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Ralop 100mg Capsule

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Acetorphan
Storage
Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Ralop 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of symptoms of acute diarrhea. It should be used along with abundant liquid intake and dietary measures. This medicine is used when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhea.

Ralop 100mg Capsule is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is important to take this medicine along with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are vomiting and fever. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

This medicine should not be used in children if they have blood or pus in stools, chronic diarrhea, diarrhea caused by antibiotics, and suffering from kidney or liver disease. It is also not used in children under three months of age. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Ralop Capsule

Benefits of Ralop Capsule

In Treatment of Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Ralop Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ralop

  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • General discomfort
  • Headache

How to use Ralop Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Ralop 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ralop Capsule works

Ralop 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ralop 100mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ralop 100mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ralop 100mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Ralop 100mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ralop 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ralop 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ralop 100mg Capsule should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ralop 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ralop 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ralop Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Ralop 100mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Ralop 100mg Capsule should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Ralop 100mg Capsule, 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 Ralop 100mg Capsule, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
N-Acyl-Alpha Amino Acids Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Enkephalinase inhibitor

Patient concerns

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My son is 8 months old and suffering from diarrhea from last 5 days. Whereas I have consult doctor, he had prescribed Enterogemina, Orozinc , Ralop- O & Pancef O 100mg. He also advised to pedialyte water for oral use. We are following these all things, in spite of that his condition not improved and flow of watery potty is coming out. Please guide me so that my son's condition may be improved and diarrhea will end completely Please
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, the treatment given is on correct line of management. Follow the advice. If problem persist consult with nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and need for investigation and IV medicines if required.
Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Ralop 100mg Capsule seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Ralop 100mg Capsule work?

Ralop 100mg Capsule 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 Ralop 100mg Capsule differ from loperamide?

Ralop 100mg Capsule does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.

Q. How long should Ralop 100mg Capsule be used?

Take Ralop 100mg Capsule 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. Is Ralop 100mg Capsule a novel anti-diarrheal?

Ralop 100mg Capsule is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.

Q. Is Ralop 100mg Capsule is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

Ralop 100mg Capsule is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.

Q. Does Ralop 100mg Capsule reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Ralop 100mg Capsule be used alone?

It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
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