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Composition for Racotil Products

Racotil Products are primarily used for

About Racotil Products

Uses of Racotil Products

Racecadotril is used in the treatment of diarrhea. It is used, when fluid and dietary measures are not sufficiently effective to control diarrhoea.

Racotil Products side effects


Side Effects of Racotil are Vomiting, Fever.

How Racotil Products work

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 loss from the body in diarrhoea.

In Depth Information for Racotil Products

Expert advice for Racotil Products

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

Patient Concerns about Racotil Products

Frequently asked questions about Racotil Products

Frequently asked questions about Racecadotril

Q. Are any interactions of Racotil seen with other medicine?
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Q. How does Racotil work?
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.
Q. How long should Racotil be used?
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.
Q. Is Racotil a novel anti-diarrheal?
Racotil is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Q. Is Racotil is over the counter (OTC) medicine?
Racotil is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.
Q. Does Racotil reduce stool output?
Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.
Q. Can Racotil be used alone?
It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
Q. Is Racotil used for loose motion?
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.

Products for Racotil

Racotil 100mg Capsule
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