Smecta®: More than 40 years of experience in treating acute diarrhoea

Symptomatic treatment of:

  • acute diarrhoea in adults and children above 2 years old, in addition to oral rehydration
  • chronic functional diarrhoea in adults
  • pain associated with functional bowel diseases in adults

How does Smecta® work?

Smecta® is an oral formulation of pharmaceutical clay indicated in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in both adults and children above 2 years old, and the symptomatic treatment of digestive pain and chronic diarrhea in adults. The active substance in SMECTA® is diosmectite, a natural clay processed and purified for therapeutic use.

Smecta® powder for oral suspension

  • Smecta 3g flavor: Now available in Strawberry and Orange-Vanilla
  • Box of 12 sachets

How to use Smecta®

Smecta® for adults

Smecta® is used orally. The contents of the sachet or pack should be diluted in a glass of 50 ml of water and taken orally.

The average dosage is 3 sachets per day. Depending on diarrhoea severity, the daily dose can be doubled (6 sachets) at the start of the treatment.

Smecta® for children of 2 years and above

The contents of the sachet can be added and thoroughly stirred in the feeding bottle with 50ml of water, to be given at intervals during the day, or thoroughly mixed with a semi-liquid food: broth, stewed fruit, mashed vegetables or baby food.

4 sachets per day for 3 days, then 2 sachets per day for 4 days

Please click here to refer to package leaflet for more information on Smecta® Orange-Vanilla
Please click here to refer to package leaflet for more information on Smecta® Strawberry