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Dotril 10mg Sach 1gm

By APEX LABORATORIES PRIVATE LIMITED
1g Oral Powder in Sachet
MRP 7.50
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Dotril 10 MG Description

Dotril Oral Powder is used for the treatment of acute diarrhoea (sudden diarrhoea which lasts for less than 2 weeks). It contains racecadotril as an active ingredient. It works by reducing the secret

ions of the gastrointestinal tract and thereby stops diarrhoea. This medicine is not meant to be used for diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use or any other conditions. This medicine should not be used for more than 7 days. If diarrhoea persists for more than 7 days, consult your doctor. Avoid taking if you have diarrhoea with blood or bacterial infection, causing diarrhoea. Inform the doctor about the other medicines you are taking before starting with the medicine. You should avoid excess spices, oils and sugars in the food, while on this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids and water to stay hydrated.

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Product Summary

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ContainsRacecadotril(10.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsHeadache, rashes, itching, dizziness
TherapyANTI-DIARRHOEAL
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uses

Uses of Dotril 10 MG

Dotril Oral Powder is used for the treatment of acute diarrhoea.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dotril 10 MG

If you are allergic to racecadotril or any of the ingredients of Dotril Oral Powder.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dotril 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling sick
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dotril 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dotril Oral Powder during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should not take this medicine as it is unsafe during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dotril Oral Powder while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding as there is limited information available on the safety of Dotril Oral Powder during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dotril Oral Powder?
A:
Dotril Oral Powder 100 capsule does not affect your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dotril Oral Powder?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. It is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea due to the use of antibiotics.
  • You find bloodstains in stool and fever, immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are suffering from kidney or liver disease.
  • You are suffering from prolonged or uncontrolled vomiting.
  • You experience skin reactions, the doctor may discontinue the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dotril 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Dotril Oral Powder shows an antisecretory effect. It decreases the excessive secretion of water and electrolytes from intestine in the lumen and thus helps in minimizing the number of motions and flui...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dotril 10 MG

  • Take Dotril Oral Powder as a whole with a sufficient amount of water preferably before the main meal.
  • You should take this medicine for the dose and duration it is prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not take this medicine for more than 7 days.
interactions

Interactions of Dotril 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Dotril Oral Powder and antihypertensive medicines like captopril, enalapril, lisinopril should be avoided as they can interfere with the activity of each other.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, supplement or herbal preparation you are taking before starting the treatment with the Dotril.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dotril 10 MG

  • Store this medicine at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight of children and pets.
  • Try to keep it in original packaging to protect it from moisture.
dosage

Dosage of Dotril 10 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Dotril Oral Powder and you experience undesirable effects, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any precautions I need to take during the treatment with the Dotril Oral Powder?

A: Yes, you need to tell your doctor if you experience persistent diarrhoea or vomiting, you notice pus or blood in your stool.

Q: What is the use of Dotril Oral Powder?

A: Dotril Oral Powder is used for the treatment of acute diarrhoea. It works by reducing the secretions of the gastrointestinal tract and thereby stops diarrhoea. However, this medicine is not meant to be used for diarrhoea associated with antibiotic use or any other conditions.

Q: When should I take my Dotril Oral Powder?

A: Dotril Oral Powder should be swallowed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water preferably before the main meal. It can be taken at any time of the day as advised by the doctor.

Q: Can we take Dotril Oral Powder with medication used for IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome)?

A: There is no known interaction between Dotril Oral Powder and IBS medicines. However, you should discuss this with the doctor before the simultaneous use of these two medicines.

Q: Why is Dotril Oral Powder given?

A: Dotril Oral Powder is used for the symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhoea.

Q: Is Dotril Oral Powder an antibiotic medicine?

A: No, Dotril Oral Powder is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an antidiarrhoeal medicine used to provide relief from acute diarrhoea or loose motions.

Q: Can I take Dotril Oral Powder for a longer duration?

A: No, do not take it for more than the prescribed duration without consulting a doctor. If you do not feel improvement even after a week of taking this medicine, immediately inform your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DOTRIL
Expires on or After
21/07/2024

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