Table 2: Stool output measured in two randomised, placebo-controlled studies of diosmectite for the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children. Data are presented in g/Kg body weight and according to rotavirus status.

Peru studyMalaysia study
PlaceboDiosmectite PlaceboDiosmectite

Rotavirus positive 0.0386 0.0016
Rotavirus negative 0.4884 0.4338
All patients 0.0315 0.0071