Stoptrans® med, powder

Stoptrans® med, powder

Short description

Stoptrans med is a medical device designed for symptomatic treatment of acute and chronic diarrhea in children (including new-borns) and adults.

Advantages

Protects the digestive mucosa.
Adsorbs and entraps toxins, viruses, bacteria favouring the elimination of pathogens that cause diarrhea.
Prevents water and electrolytes loss.

Composition

Diosmectite, glucose monohydrate, sodium saccharin, orange flavour, vanilla flavour.
Each sachet contains 3 g of diosmectite.

Indications

Symptomatic treatment of acute and chronic diarrhea in children (including new-borns) and adults.

Dosage and administration

Acute diarrhea:

Children under 1 year: 2 sachets/day for 3 days and then 1 sachet/day*
Children over 1 year: 4 sachets/day for 3 days and then 2 sachets/day*
Adults: 6 sachets/day*

Chronic diarrhea (diarrhea that last for more than 14 days):

Children under 1 year: 1 sachet/day*
Children between 1 and 2 years: 1-2 sachets/day*
Children over 2 years: 2-3 sachets/day*
Adults: 3 sachets/day*
*until the complete recovery

- Consult your physician if the symptoms do not improve within 3 days of treatment.
- Consult your physician if the diarrhea is associated with fever, nausea or vomiting.
- Suspend the content of the sachet right before administration in 50-100 ml of water. Take it preferably between meals.

For new-borns, mix the content of the sachet in a baby-bottle with 50 ml of water or with semi-liquid food: fruit compote, mashed vegetables, baby food, and soup. The resulted mixture can be administered all at once or gradually along the day.

Recommendations

Pregnancy and lactation
Stoptrans med can be administered during pregnancy or lactation only on medical advice.

Do not use this product:
-if you have allergy to diosmectite or any other components of this medical device;
-if you have fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency (rare hereditary illness) due to the presence of glucose.
Stoptrans med must be used with precaution by patients with a history of severe constipation or diabetes mellitus (each sachet contains 0.979 g of glucose monohydrate).

In children, the treatment of acute diarrhea must be accompanied by the early administration of an oral rehydration solution, to avoid dehydration.
The treatment should be accompanied by the following dietary rules:
- rehydrating with plenty of salty or sweet fluids in order to recover the loss of fluid due to the diarrhea (the daily mean intake of water for an adult is 2 litres);
- excluding certain raw vegetables, fruit, green vegetables, spicy food and also frozen foods and drinks;
- eating grilled meats and rice.


Diosmectite may interfere with the absorption of other drugs due to its adsorptive properties.
It is recommanded that Stoptrans med should be administered at least 2 hours apart from other drugs.
For other information ask for physician or pharmacist advice.

Prescription

Without medical prescription.

Presentation

Pregnancy and lactation Stoptrans med can be administered during pregnancy or lactation only on medical advice. Do not use this product: -if you have allergy to diosmectite or any other components of this medical device; -if you have fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency (rare hereditary illness) due to the presence of glucose. Stoptrans med must be used with precaution by patients with a history of severe constipation or diabetes mellitus (each sachet contains 0.979 g of glucose monohydrate). In children, the treatment of acute diarrhea must be accompanied by the early administration of an oral rehydration solution, to avoid dehydration. The treatment should be accompanied by the following dietary rules: - rehydrating with plenty of salty or sweet fluids in order to recover the loss of fluid due to the diarrhea (the daily mean intake of water for an adult is 2 litres); - excluding certain raw vegetables, fruit, green vegetables, spicy food and also frozen foods and drinks; - eating grilled meats and rice. Diosmectite may interfere with the absorption of other drugs due to its adsorptive properties. It is recommanded that Stoptrans med should be administered at least 2 hours apart from other drugs. For other information ask for physician or pharmacist advice.