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Cado-Z Suspension

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Overview

Introduction of Cado-Z Suspension

Cado-Z Suspension is used in the treatment of diarrhea. It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhea.

Cado-Z Suspension should be taken in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is either in tablet form or used as sachet. It is taken by mouth after meals but it is important to take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. In case you have missed a dose take it as soon as you remember it and try to finish the full course of treatment.

It is an effective medicine with very little or no side effects however it may cause vomiting and fever. Remember use of this medicine is not recommended if child has severe fever and has blood or pus in the stools.

Uses of Cado-Z Suspension

Cado-Z Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Cado-Z Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Cado-Z Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Cado-Z Suspension works

Cado-Z Suspension 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.

Cado-Z Suspension related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Cado-Z Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Cado-Z Suspension, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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

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My baby has 7 month and she is getting diarrheaSir use diarrhea horha h vo BHI green colour me din me 3 ya 4 bar ptle Pani jesi dast lgrhi h
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please start enterogerminica ampoule 1/2 orally twice daily for next 4 days. Also start z&d drops 1 ml once daily for the next 14 days. Give its, coconut water and lemon water.If problem persist review with the nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation.
Please tell me a good multivitamin and multimineral tablet or capsule for building immunity
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Cado-Z seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Cado-Z work?

Cado-Z 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 Cado-Z differ from loperamide?

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

Q. How long should Cado-Z be used?

Take Cado-Z 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 Cado-Z be used in adults?

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

Q. Is Cado-Z a novel anti-diarrheal?

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

Q. Is Cado-Z is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

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

Q. Does Cado-Z reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Cado-Z be used alone?

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

Q. Is Cado-Z used for loose motion?

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

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Omenta Pharma Private Limited 7,Shopping Centre,1st Floor, Karampura New Delhi- 110015 India
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