How to take Smecta?
In the treatment of diarrhea (diarrhea), eliminate bloatingstomach and / or heartburn are used drugs, called enterosorbents. They absorb (adsorb) the gastrointestinal toxins, pathogens and viruses. One of these drugs is Smecta.
Smecta is a medicinal product of plant origin, produced in powder form for the preparation of a suspension. Each packet contains three grams of powder.
In addition to pronounced adsorbing action,Smecta also has an enveloping action that protects the walls of the gastrointestinal tract. The drug has virtually no contraindications and can be used to treat not only adults, but also children, as well as pregnant and lactating women.
Smektu is used to treat diarrhea quite often, and so many people are interested in how to take Smecta.
Indications for the reception of Smecta are:
- Diarrhea that occurs on the background of dysbiosis or is allergic;
- Diarrhea associated with a violation of diet (elementary diarrhea);
- Diarrhea in various infectious diseases (rotovirus infection, dysentery, etc.);
- Food poisoning;
- Flatulence (bloating);
- Heartburn with gastritis, peptic ulcer of stomach and duodenum, colitis.
How to take smekt to an adult
Adults should take one packetsmecta (3.0 g.) three times a day. Before taking the contents of the sachet, dissolve in half a glass of warm boiled water. So that when the powder dissolves, no lumps form, it should be gradually poured into the water, stirring intensively.
The course of treatment of Smecta is from three to seven days. Take this medication best one hour before a meal or two hours after it.
If, despite the ongoing treatment Smektoy, within a few days of improvement does not occur, then you need to seek medical help.
How to take a child's mind
Breast children (up to a year) with diarrhea Smectaone packet per day is prescribed. This dose should be divided into three doses. To do this, the Smekty packet is dissolved in 90.0 ml. boiled water, infant formula or fruit juice. At one time the child is given 30 ml each. the mixture obtained (shake well before use).
At the age of one to two years, children are givenone packet of Smecta twice a day. Sometimes children at this age refuse to drink Smecta. In this case, the powder can be mixed with the main food of the child. But it's better if you can give him this medicine in between meals, because in this case the therapeutic effect of Smekty will be as pronounced.
Children over two years of age Smectoo are given one by onesachet two to three times a day, dissolving the powder in juice or water. To dissolve Smecta, carbonated beverages should not be used. However, to give such drinks in case of problems with digestion in general is contraindicated!
With frequent and copious diarrhea, the first dose of Smektycan be doubled. When using this drug, an overdose is absolutely harmless, since it does not affect the motor function of the intestine.
Admission Smecta is contraindicated in case of individual intolerance (allergy) of this drug.