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ZEDOTT PLUS POWDER

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Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for ZEDOTT PLUS

Racecadotril(15mg)

Uses

Racecadotril is used in the treatment of diarrhoea.

How it works

Racecadotril has an anti-secretory effect.It reduces the secretion of water and electrolytes from the intestine. This helps to reduce the amount of fluid lost from the body in diarrhoea.

Common side effects

Gastrointestinal discomfort, Constipation, Depression, Rash, Itching
Saccharomyces boulardii(141.25mg)

Uses

Saccharomyces boulardii is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

How it works

Saccharomyces boulardii is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amounts, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (micro-organism) in the intestine that may be destroyed with the use of antibiotics or in intestinal infections.

Common side effects

Lactobacillus(100Million cells)

Uses

Lactobacillus is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, infectious diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with antibiotics.

How it works

Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism, when given in adequate amounts, provides health benefits. It restores the balance of good bacteria (micro-organism) in the intestine that may be destroyed with the use of antibiotics or in intestinal infections.

Common side effects

Flatulence, Abdominal bloating

SUBSTITUTES for ZEDOTT PLUS

No substitutes found

Expert advice for ZEDOTT PLUS

  • To compensate the loss of liquid due to diarrhoea, intake an adequate amount of fluid and salts (electrolytes) such as oral rehydration solution.
  • For better relief, the doctor may advise you to take the Racecadotril with ORS.
  • Do not take the Racecadotril, if you have blood or pus in your stools, prolonged diarrhea caused by antibiotics and uncontrolled vomiting.
  • Take Racecadotril as prescribed by the doctor. You should take Racecadotril until two normal stools are produced, within 7 days. 
  • Notify your doctor, if you are sugar or lactose intolerant.

Frequently asked questions for ZEDOTT PLUS

Racecadotril

Q.What is the use of racecadotril?
Racecadotril is used to treat diarrhea.

Lactobacillus

Q.Is lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus vegan/ dairy free?
Some products of lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus contain dairy products and may not be suitable for vegans. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is lactobacillus good or bad/pathogenic?
Lactobacillus is a group of ‘good' bacteria that provide several health benefits. It is not among the disease causing (pathogenic) bacteria

Q.Is lactobacillus and Lactobacillus acidophilus same?
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species of lactobacillus bacteria. Their role as a probiotic in the maintenance of good health is the same

Q.Is lactobacillus gram negative?
Lactobacillus is a gram positive bacteria

Q.Is lactobacillus motile?
Certain species or strains of lactobacillus are motile

Q.Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for yeast infections/can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for yeast infections?
Yes. Lactobacillus has been regarded beneficial in the treatment of yeast infections of the vagina

Q.Can I take Lactobacillus acidophilus for bad breath?
The benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus in improving bad breath have not been established

Q.How long can I take acidophilus for?
The duration of treatment with lactobacillus/Lactobacillus acidophilus depends upon the condition being treated and is decided by the doctor

Q.Can you take lactobacillus with antibiotics?
Concomitant use of lactobacillus with antibiotics can lower its effectiveness. Products containing lactobacillus should be taken at least 2 hours before or after antibiotics

Q.Does lactobacillus cause/produce gas?
Yes. Gas and bloating is a side effect of lactobacillus. In most cases these mild side effects subside with continued use

Q.Does lactobacillus cause UTI?
Lactobacillus is not known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI)

Q.Does Lactobacillus casei contain casein?
Lactobacillus casei is one of the species of lactobacillus and is used a probiotic. Some products of lactobacillus contain dairy products and may contain casein. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Does lactobacillus create CO2/produce alcohol?
Yes. Lactobacillus may produce carbon dioxide gas and alcohol as a part of its normal cellular process (metabolism)

Q.Does Lactobacillus acidophilus need to be refrigerated?
Dairy based Lactobacillus acidophilus products may need refrigeration. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand for instructions.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)