Frequently Asked Questions
Tasectan® is formulated to control and reduce the symptoms associated with diarrhoea. It is usually effective within 12 hours and is safe to use in adults, children and infants. It is available in an adult pack of 8 capsules and the children’s pack is in sachets of 10. By adding water to the children’s dosage, not only is the diarrhoea treated safely but the child becomes more hydrated which is very important,
Tasectan® is a cross linked, stabilised genatin. Gelatin Tannate.
Yes Tasectan® is safe to use in children and infants from 3 months.
Disperse the contents of one sachet in a glass of water. It can also be added to fruit juices yoghurt or milk.
Yes oral rehyration solutions can be used with Tasectan®. Tasectan® is a complementary treatment to rehydration. Adequate liquid intake and a light diet is recommended in the treatment of diarrhoea.
It is recommended to consult with a doctor prior to use.
Tasectan® is usually effective within 12 hours.
Tasectan® is only available from pharmacies nationwide.
No, Tasectan® has no effect on motility. Therefore it will not cause bloating or constipation.