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Race F 250 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Race F Tablet

Race F 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhea. It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhea.

Race F 250 mg Tablet should be taken in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is either in tablet form or used as sachet. It is taken by mouth after meals but it is important to take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. In case you have missed a dose take it as soon as you remember it and try to finish the full course of treatment.

It is an effective medicine with very little or no side effects however it may cause vomiting and fever. Remember use of this medicine is not recommended if child has severe fever and has blood or pus in the stools.

Uses of Race F Tablet

Race F Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Race F Tablet

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. Race F 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Race F Tablet works

Race F 250 mg Tablet 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.

Race F Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Race F 250 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Race F 250 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Race F 250 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Race F 250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Race F 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Race F 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Race F 250 mg Tablet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Race F 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Race F 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Race F Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Race F 250 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Race F 250 mg Tablet should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Race F 250 mg Tablet, 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 Race F 250 mg Tablet, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Race F 250 mg Tablet in children less than 3 months.
  • Race F 250 mg Tablet 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

Questions Related to Race F

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Diarrhea for 3 days Fever for 2days Stomach pain
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Monitor temp. If child has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead , Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows:- ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)] . Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use Paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. He will determine the patient's immunization status and underlying disorders in these cases which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnessesGive ORS till you consult
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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Race F seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Race F work?

Race F 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 Race F differ from loperamide?

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

Q. How long should Race F be used?

Take Race F 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 Race F be used in adults?

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

Q. Is Race F a novel anti-diarrheal?

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

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

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

Q. Does Race F reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Race F be used alone?

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

Q. Is Race F used for loose motion?

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

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