Dotril 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Dotril 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Dotril Capsule

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Uses of Dotril Capsule

Dotril 100mg Capsule 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 Dotril Capsule

Common

Vomiting, Fever.

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How to use Dotril Capsule

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. It is better to take Dotril 100mg Capsule with food.

How Dotril Capsule works

Dotril 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 Dotril Capsule

Expert advice for Dotril Capsule

  • Dotril should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Dotril, 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 Dotril, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Dotril in children less than 3 months.
  • Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
  • Dotril 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 Dotril 100mg Capsule
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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 Dotril 100mg Capsu
le during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Dotril 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Dotril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dotril 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Dotril 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dotril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dotril 100mg Capsule 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 Dotril 100mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Racecadotril

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