Entrostop is useful for dealing with diarrhea. There are two types of Entrostop products that are sold freely in the market, namely Entrostop and Children's Herbal Entrostop.

Entrostop contains anti-diarrheal drugs in the form of attapulgite and pectin . Meanwhile, Entrostop Herbal Kids contains natural ingredients, such as guava leaf extract, camellia green tea leaves , ginger and turmeric extract. The combination of these ingredients is believed to relieve symptoms of diarrhea.

Keep in mind that diarrhea in children is most often caused by rotavirus infection . In rotavirus infection, administration of medical antidiarrheal drugs is not recommended. Therefore, consult your child's condition with your doctor first before giving Entrostop.

Entrosto products

There are 2 types of Entrostop available in Indonesia, namely:


Each Entrostop tablet contains 650 mg of attapulgite and 50 mg of pectin. These two ingredients work by binding to toxins and bacteria that cause diarrhea in the intestines and absorbing excess water, thereby reducing the frequency of bowel movements (BAB) and improving the consistency of the stool to make it denser. 

Children's Herbal Entrostop

Each 10 ml Entrostop Herbal for Children contains 100 mg of guava leaf extract, 45 mg of camellia green tea leaves , 50 mg of ginger, and 80 mg of turmeric extract. The ingredients are believed to relieve diarrhea, get rid of toxins in the body, and relieve abdominal pain due to diarrhea.

What is Entrostop


Entrostop: attapulgite, pectin

Entrostop Herbal Kids: guava leaf extract, camellia green tea leaves , ginger, and turmeric extract


Free medicine




Overcome diarrhea and relieve symptoms that accompany it

Entrostop Herbal Children's Entrostop funds for pregnant and lactating mothers

Category N: Not categorized. Entrostop only works in the intestinal cavity and is not absorbed. Therefore, this drug is safe for consumption by pregnant and lactating women. If in doubt, consult a doctor.

Entrostop Herbal for Children contains various kinds of herbs whose safety for pregnant women or nursing mothers is not known with certainty. Consult your doctor if you want to take this drug while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Consumed by

Adults and children >6 years old

Drug form

Tablets and liquid

Warning Before Consuming Entrostop

Pay attention to the following things before consuming Enstrostop:

  • Do not take Entrostop if you have an allergy to the ingredients contained in this drug. Tell your doctor about any history of allergies you have.
  • Consult a doctor before giving Entrostop to people over 60 years of age and children under 12 years of age.
  • Consult a doctor about using Entrostop Herbal Children if you or your child has eczema.
  • Do not use Entrostop if you have intestinal obstruction .
  • Consult your doctor about using Entrostop Herbal Children if you are pregnant or
  • Consult the use of Entrostop with your doctor if you are using other drugs, including supplements and herbal products, to anticipate drug interactions.
  • Immediately consult a doctor if the diarrhea does not improve after 2 days of taking Entrostop regularly after having a bowel movement.
  • Immediately see a doctor if an allergic reaction or overdose occurs after consuming Entrostop.

Entrostop dose

The dosage of Entrostop is determined based on the type and age of the patient, namely:


  • Adults and children >12 years : 2 tablets after each bowel movement until the diarrhea stops. The maximum dose is 12 tablets per day.
  • Children aged 6–12 years : 1 tablet after every bowel movement until the diarrhea stops. The maximum dose is 6 tablets per day.

Children's Herbal Entrostop

  • Adult: 2 sachets, 3 times a day
  • Children aged 6–12 years : 1 sachet, 3 times a day

How to Consume Entrostop Properly

Use Enterostop according to the directions for use printed on the package or as directed by your doctor . Do not stop, increase, or decrease your dose without your doctor's advice.

This drug is usually consumed after having a bowel movement, either before or after eating. If in doubt, ask a doctor. If you are also given antibiotics by a doctor, take antibiotics 2 hours before or 4 hours after taking Entrostop.

When experiencing diarrhea, it is advisable to increase fluid consumption during treatment to avoid dehydration. In addition, pay attention to your diet during diarrhea. Avoid consuming foods that are rich in fiber, such as fruits and vegetables, or caffeinated drinks, as long as you still have diarrhea.

Store Entrostop in a dry, cool place, and avoid direct sunlight. Keep this drug out of reach of children.

Entrostop interactions with other drugs

Considering that Enterostop contains attapulgite, interactions that can occur when this product is used with certain drugs are:

  • Decreased absorption and effectiveness of trihexyphenidyl , ciprofloxacin, chloroquine, or doxycycline drugs if taken together
  • Increased risk of constipation when used with opioid pain relievers, such as oxycodone , hydrocodone, propoxyphene, morphine, or codeine
  • Decreased effectiveness of the drug dolutegravir in treating HIV infection

Side Effects and Dangers of Entrostop

Following are some of the side effects that may occur after consuming Entrostop:

  • Constipation
  • Bloated
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nauseous
  • Headache
  • Dizzy

Consult a doctor if these side effects do not improve or get worse. Immediately see a doctor if you experience an allergic drug reaction.

Entrostop Herbal Children rarely causes side effects if used according to the instructions on the packaging. However, guava leaf extract can sometimes cause nausea or stomach pain in some people. These side effects will usually get better within a few days.



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