The symptoms of diarrhoea

Diarrhoea normally causes the following symptoms:

  • Bloating
  • Cramping
  • Abdominal pain
  • Frequent loose and watery stools
  • Nausea
  • Urgency

The victim (patient) may also experience bloody stools and fever. If this occurs, make sure you consult your physician.

Diarrhoea can most often be treated with over-the-counter medicines

What can treat diarrhoea?

SMECTA® is a self-initiated anti-diarrhoea remedy of natural origin used to treat acute and chronic diarrhoea in adults, children & babies.

SMECTA® calms the mucous barrier and protects/guards it from negative effects.

Common questions asked?

My child has the Rotavirus

The rotavirus is the most common reason of severe diarrhoea amongst infants and children worldwide. It can also cause vomiting, abdominal pain, dehydration and fever. Even though the Rotavirus is unpleasant, most of them can be treated at home. In case of severe dehydration, consult your doctor.

SMECTA® is an over-the-counter treatment that was developed around the Rotavirus.

I have diarrhoea and have to travel

Adults on the go who seek over-the-counter treatment for diarrhoea can ask their physician or chemist for advice in case of uncertainty.

Smecta is a self-initiated medicine. See below for more information about dosage and directions of use.

1. Smecta®, product information leaflet.
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