Medicine Overview 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.
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. Dotril 10mg Sachet is to be taken with food.
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
Dotril Sachet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Dotril 10mg Sachet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dotril 10mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Dotril 10mg Sachet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Dotril Sachet
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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