Trade name: Dirasec
Strength: 30 mg
Active ingredient: Racecadotril
Category: Racecadotril peripherally acting enkephalinase inhibitor. It works by reduceing the secretion of water and electrolytes into the intestine.
Pregnancy category: Racecadotril belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Dirasec 30 mg Sachet is used for acute diarrhoea in adults and children over 3 months of age.
How to use: Dirasec 30 mg Sachet is usually given for children from the age 3 months to 12 years. Add the granules from sachets in the water, mix well and give the dose immediately. The dose (one sachet or two sachets) is depend on the severity of condition. It is given 3 times daily. This medicine should not be given more than one week. Follow the directions given by the doctor.
Side Effects: Vomiting, nausea, constipation, stomach ache, thirst, vertigo, headache, angioedema.
Dosage: Racecadotril dose: 1.5 mg per kg 3 times daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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