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Cadotril 100mg Capsule

10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 163.60
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Cadotril 100 MG Description

Cadotril capsule is commonly prescribed to treat acute diarrhoea in infants and children. The medication is preferred when the fluids and dietary measures cannot help. The medication retents the amou

nt of salt and water from the stools. Take the capsules in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Before starting the treatment, give a detailed account of your medical history and allergies. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital if you observe any severe side effects.


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Offer Price₹143.97
You Save₹19.63 (12% on MRP)
ContainsRacecadotril(100.0 Mg)
Usesacute diarrhoea
Side effectsnausea, constipation, headache, abdominal discomfort, bloating, vomiting
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Uses of Cadotril 100 MG

  • Acute diarrhoea

Contraindications of Cadotril 100 MG

  • Allergy to racecadotril or any other excipient
  • Patients with inflammatory bowel disease
  • Patient with a history of blood in stools

Side effects of Cadotril 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Bloating

Precautions and Warnings of Cadotril 100 MG



Can a Cadotril capsule be taken during pregnancy?
This medication is not intended to be used in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Can we take a Cadotril capsule during breastfeeding?
This medication is not intended to be used in women.


Can I drive if I have taken the Cadotril capsule?
It is only intended to be used in children.


Can I consume alcohol after taking the Cadotril capsule?
The medication is only for children.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child is suffering from intestinal bleeding
  • You are allergic to racecadotril or any other excipient
  • You are below 2 years of age
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Cadotril 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Cadotril contains racecadotril, which, when administered, breaks down into thiorphan. This thiorphan works as an anti-secretary medicine and reduces the amount of secretion in the intestine, and reduc...
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Directions for Use of Cadotril 100 MG

  • Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the capsule in half
  • Swallow the capsule as a whole with a glass of water
  • Do not stop the medication treatment if your symptoms decrease
  • Do not open the capsule or remove the content of the capsules

Interactions of Cadotril 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Racedoril may interact with ACE inhibitors therefore should be used with caution

Storage and disposal of Cadotril 100 MG

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused capsules or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications

Dosage of Cadotril 100 MG


Overdosing can result in constipation, vomiting and nausea. Report to your doctor immediately in such cases.

Missed a Dose

If you missed the dose, the medication should be taken as soon as you remember. Make sure you keep the proper time between two doses. If the time interval for the second dose is near, avoid the previo...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can a Cadotril capsule be given to my child if he suffers from watery stools and fever?

A: Do not Cadotril capsule if your child has a fever and loose stools, as it can indicate a presenting infection. Consult your doctor before giving this medication to your child.

Q: Can I use the Cadotril capsule if my child has lactose intolerance?

A: No, do not use this medication in lactose-intolerant patients, as this medication contains lactose.

Q: Can I use the Cadotril capsule if my child is one year old and suffering from diarrhoea?

A: Do not use cadotril in children below two years of age.
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Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 10:55 AM (IST)
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