Medicine Overview of Racetril Capsule
How to use Racetril Capsule
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. Racetril 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Racetril Capsule works
Racetril 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.
In Depth Information on Racetril Capsule
Expert advice for Racetril Capsule
- Racetril should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
- Don't use Racetril, 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 Racetril, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
- Don't use Racetril in children less than 3 months.
- Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
- Racetril 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.
Racetril Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Racetril Capsule
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 Racetril 100mg Cap+more
sule during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Racetril 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Racetril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Racetril 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Racetril 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease....
Use of Racetril 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Racetril 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Racetril 100mg Capsule 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 Racetril Capsule
Frequently asked questions about Racecadotril
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Racetril 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 Racetril differ from loperamide?
Racetril does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Take Racetril 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 Racetril be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Racetril is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Racetril 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. Racetril is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Racetril, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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