Manufacturer: FDC (Lumina)
Trade name: Zomatril
Strength: 30 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: Zomatril 30 mg tablet is used for acute diarrhoea.
How to use: Zomatril 30 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.
Dosage: Racecadotril dose for diarrhea: 100 mg three times daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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