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Racigyl-SB Sachet

Manufactured byMANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsRacecadotril (15 mg) + Saccharomyces Boulardii (2.5 Billion Spores)
Description

Racigyl-SB Sachet is used for the treatment of acute and persistent diarrhea, bacteria or antibiotic-induced diarrhea, etc., in pediatric patients. The treatment should be discontinued if any symptoms of skin reactions appear.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Racigyl-SB Sachet

  • Skin Rash
  • Dry skin
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Tonsilitis
  • Swelling of face and lips
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in breathing

Uses of Racigyl-SB Sachet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Diarrhea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with known allergy to racecadotril, Saccharomyces Boulardii, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Severe diarrhea

Contact your doctor immediately if the diarrhea is not getting controlled or in case of severe chronic diarrhea.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for children aged less than 3 months.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine is not recommended in patients with kidney impairment.

Impaired liver function

This medicine is not recommended in patients with liver impairment.

Severe vomiting

The availability of this medicine is decreased in patients with severe vomiting, therefore not used in patients with severe vomiting.

Skin reactions

This medicine is known to cause mild to moderate skin reactions. The treatment should be discontinued if any symptoms of skin rash appear.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about the use of all current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Follow all the instructions given by your doctor and administer this medicine exactly as advised. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Racecadotril works by decreasing the water and electrolytes secretion in the intestine and shows the antidiarrheal action. Saccharomyces Boulardii restores body-friendly micro-organisms in the intestines.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antidiarrheals, Probiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://biomiicron.in/editor/

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/natural/332.html

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 6 May 2017]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/31232
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Information on this page was last updated on 8 Aug 2019

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