Lomorest 10mg Sachet 1gm

Diarrhoea Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

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.

Acute diarrhea is a sudden onset of three or more loose stools per day, lasting less than 14 days. Symptoms associated with diarrhoea includes abdominal cramps and pain, nausea, vomiting and severely it may cause blood or pus in the stool.

Before giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child, inform child’s 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 or uncontrolled vomiting and diabetes.

This medicine may cause side effects such as tonsillitis, rash and erythema (skin redness). Consult your child’s doctor if any of the side effects worsens or if your child experiences any unusual effects.        

USES OF LOMOREST 10MG SACHET

  • Treats acute diarrhoea in children over 3 months of age (along with abundant liquid intake and the usual dietary measures)

HOW LOMOREST 10MG SACHET WORKS

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET helps in the treatment of diarrhoea as it has an antisecretory mechanism. It acts on the naturally occurring substances in our body called endogenous opioids (enkephalins) and prevents their degradation which reduces the secretion of water and electrolytes in the intestine without disturbing the movements of the intestines.  

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

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. Do not stop giving the medicine without informing your child’s doctor. 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.

Your child’s doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET for your child depending upon the age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LOMOREST 10MG SACHET

UNCOMMON

  • tonsillitis (inflamed and painful tonsils)
  • rash and erythema (redness)

RARE

Stop giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child and contact doctor immediately if your child experiences any of the following side effects:     

  • signs of angioedema (swollen face, tongue or pharynx, difficulty to swallow, hives and difficulties while breathing)
  • severe skin reactions

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin rash:

Tell your child not to scratch the affected area. Wear protective clothing for your child while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your child’s skin. Consult your child’s doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET is intended for use in children only.

BREASTFEEDING

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET is intended for use in children only.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET does not affect your child’s ability to ride bicycles or drive other vehicles or operate any tools.

KIDNEY

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET should be given with caution to children who have kidney disease. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child.       

LIVER

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET should be given with caution to children who have impaired liver function. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child.      

ALLERGY

Do not give LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child if your child is allergic to Racecadotril or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child, inform child’s doctor if your child:

  • is suffering from chronic diarrhoea or diarrhoea caused by antibiotics
  • is suffering from prolonged or uncontrolled vomiting
  • is suffering from diabetes
  • has intolerance to sucrose
  • has blood or pus in your stools and fever

Use in pediatrics:

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET should be given to children above 3 months of age. Your child’s doctor may adjust the dose based on child’s body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET.     

Use in geriatrics:

LOMOREST 10MG SACHET is intended for use in children only.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug–Drug Interactions:

Before giving LOMOREST 10MG SACHET to your child, inform to child’s doctor if your child has taken or might take any other medicine including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If your child or anyone else accidentally takes too much of LOMOREST 10MG SACHET, consult your child’s doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. 

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Racecadotril
Pharmacological Category :   Oral Enkephalinase Inhibitor
Therapeutic Indication :   Acute diarrhoea in children         
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Powder, Sachet, Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep LOMOREST 10MG SACHET out of reach to children
  • Store at room temperature

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.  

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs for Constipation and Diarrhoea. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 685.

2. Singh N, Narayan S. Racecadotril: A Novel Antidiarrheal. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed Central. October 2008. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035239/

3. Gordon M, Akobeng A. Racecadotril for acute diarrhoea in children: systematic review and meta-analyses. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed Central. March 2016. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4789705/

4. Sophartex. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in July 2015]. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5065.pdf

5. Sophartex. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in July 2015]. [Accessed on 5th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5066.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    RACECADOTRIL 10MG
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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