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Dirasec 30 mg Powder

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Overview

Uses of Dirasec Powder

Dirasec Powder side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

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. Dirasec 30 mg Powder is to be taken with food.

How Dirasec Powder works

Dirasec 30 mg 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.

Dirasec Powder related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dirasec 30 mg Powder during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dirasec 30 mg Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dirasec 30 mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dirasec 30 mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dirasec 30 mg Powder should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Dirasec 30 mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dirasec 30 mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dirasec Powder?

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

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Expert Advice

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

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Fever ; severe diarrhea & vomiting
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
norflox tz twice daily for 3 days and paracetamol 500 mg thrice daily after food for 3 days and omez d 20mg twice daily for 5 days before foodalso give 2-3 sachets of electrol powder daily till 3-4 days
How can i control dierrhoea by home remedies
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take jatiphal churan 1 GM twice with water, bael fruit powder 1 spoon effectivly controls diarrhea
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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Dirasec seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Dirasec work?

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.

Q. How long should Dirasec be used?

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.

Q. Is Dirasec a novel anti-diarrheal?

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

Q. Is Dirasec is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

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

Q. Does Dirasec reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Dirasec be used alone?

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

Q. Is Dirasec used for loose motion?

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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