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Sestil AD 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Sestil AD 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sestil AD 2mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
23.45
₹2.34/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sestil AD Tablet

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Uses of Sestil AD Tablet

Sestil AD 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea. It should not be used in patients with dysentery (diarrhea with blood).
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Sestil AD Tablet side effects

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Nausea, Headache, Constipation, Flatulence.

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How to use Sestil AD Tablet

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. Sestil AD 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sestil AD Tablet works

Sestil AD 2mg Tablet is an anti-diarrhoeal medication. It works by decreasing contraction of the intestines which makes stools more solid and less frequent.

In Depth Information on Sestil AD Tablet

Expert advice for Sestil AD Tablet

  • Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea lasting for more than 48 hours.
  • Don't use if you have blood in your stool or it's dark or black in color.
  • The drug can make you dizzy or drowzy. Avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery when taking this drug.
  • Try to drink plenty of fluids. Having diarrhea can make you dehydrated.
  • Do not take loperamide if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not take this drug if you have blood in your stools or if your stools are dark or black in colour.
  • Do not take this drug if you are severly constipated.
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Sestil AD Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Sestil AD Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sestil AD 2mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Sestil AD 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sestil AD 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Sestil AD Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loperamide

Q. Is Sestil ad safe?
Sestil ad is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Q. What is Sestil ad used for?
Sestil ad is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.
Q. Can Sestil ad be used for IBS?
Sestil ad may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.
Q. Can I take Sestil ad with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?
Sestil ad may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Sestil ad might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Sestil ad help in opiate withdrawal?
Sestil ad is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is Sestil ad addictive?
No, Sestil ad is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.
Q. Can Sestil ad be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?
Sestil ad may benefit few cases of stomach cramps or nausea associated with diarrhea. It is sometimes used for stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea. It is not used for gas. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Q. Can I take Sestil ad with cimetidine?
Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Sestil ad, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Sestil ad may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Sestil AD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sestil AD with Quinidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinidine: Natcardine
Sestil AD with Ulinastatin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ulinastatin: U Tryp, Upxiga, U Bet, Ullinase
Sestil AD with Camostat
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
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