Medicine Overview of Racestat Sachet
Racestat 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. Racestat Sachet is to be taken with food.
Racestat 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 Racestat Sachet
Racestat 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 Racestat Sachet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Racestat Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Racestat Sachet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Racestat Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Racestat Sachet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Racestat Sachet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Racestat Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Racestat Sachet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Racestat Sachet
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Racestat 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 Racestat differ from loperamide?
Racestat does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Take Racestat 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 Racestat be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Racestat is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Racestat 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. Racestat is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Racestat, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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