Hidrasec

Hidrasec Dosage/Direction for Use

racecadotril

Manufacturer:

Abbott

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
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Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Hidrasec Adult: Adults: 1 cap initially regardless of the time of day. Then, 1 cap 3 times daily preferably before the main meals. Treatment should be continued until 2 normal stools are recorded.
Treatment should not exceed 7 days. Long-term treatment with racecadotril is not recommended.
Children: There are specific formulations intended for infants, children and adolescents.
Elderly: Dosage adjustment is not necessary in the elderly (see Pharmacology: Pharmacokinetics under Actions). Caution is advised in patients with hepatic or renal impairment.
Hidrasec Infants: Recommended Dose: Children <13 kg: 1.5 mg/kg/dose (corresponding to 1-2 sachets), 3 times daily at regular intervals; infants 9-13 kg: Two 10-mg sachets 3 times daily; infant <9 kg: One 10-mg sachet 3 times daily.
Hidrasec Children: Recommended Dose: Children >27 kg: Two 30-mg sachets 3 times daily; children 13-27 kg: One 30-mg sachet 3 times daily; children ≥13 kg: 1.5 mg/kg/dose (corresponding to 1-2 sachets), 3 times daily at regular intervals.
The duration of treatment in the clinical trials with children was 5 days. Treatment should be continued until 2 normal stools are recorded. Treatment should not exceed 7 days. Long-term treatment with racecadotril is not recommended. There are no clinical trials in infants <3 months.
Administration: The granules can be added to food, dispersed in a glass of water or in the feeding bottle, mixing well and followed by immediate administration.
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