FAQs ABOUT LOMOREST 10MG SACHET
What is LOMOREST 10MG SACHET and why is it prescribed?
LOMOREST 10MG SACHET contains Racecadotril which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidiarrheals. It is indicated in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children over 3 months of age along with abundant liquid intake and the usual dietary measures.
How long does it take for LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to work?
LOMOREST 10MG SACHET is taken orally and gets absorbed in the body from intestine and gets converted into its active form and the peak levels in the body are reached within 1 hour of taking it.
Is LOMOREST 10MG SACHET an antibiotic?
No, LOMOREST 10MG SACHET is an antidiarrheal medicine which helps in treating acute diarrhoea by reducing the secretion of water and electrolytes in the intestine without disturbing the movements of the intestines.
What should I inform the child’s doctor before giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to my child?
Before giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child, inform the doctor if your child has kidney or liver disease, sucrose intolerance, blood or pus in stools, fever, chronic diarrhoea or diarrhoea induced by antibiotics, prolonged vomiting and diabetes. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child.
How to give LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to my child?
Always give LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child as directed by the physician. The granules of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET should be added to food or mixed with water in a glass or baby bottle. Mix thoroughly and give immediately to your child. To compensate for the loss of liquid due to your child’s diarrhoea, LOMOREST 10MG SACHET should be used together with an adequate replacement of fluid and salts such as oral rehydration solution. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.