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Zomatril 30 MG Powder

Manufactured byFdc Ltd.
ContainsRacecadotril
Description

Zomatril 30 MG Powder is an antidiarrheal medicine which is used for the treatment of acute diarrhea. This treatment should be continued until the frequency of stools reached to normal. This medicine should be discontinued if any symptoms of skin reactions appear.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zomatril 30 MG Powder

  • Tonsilitis
  • Skin rash
  • swelling of face and lips
  • Headache
  • Difficulty to breath
  • Swelling of eye or eyelid
  • Urinary retention
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Hives and redness of skin
  • Itching

Uses of Zomatril 30 MG Powder

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 amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • 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 if you have a known allergy to racecadotril or any other inactive ingredient present in 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

This medicine is not effective in severe diarrhea patients and also in antibiotic-associated diarrhea patients.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended in the children for less than 3 months since the safety and efficacy are not clinically established

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

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 all your 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
This medicine works by decreases the movement of fluids from the stomach and intestine. The reduced bowel activity makes the food stay longer in the intestine resulting in increased absorption of water and symptoms of diarrhea are relieved.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antidiarrheals

Schedule

Schedule H

An overview of clinical studies with racecadotril in adults. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10717506

[Internet]. Arcjournals.org. 2020 [cited 20 March 2020]. Available from:

https://www.arcjournals.org/pdfs/ijcclm/v2-i2/1.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 16 Apr 2020

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