The active ingredient in Intungwa Children’s Diarrhoea Mixture is Bismuth Salicylate which has antibacterial (Bi3+) and local anti-inflammatory (salicylate) properties.
It is indicated for short-term use in the management of mild to moderate diarrhoea.
This product is contra-indicated in patients with sensitivity to bismuth or salicylates and in haemophilia or haemorrhagic disorders.
This product should not be used for more than 2 days, or in the presence of fever. Care must be taken when it is administered to children younger than 12 years because of the risk of Reye’s syndrome.
This product contains salicylate. Do not take this product with other salicylate-containing products such as aspirin, unless directed by a doctor. If you are taking a prescription product for anticoagulation, diabetes, gout or arthritis, do not take this product unless directed by a doctor. The product should be administered with care to patients with impaired renal or hepatic function, dyspepsia or lesions of the gastric mucosa.
For more information please consult the package insert.