DOTRIL 100MG CAPSULE

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Composition for DOTRIL 100MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
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Liver
100
₹10.0/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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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

  • Racecadotril should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Racecadotril, 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 Racecadotril, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Racecadotril in children less than 3 months.
  • Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
  • Racecadotril 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.
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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal functi
on. Contraindicated in children with renal or liver impairment,
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Liver
CAUTION

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

Q. Are any interactions of Racecadotril with other medicine?
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Q. How does racecadotril work?
Racecadotril 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 Racecadotril differ from loperamide?
Racecadotril does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Q. How to take Racecadotril sachet?
Racecadotril sachet should be taken orally. It can be taken directly or mixed with water. Make sure it is mixed well, and then give the total dose immediately to your child.
Q. How long should Racecadotril be used?
It should be used until your child has two normal stools, not exceeding 7 days. <br>
Q. Can Racecadotril be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Q. Is Racecadotril a novel anti-diarrheal?
Racecadotril is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Q. Is Racecadotril is over the counter (OTC) medicine?
Racecadotril is a prescription medicine. It is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.
Q. How to prepare Racecadotril solution?
Racecadotril should be mixed with water. Make sure it is mixed well, and then give the total dose immediately to your child.
Q. Does Racecadotril reduce stool output?
Yes, it cuts the stool output by half.
Q. Can Racecadotril be used alone?
It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
Q. Is Racecadotril used for loose motion?
Yes. Racecadotril is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Racecadotril, if you have fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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