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Darolac Sachet


Overview

Introduction

Darolac Sachet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of diarrhea. This medicine is a probiotic and it works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Darolac Sachet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) as it will help 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. Consult a doctor while taking any other medicine especially steroids or antibiotics along with this medicine.

The most common side effects are bloating and flatulence. 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.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Darolac Sachet

  • Diarrhea

Side effects of Darolac Sachet

Common
  • Flatulence

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 Flatulence
    Try eating small and frequent meals. Drink and chew your food slowly. Exercise regularly to improve how your body digests food. Try not to swallow too much air. This can happen when you talk and eat at the same time. Avoid drinking with a straw, chewing gum and smoking as these can also make you swallow air. Try to limit foods that are hard to digest or produce gas (such as fried and fatty foods, cheese, beans, cabbage, onion, whole grains and many others). Avoid drinking alcohol, carbonated soft drinks and fruit juices. If you wear dentures, make sure they fit properly. Some over-the-counter medicines can help. Talk to your doctor about possible medication if your condition does not improve.

How to use Darolac 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. Darolac Sachet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Darolac Sachet works

Darolac Sachet is a probiotic. It works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Darolac Sachet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Darolac Sachet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Darolac Sachet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Darolac Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Darolac Sachet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Darolac Sachet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Darolac Sachet?

If you miss a dose of Darolac Sachet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular 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

Quick Tips

  • Avoid taking Darolac Sachet along with steroids (medications that weaken the immune system) as they might increase the chances of getting sick.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Notify your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Take Darolac Sachet at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics. This is because taking Darolac Sachet along with the antibiotics can reduce their effectiveness. 

Patient Concerns

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Sir I m suffering from diaherra from 2 days using medicine ornidazole and oflaxcin racedotril but till now I'm feel Not good plz suggest
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
Physician
Continue same and add darolac sachet
Loose motion & vomiting . Already on dose We are giving emcet for vomit Zinc powder for loose motion For last 5 days
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, Also add probiotic like darolac sachet 1 sachet twice daily. ORS to be given. Can also give coconut water, lemon water.
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