Medicine Overview of Cadotril Capsule
Cadotril 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of diarrhoea
. It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cadotril 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Cadotril 100mg Capsule 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.
In Depth Information on Cadotril Capsule
Cadotril Capsule 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 Cadotril 100mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Cadotril 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cadotril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cadotril 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cadotril 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Cadotril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cadotril 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Cadotril 100mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Cadotril Capsule
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Cadotril 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 Cadotril differ from loperamide?
Cadotril does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Take Cadotril 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 Cadotril be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Cadotril is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Cadotril is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.
Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.
It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
Yes. Cadotril is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Cadotril, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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