Medicine Overview of Racestat Sachet
How to use Racestat Sachet
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.
How Racestat Sachet works
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
Expert advice for Racestat Sachet
- Racestat should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
- Don't use Racestat, 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 Racestat, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
- Don't use Racestat in children less than 3 months.
- Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
- Racestat 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.
Racestat Sachet related warnings
Special precautions for Racestat Sachet
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 du+more
ring 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.+more
Use of Racestat Sachet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease....
Use of Racestat Sachet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Racestat Sachet should be used with caution in patients with+more
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Racestat Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Racecadotril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Racestat Sachet
Frequently asked questions about Racecadotril
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.
Substitutes for Racestat
No substitutes found for this medicine