Receca is used in the treatment of symptoms of acute diarrhea. It should be used along with abundant liquid intake and dietary measures. This medicine i... View More
Uses of Receca
Side effects of Receca
How to use Receca
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Receca is to be taken with food.
How Receca works
Receca has an anti-secretory effect. It reduces the secretion of water and electrolytes from the intestine. This helps to reduce the amount of fluid los... View More
What if you forget to take Receca?
If you miss a dose of Receca, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Acute diarrhoea Adult: 100 mg tid. Continue treatment until 2 normal stools are recorded. Max duration: 7 days.
Oral Acute diarrhoea Child: 3 mth to 17 yr <9 kg: 10 mg tid; 9 to <13 kg: 20 mg tid; 13-27 kg: 30 mg tid; >27 kg: 60 mg tid. Continue treatmen... View More
Hypersensitivity to Racecadotril, or to any of the excipients.
Mode of Action
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Chronic & antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, bloddy or purulent stools & fever, patients w/ diabetes, renal or liver impairment, cases of prolonged or unc... View More
Headache, tonsillitis, rash, erythema multiforme or nodosum; tongue, face, lip or eyelid oedema; angioedema, urticaria, prurigo, pruritus.