - antidiarrheal medication absorbent action.

Pharmacological action Smecta

drug successfully adsorbs and then displays the body of toxins, pathogenic bacteria and viruses, intestinal gases.In testimony to the smectite it noted that due to the increased ductility and toughness, the drug has a high encapsulating capacity.In the interaction with the components of mucus, Smecta improves mucosal barrier function, thus protecting it from the effects of various toxins, hydrochloric acid, bile acids and other negative factors, it prevents the loss of body fluids and electrolytes.

Indications Smecta

drug is used in the symptomatic treatment of peptic ulcer disease of the gastrointestinal tract, with manifestations of acute and chronic diarrhea (drug, allergic origin, arising as a result of violations or changes in diet and food quality), diarrhea of ​​infectious origin in the complex therapy.

In a review of the smectite noted that the drug has established itself perfectly as a means to reli

eve discomfort and symptoms of bloating with gastritis, duodenal ulcer, colitis.

Instructions for Use

drug is used as an aqueous solution.Before use, the contents of one package Smecta must be dissolved in a small amount of boiling water, slowly emptying powder and mixing it thoroughly.The instructions to the smectite indicates that the dosage depends on the age.For children under the age of one year, the daily dosage of the drug is 3 g (1 packet);children aged one to two years is recommended daily intake of 3-6 grams of the drug (1-2 package);over two years of age - 6-9 g (2-3 package).

For children taking the drug is recommended to dissolve the powder in water in a baby bottle with a capacity of 50 ml, and then add the solution prepared in baby food or any other liquid food.

course of drug treatment is three to seven days.

Smecta Application during pregnancy and lactation

The instructions to the smectite no direct contraindications for use during pregnancy and lactation, as experimentally confirmed that the active substances of the drug does not adversely affect fetal development.

Side effects with the use of Smecta

Side effects when using the drug are rare.In most cases, Smecta tolerated very well.However, in a review of the smectite it is said that during the reception is not eliminated side effects such as constipation, fever, vomiting.

Specific guidance on the use of

If you are using the drug for two to three days, the patient's condition does not improve, you must consult a doctor immediately.In testimony to the smectite it said that in cases of side effects such as vomiting and fever, should refuse further treatment.

interaction with other drugs

Due to the pronounced influence of adsorbing smectite dosing during a decrease in absorbability other drugs from the gastrointestinal tract.In the case of smectite simultaneously with other medications, be aware that the recommended time interval between the reception of the adsorbent and other drugs is not less than 60 minutes.

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