Dotril 10mg Sachet

Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Dotril 10mg Sachet

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Primarily used for

1 gm in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Dotril Sachet


Uses of Dotril Sachet

Dotril 10mg Sachet is used in the treatment of Diarrhoea
It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhoea.

Side effects of Dotril Sachet


Vomiting, Fever.


How to use Dotril Sachet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. It is better to take Dotril 10mg Sachet with food.

How Dotril Sachet works

Dotril 10mg sachet 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 Sachet

Expert advice for Dotril Sachet

  • 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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Special precautions for Dotril 10mg Sachet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Dotril 10mg Sachet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Dotril 10mg Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Dotril 10mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dotril 10mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Dotril 10mg Sachet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Dotril 10mg Sachet is probably unsafe to use in patients wit
h liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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 10mg Sachet

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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