Diosmectite

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Diosmectite
Clinical data
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Identifiers
CAS number 110070-78-5 YesY
ATC code A07BC05
Chemical data
Formula (Na-Ca)0.33-(Al-Mg)2-Si4-O10-(O-H)2·(H2O)2
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Diosmectite (Brand names Smecta, Smecdral) is a natural silicate of aluminium and magnesium used as an intestinal adsorbent in the treatment of several gastrointestinal diseases. It is insoluble in water.

External links[edit]

  • Santantonio M, Colella M, Fiorica F, et al. (2000). "Diosmectite (DIOSMECTAL) in preventive anti-diarrheic therapy in patients subjected to pelvic radiation". Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 46 (4): 225–30. PMID 16501441.