Symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhoea in adult & complementary in infant (>3 mth) & in childn together w/ oral rehydration & the usual support measures, when these measures alone are insufficient to control the clinical condition & when causal treatment is not possible. If causal treatment is possible, racecadotril can be administered as a complementary treatment.
Adult cap Adult Initially 1 cap, then 1 cap tds. Treatment should not be >7 days. Childn granules for oral susp Childn >27 kg Two 30-mg sachets tds; childn 13-27 kg One 30-mg sachet tds; childn ≥13 kg 1.5 mg/kg/dose (1-2 sachets tds). Infant granules for oral susp Infant 9-13 kg Two 10-mg sachets tds; infant <9 kg One 10-mg sachet tds; childn <13 kg 1.5 mg/kg/dose (1-2 sachets tds).
May be taken with or without food: Cap: Take preferably before the main meals. Granules for oral susp: May be mixed w/ food or dispersed in a glass of water or into a feeding-bottle. Mix thoroughly & take immediately after prep.
Hypersensitivity. Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.