Information about Racecadotril
Generic Name : Racecadotril
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Racecadotril are provided here.
Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
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ICD Code : Y53.6
Therapeutic Classification : Antidiarrheals
Trade Names/Brand Names of Racecadotril
Hidrasec, Racedot, Tiorfan, Tiorfix
Why is Racecadotril Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is an oral enkephalinase inhibitor, prescribed for diarrhea.
When should Racecadotril not be taken? (Contraindications)
What is the dosage of Racecadotril?
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg 3 times/day for ≤7 days.
How should Racecadotril be taken?
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
What are the warnings and precautions for Racecadotril?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney impairment, intestinal disorders, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What are the side effects of Racecadotril?
Vomiting, nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, thirst, vertigo and headache.
What are the other precautions for Racecadotril?
Avoid excess dosage.
What are the storage conditions for Racecadotril?
Store it at room temperature.
Last Updated : August 11, 2022