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Racetril 15 mg Powder

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Composition for Racetril 15 mg Powder

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Primary uses of Racetril 15 mg Powder

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Medicine Overview of Racetril Powder

Uses of Racetril Powder

Racetril 15 mg Powder is used in the treatment of diarrhoea. It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhoea.

Racetril Powder side effects

Common

Side Effects of Racetril are Vomiting, Fever.

How to use Racetril Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Racetril 15 mg Powder is to be taken with food.

How Racetril Powder works

Racetril 15 mg 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 Racetril Powder

Expert advice for Racetril Powder

  • Racetril 15 mg Powder should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Racetril 15 mg Powder, 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 15 mg Powder, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Racetril 15 mg Powder in children less than 3 months.
  • Not approved for adult and children above 13 years.
  • Racetril 15 mg Powder 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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Racetril Powder related warnings
Special precautions for Racetril Powder
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Racetril 15 mg Powder during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Racetril 15 mg Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Racetril 15 mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Racetril 15 mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Racetril 15 mg Powder should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Racetril 15 mg Powder should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Racetril 15 mg Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Racetril Powder?uses

If you miss a dose of Racetril 15 mg Powder, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Racetril Powder

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Q. Are any interactions of Racetril seen with other medicine?
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Q. How does Racetril work?
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.
Q. How long should Racetril be used?
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.
Q. Is Racetril a novel anti-diarrheal?
Racetril is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Q. Is Racetril is over the counter (OTC) medicine?
Racetril is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.
Q. Does Racetril reduce stool output?
Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.
Q. Can Racetril be used alone?
It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
Q. Is Racetril used for loose motion?
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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