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Hydral 100mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Hydral 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of symptoms of acute diarrhea. It should be used along with abundant liquid intake and dietary measures. This medicine is used when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhea.

Hydral 100mg Capsule is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is either in tablet form or used as sachet. It is important to take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are vomiting and fever. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Hydral 100mg Capsule should not be used in children if they have blood or pus in stools, chronic diarrhea, diarrhea caused by antibiotics, and suffering from kidney or liver disease. It also not used in children under three months of age. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Hydral Capsule

Side effects of Hydral Capsule

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Hydral Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hydral 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Hydral Capsule works

Hydral 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hydral 100mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hydral 100mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hydral 100mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Hydral 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hydral 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hydral 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Hydral 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Hydral 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hydral 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Hydral Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Hydral 100mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Hydral 100mg Capsule should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Hydral 100mg Capsule, 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 Hydral 100mg Capsule, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Hydral 100mg Capsule in children less than 3 months.
  • Hydral 100mg Capsule 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.

Patient Concerns

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She is having diarrhoea for the last one day .Pls. Suggest a branded company medicine capsule or tablet to relieve from.the diarrhoea suffered due to cold .
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Cold doesn't lead to Diarrhea Could be infectionTake tab oflox OZ twice daily for five days Visit personally if it persists beyond 2days
Conditions : bloody diarrhea with abdominal pain and weakness , what is the treatment ?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
ORS Tab Ornof 1 tab BD X 3 days Your hydration need to be checked
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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Hydral seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Hydral work?

Hydral 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 Hydral differ from loperamide?

Hydral does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.

Q. How long should Hydral be used?

Take Hydral 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 Hydral be used in adults?

No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.

Q. Is Hydral a novel anti-diarrheal?

Hydral is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.

Q. Is Hydral is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

Hydral is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.

Q. Does Hydral reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Hydral be used alone?

It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).

Q. Is Hydral used for loose motion?

Yes. Hydral is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Hydral, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.

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