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Distil AD 2 mg Tablet

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Composition for Distil AD 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Distil AD 2 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Distil Tablet

Uses of Distil Tablet

Distil AD 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea. It should not be used in patients with dysentery (diarrhea with blood).

Distil Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Distil are Nausea, Constipation, Stomach cramp.

How to use Distil Tablet

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. Distil AD 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Distil Tablet works

Distil AD 2 mg Tablet is an anti-diarrhoeal medication. It works by slowing down the contraction of the intestines thereby decreasing the speed at which the contents pass through it. This allows more time for reabsorption of fluids and nutrients, making the stools more solid and less frequent.

In Depth Information on Distil Tablet

Expert advice for Distil Tablet

  • Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea lasting for more than 48 hours.
  • Don't use if you have blood in your stool or it's dark or black in color.
  • The drug can make you dizzy or drowzy. Avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery when taking this drug.
  • Try to drink plenty of fluids. Having diarrhea can make you dehydrated.
  • Do not take loperamide if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not take this drug if you have blood in your stools or if your stools are dark or black in colour.
  • Do not take this drug if you are severly constipated.
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Distil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Distil Tablet
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Distil AD 2 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Distil AD 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Distil AD 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Distil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loperamide

Q. Is Distil safe?
Distil is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Q. What is Distil used for?
Distil is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.
Q. Can Distil be used for IBS?
Distil may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.
Q. Can I take Distil with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?
Distil may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Distil might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Distil help in opiate withdrawal?
Distil is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is Distil addictive?
No, Distil is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.
Q. Can Distil be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?
Distil may benefit few cases of stomach cramps or nausea associated with diarrhea. It is sometimes used for stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea. It is not used for gas. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Q. Can I take Distil with cimetidine?
Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Distil, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Distil may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Distil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Distil with Quinidine
Medicines with composition Quinidine: Natcardine
Distil with Camostat
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Distil with Ulinastatin
Medicines with composition Ulinastatin: U Tryp, Upxiga, U Bet, Ullinase, Ulifast

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