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AD 30 mg Sachet

Prescription Required


Uses of AD Sachet

AD Sachet side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use AD Sachet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. AD 30 mg Sachet is to be taken with food.

How AD Sachet works

AD 30 mg Sachet has an anti-secretory effect. It reduces the secretion of water and electrolytes from the intestine. This helps to reduce the amount of fluid loss from the body in diarrhoea.

AD Sachet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of AD 30 mg Sachet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
AD 30 mg Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
AD 30 mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AD 30 mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AD 30 mg Sachet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
AD 30 mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AD 30 mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of AD Sachet?

If you miss a dose of AD 30 mg Sachet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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AD 30 mg Sachet
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Expert Advice

  • AD 30 mg Sachet should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use AD 30 mg Sachet, if you have blood and pus in the stools or fever. This may be due to bacterial infection and may need different treatment.
  • Not recommended to be taken more than 7 days.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Don't use AD 30 mg Sachet, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use AD 30 mg Sachet in children less than 3 months.
  • AD 30 mg Sachet sachet should be taken orally, directly or mixed with water. Make sure it is mixed well, and then give the total dose immediately to your child.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to AD

Loose watery diarrhea what is treatment
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, 2 year old female having watery diarrhea. Please start ORS solution and continue it ad libs. Do start syp zinc 5 ml Once daily for 14 days, do also add some probiotics it helps in early recovery. Please visit a pediatrician at the earliest in condition does not improve.
having drowsiness, nausea, lower back pain, diorreah. and feeling hungry, but after food having gas and acidity
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Because of diarrhea ,you are facing nausea and all these complaints. Sk take antibiotics for one weak and will be all right. so consult doctor near by or visit our clinic ad online priscription is not allowed
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User Feedback


Q. Are any interactions of AD seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does AD work?

AD works by reducding the secretion of water and electrolytes from the intestine. This helps to reduce the amount of fluid loss from the body in diarrhoea.

Q. How does AD differ from loperamide?

AD does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.

Q. How long should AD be used?

Take AD only for a duration as advised by your doctor. It is also suggested to be taken until your child has two normal stools, not exceeding 7 days. Please consult your doctor for any further information.<br>

Q. Can AD be used in adults?

No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.

Q. Is AD a novel anti-diarrheal?

AD is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.

Q. Is AD is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

AD is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.

Q. Does AD reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can AD be used alone?

It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).

Q. Is AD used for loose motion?

Yes. AD is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use AD, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.

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