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Trotz 10mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Trotz 10mg Tablet 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.

Trotz 10mg Tablet is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is either in tablet form or used as sachet. It is important to take this medicine along with 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 also not used in children under three months of age. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Trotz Tablet

Benefits of Trotz Tablet

In 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 Trotz Tablet

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 Trotz

  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Trotz 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. Trotz 10mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Trotz Tablet works

Trotz 10mg Tablet 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 Trotz 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Trotz 10mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Trotz 10mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Trotz 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Trotz 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trotz 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Trotz 10mg Tablet should be avoided in children with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Trotz 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Trotz 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Trotz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Trotz 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Trotz 10mg Tablet should be used together with an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  • Don't use Trotz 10mg Tablet, 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 Trotz 10mg Tablet, if you have uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Don't use Trotz 10mg Tablet in children less than 3 months.
  • Trotz 10mg Tablet 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.

Fact Box

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

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FAQs

Q. Are any interactions of Trotz 10mg Tablet seen with other medicine?

No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.

Q. How does Trotz 10mg Tablet work?

Trotz 10mg Tablet 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 Trotz 10mg Tablet differ from loperamide?

Trotz 10mg Tablet does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.

Q. How long should Trotz 10mg Tablet be used?

Take Trotz 10mg Tablet 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 Trotz 10mg Tablet be used in adults?

No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.

Q. Is Trotz 10mg Tablet a novel anti-diarrheal?

Trotz 10mg Tablet is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.

Q. Is Trotz 10mg Tablet is over the counter (OTC) medicine?

Trotz 10mg Tablet is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.

Q. Does Trotz 10mg Tablet reduce stool output?

Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.

Q. Can Trotz 10mg Tablet be used alone?

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

Q. Is Trotz 10mg Tablet used for loose motion?

Yes. Trotz 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Trotz 10mg Tablet, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.

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