Medicine Overview of Racotil Capsule
Racotil 100mg Capsule 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. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Racotil 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Racotil 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 Racotil Capsule
Racotil Capsule 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 Racotil 100mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Racotil 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Racotil 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Racotil 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Racotil 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Racotil 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Racotil 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Racotil 100mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Racotil Capsule
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Racotil 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 Racotil differ from loperamide?
Racotil does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Take Racotil 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 Racotil be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Racotil is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Racotil 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. Racotil is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Racotil, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
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