Dirasec 30mg Powder

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Composition for Dirasec 30mg Powder

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Medicine Overview of Dirasec Powder

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Uses of Dirasec Powder

Dirasec 30mg Powder is used in the treatment of diarrhoea
It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhoea.
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Side effects of Dirasec Powder

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Vomiting, Fever.

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How to use Dirasec Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Dirasec 30mg Powder with food.

How Dirasec Powder works

Dirasec 30mg powder 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 Dirasec Powder

Expert advice for Dirasec Powder

  • Dirasec should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Dirasec, 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 Dirasec, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Dirasec in children less than 3 months.
  • Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
  • Dirasec 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dirasec 30mg Powder
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dirasec 30mg Powde
r during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Dirasec 30mg Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Dirasec 30mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dirasec 30mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Dirasec 30mg Powder should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dirasec 30mg Powder should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dirasec 30mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dirasec 30mg Powder

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No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Dirasec 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 Dirasec differ from loperamide?
Dirasec does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Take Dirasec 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 Dirasec be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Dirasec is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Dirasec 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. Dirasec is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Dirasec, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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