Rontap 100 mg tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Aamorb

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Trade name: Rontap

Strength: 100 mg

Type: Dispersible tablet

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 (No risk in non-human studies).

Uses: Rontap 100 mg tablet is used for acute diarrhoea.

How to use: Rontap 100 mg tablet can be taken with or without food. Dissove the tablet in water, mix well and drink immediately. Continue taking racecadotril until two normal stools. This medicine should not be taken more than one week. Follow the directions given by your doctor.

Side Effects: Vomiting, nausea, constipation, stomach ache, thirst, vertigo, headache, angioedema.

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Dosage: Racecadotril dose for diarrhea: 100 mg three times daily.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016