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  • Acute or chronic diarrhea

Smecta Sachet

by ATCO Laboratories

Smecta sachet is used for the treatment of diarrhea, especially in children.

Rs. 743
Rs. 743

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Smecta Sachet Uses

Smecta sachet is used for the treatment of acute and chronic diarrhea. It is the medicine of choice for treating diarrhea in children. Smecta sachet controls diarrhea due to its adsorption properties. The medicine is composed of Dioctahedral Smectite which is an edible clay with antidiarrheal properties that adsorbs viruses, bacteria, and gastrointestinal irritants. The medicine comes in the form of a powder meant to be taken orally after dissolving it in water.

Smecta Sachet Uses in Urdu

Smecta sachet کو شدید اور دائمی اسہال کے علاج کے لیے استعمال کیا جاتا ہے۔ یہ بچوں میں اسہال کے علاج کے لیے انتخاب کی دوا ہے۔ Smecta sachet اپنی جذب خصوصیات کی وجہ سے اسہال کو کنٹرول کرتا ہے۔ یہ دوا Dioctahedral Smectite پر مشتمل ہے جو کہ ایک کھانے کے قابل مٹی ہے جس میں اسہال کے خلاف خصوصیات ہیں جو وائرس، بیکٹیریا اور معدے کی جلن کو جذب کرتی ہیں۔ دوا ایک پاؤڈر کی شکل میں آتی ہے جس کا مطلب اسے پانی میں تحلیل کرنے کے بعد زبانی طور پر لیا جاتا ہے۔

Smecta Sachet formula

  • Dioctahedral Smectite

Available forms

  • Powder

Risks and warnings

You should know the risks and warnings of Smecta Sachet to prevent its misuse.

There are some specific circumstances under which the use of certain medications is contraindicated or considered dangerous. So when taking any medicine it's always a good practice to familiarize yourself with its risks and warnings.

The risks and warnings associated with Smecta Sachet are:

1. Pregnancy

Avoid the use of Smecta in pregnancy unless recommended by your doctor.

2. Breastfeeding

If you are breastfeeding, do not use Smecta before prior approval from your healthcare provider.

3. Chronic Constipation

Smecta sachet should be used with caution in patients with severe chronic constipation

4. In children under 2 years

Avoid the use of this medication in children and infants below the age of 2 years.

How to use Smecta Sachet?

  • For Adults: Open the sachet and dissolve the contents into half a glass of water. Mix well and drink the solution.
  • For Children: They can be given Smecta mixed with semi-liquid food or through a feeding bottle by dissolving the powder into 50ml of water.
  • The recommended dose for adults is 3 sachets a day for 7 days or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • The recommended dose in children in 4 sachets a day for 3 days and 2 sachets a day for 4 days afterwards
  • Do not exceed the prescribed dosage.
  • If your condition does not improve in 7 days contact your healthcare provider.

Smecta Sachet Side Effects

Some common side effects of Smecta sachet include:

  • Constipation


The use of Smecta sachet is contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • Fructose intolerance
  • Galactose malabsorption syndrome

Drug Interactions

  • Smecta sachet should not be co-administered with any other drugs. Let your healthcare provider know of any other drugs you are taking before the start of your treatment.

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Smecta Sachet in Pakistan?

The Smecta Sachet price in Pakistan is Rs. 743

What is Smecta Sachet used for?

Smecta Sachet is used in the following conditions:
  • Acute or chronic diarrhea

What is Smecta Sachet composed of?

Smecta Sachet is composed of:
  • Dioctahedral Smectite

Do you need a prescription to buy Smecta Sachet?

To buy Smecta Sachet you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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