Each caplet contains: activated attapulgite 750 mg.
Each tablespoonful or each sachet (15 ml) of the suspension contains: activated atta­pulgite 600 mg.


Activated attapulgite exerts its antidiarrheal effect by adsorbing large numbers of bac­teria and toxins and reducing water loss.


Rapid symptomatic relief of acute diarrhea.
Extra fluid, appropriate diet and rest arenecessary as adjunct treatment.
In chronic diarrhea, as temporary symptomatic treatment until the etiology is deter­mined.

Side Effects

Mild constipation might be occasionallyexpenenced by patients receiving atta­pulgite. This is transient and dose related.


It is not advisable to use attapulgite if diar­rhea is accompanied by high fever (greater than 38°C), or if blood is present in the stools. The risk of dehydration should be borne in mind, especially when adsorbents are given Io children or geriatric palients.
Rehydration therapy becomes essential if signs of dehydration develop such as dry mouth, wrinkled skin, decreased urination and dizziness.

Drug Interactions

Concurrent use of attapulgite with other oral medications containing xanthines, anticholinergics, digitalis, phenothiazines, or lincomycins may impair their absorption.
A time gap of 2-3 hours is recommended between attapulgite and those medicines.

Dosage and Administration

  • For best results, full-recommended dose should be taken at first sign of diarrhea and after each subsequent bowel movement.
  • Caplets
  • Adults: 2 caplets. Dose to be repeated maximum 6 times a day.
  • Suspension
  • Adults and children over 12 years: 2 table­spoonfuls or 2 sachets.
  • Children 6 – 12 years: 1 tablespoonful or 1 sachet.
  • Children 3 – 6 years: Tz tablespoonful.
  • Dose to be repeated maximum 7 times in a day.
  • Children less than 3 years: Not recom­mended.
  • Tear or cut open the sachet as indicated and pour its content directly into the mouth and swallow.


ca: 10,20
sp: 110 ml, 180 ml (bottles)
15ml x 10 (sachets).