What is Diosmectite?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Diosmectite is a natural silicate of aluminium and magnesium that is used as an intestinal adsorbent for various gastrointestinal problems, such as diarrhea. Its absorbent qualities allow it to reduce inflammation and absorb harmful bacteria or viruses.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diosmectite

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Diosmectite

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Diosmectite


Stopped taking Diosmectite

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Diosmectite after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Loperamide (Imodium) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Diosmectite.