Diatril

Diatril Mechanism of Action

racecadotril

Manufacturer:

XL Lab

Distributor:

Remed

Marketer:

Ambica
Full Prescribing Info
Action
Pharmacology: Racecadotril is an antidiarrheal drug which acts as a peripherally acting enkephalinase inhibitor. Racecadotril has an antisecretory effect and it reduces the secretion of water and electrolytes into the intestine.
Pharmacokinetics: Racecadotril is administered by the oral route, is well absorbed from the intestinal tract and is rapidly converted to its active metabolite thiorphan. Peak plasma levels are attained in about an hour and half life of the drug is three hours.
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