Healthcare Professionals


Here you will find further information on Tasectan including a Healthcare professional information brochure and clinical studies for Tasectan. If you require further information on Tasectan please contact us on 01 2968080

Please click here to view a recent article on Tasectan from The Irish Medical Times

Intended use

Tasectan is a medical device that is used to restore the physiological functions of the intestinal walls. It is specifically formulated to control and reduce the symptoms associated with diarrhoea resulting from various causes, such as abdominal tension and frequent defecation. The product is usually effective within 12 hours.

The medical device Tasectan contains a cross linked, stablised gelatin; Gelatin Tannate. It acts mechanically by protecting inflamed intestinal mucosa, thanks to its ability to form a protective, protein-based mucoadhesive film which forms a complex with the mucoproteins responsible for local inflammation and promotes their precipitation and elimination in the faeces. The gelatin tannate of which the product is composed is not altered in the stomach and acts by forming a film which protects the intestinal mucosa, reducing the frequency and duration of diarrhoea episodes.

The product is available in capsule form for adults and as a powder for paediatric use.

Please click here to download the Healthcare Professional information leaflet

Clinical studies below – Click on the file to open

New insights into the mechanism of action of Gelatin Tannate  

Gelatin Tannate reduces the proinflammatory effects 

Prospective Observational study on Adults 

Prospective Observational study on Infants and Children 

A comparative analysis of response to ORS & ORS + Gelatin Tannate 

Tasectan for the treatment of acute Gastroenteritis in children 

Case report from a 4 month old baby girl with acute Gastroenteritis 

Gelatin Tannate reduces the proinflammatory effects 

New insights into the mechanism of action of Gelatin Tannate