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AD 30mg Tablet DT

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

AD 30mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of symptoms of acute diarrhea. It should be used along with abundant liquid intake and dietary measures. This medicine is used when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhea.

AD 30mg Tablet DT is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is either in tablet form or used as sachet. It is important to take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are vomiting and fever. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

AD 30mg Tablet DT should not be used in children if they have blood or pus in stools, chronic diarrhea, diarrhea caused by antibiotics, and suffering from kidney or liver disease. It also not used in children under three months of age. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of AD Tablet DT

Side effects of AD Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of AD

  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.

How to use AD Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. AD 30mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How AD Tablet DT works

AD 30mg Tablet DT 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with AD 30mg Tablet DT. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AD 30mg Tablet DT during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of AD 30mg Tablet DT during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
AD 30mg Tablet DT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
AD 30mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of AD 30mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of AD 30mg Tablet DT should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
AD 30mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of AD 30mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take AD Tablet DT?

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

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • AD 30mg Tablet DT should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use AD 30mg Tablet DT, 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 30mg Tablet DT, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use AD 30mg Tablet DT in children less than 3 months.
  • AD 30mg Tablet DT 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
N-Acyl-Alpha Amino Acids Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Sugar after breakfast is 250 ad
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Increased level. Discuss with your doctor as some dose adjustment required if you are not having any diet failure.
Dear Doctor i feel constipation while passing the stool in the morning i even feel pain after the motion the pain occur after 1 to 2 hours of motion. I even have to visit the toilet 2 to 3 times to clear the stomach .Please help me in this regard.
Dr. Rekha Pohani
Dietetics/Nutrition
Have salads ad fruit
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FAQs

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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