Management of acute and chronic diarrhoea in children (from 1 month of age and older) and adults. The properties of Megasmect are: protection of the intestinal wall; absorption of bacteria, viruses, endotoxins and exotoxins causing diarrhoea; regulation of intestinal patency; and antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity on the intestinal epithelium.
Diosmectite is not absorbed through the intestinal epithelium, so it does not cause systemic effects and has been classified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a safe treatment.
Megasmect 10 sachets.
Megasmect 30 sachets.
Use in children:
<1 year: 1 sachet per day (can be split into several doses). 1–2 years: 1–2 sachets per day (one every 12 hours). >2 years: 2–3 sachets per day (1 sachet every 8 or 12 hours).
Use in adults:
1 sachet 3 times a day.
3–5 days depending on the course of the condition.
It can be taken over long periods of time.
Dilute the sachets in 25–50 ml of water or milk. They can also be mixed with soups and purees.