Q. Are any interactions of Redotil seen with other medicine?
No interactions with other medicine have been described in humans.
Q. How does Redotil work?
Redotil 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 Redotil differ from loperamide?
Redotil does not affect motility as compared to Loperamide. It means less chance of developing rebound constipation.
Q. How long should Redotil be used?
Take Redotil 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 Redotil be used in adults?
No, it should be used in children less than 13 years.
Q. Is Redotil a novel anti-diarrheal?
Redotil is a medicine which rapidly inhibits excessive intestinal secretion without causing constipation and without any central effect.
Q. Is Redotil is over the counter (OTC) medicine?
Redotil is not an over the counter medicine. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by registered medical practitioner.
Q. Does Redotil reduce stool output?
Yes, it helps to reduce the stool output.
Q. Can Redotil be used alone?
It should always be used together with oral rehydration therapy (ORS).
Q. Is Redotil used for loose motion?
Yes. Redotil is used for the treatment of loose motion in children over three months of age. Don't use Redotil, if the child has fever, blood or pus in the stools.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.