Ceases Diarrhea, Resets Stomach



Racecadotril 15mg




Drug Class: Oral enkephalinase inhibitors

  • Racecadotril also known as acetorphan, is a well-tolerated antidiarrheal drug.
  • It is an enkephalinase inhibitor with antisecretory and antidiarrheal actions and is effective & safe for treating acute diarrhea.
  • It decreases intestinal hypersecretion and reduces both the severity and duration of diarrhea and the duration of hospitalization
  • Exerts antidiarrheal effects by preventing the breakdown of endogenous enkephalins in the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Racecadotril resolved the symptoms of acute diarrhea rapidly and effectively and produced a more rapid resolution of abdominal symptoms and less constipation than loperamide.