Pedidot 30mg Powder

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Composition for Pedidot 30mg Powder

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Medicine Overview of Pedidot Powder

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Uses of Pedidot Powder

Pedidot 30mg Powder 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 Pedidot Powder

Common

Vomiting, Fever.

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How to use Pedidot Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Pedidot 30mg Powder with food.

How Pedidot Powder works

Pedidot 30mg powder 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 Pedidot Powder

Expert advice for Pedidot Powder

  • Pedidot should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Pedidot, 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 Pedidot, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Pedidot in children less than 3 months.
  • Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
  • Pedidot 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 Pedidot 30mg Powder
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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
CAUTION
Pedidot 30mg Powder should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Pedidot 30mg Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pedidot 30mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pedidot 30mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pedidot 30mg Powder should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
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UNSAFE
Pedidot 30mg Powder is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th liver disease and should be avoided. 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 Pedidot 30mg Powder

Frequently asked questions for Racecadotril

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