Hidrasec

Hidrasec

racecadotril

Manufacturer:

Abbott

Distributor:

Abbott
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Racecadotril
Indications/Uses
Cap: Symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea in adults. Granules for susp: Complementary symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea in childn & infants (>3 mth) in combination w/ oral rehydration soln (ORS).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap Initially 1 cap anytime of the day, then, 1 cap tid before main meals. Continued until 2 normal stools are recorded. Treatment duration: 7 days. Granules for susp Childn >27 kg Two 30 mg sachet tid; 13-27 kg One 30 mg sachet tid; infant from 9 to <13 kg Two 10 mg sachet tid; <9 kg One 10 mg sachet tid. Continued until 2 normal stools are recorded. Treatment duration: 7 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Cap: Take preferably before main meals. Granules for susp: Granules may be added to food or dispersed in a small amount of water. Mix well & administer immediately.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Patients who have angioedema w/ ACE inhibitors. Granules for susp: Fructose intolerance, glucose & galactose malabsorption syndrome or sucrase isomaltase deficiency.
Special Precautions
Should not be administered in patients w/ diarrhea caused by invasive bacteria (bloody or purulent stools; fever). Not recommended for antibiotic-associated & chronic diarrhea; long-term treatment. Renal, hepatic & liver impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Cap: Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Granules for susp: Rehydration. Regular feeding (including breastfeeding) should not be interrupted. Monitor fluid intake. Should not be administered in infants w/ prolonged or uncontrolled vomiting. Contains sucrose. Infant <3 mth.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of angioedema w/ ACE inhibitors eg, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, fosinopril, perindopril, ramipril.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A07XA04 - racecadotril ; Belongs to the class of other antidiarrheals.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hidrasec granules for oral susp 10 mg
Packing/Price
16 × 1's (P650.58/box)
Form
Hidrasec granules for oral susp 30 mg
Packing/Price
30 × 1's (P1,449.83/box)
Form
Hidrasec cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
20's (P797.72/pack)
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