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  • Product Name: Hidrasec
  • Dosage Form: Sachet
  • Manufacturer: Abbott Pharma
  • Ingredients: Racecadotril
  • Benefits: Stop Diarrhea.

Experiencing the discomfort of acute diarrhea? Hidrasec sachets can be your quick and effective solution. This convenient, sachet dose formula provides fast relief from watery stools and helps restore your normal gut function.

Here’s what makes Hidrasec Sachets stand out

  • Targeted Relief: Hidrasec contains Racecadotril, a medication specifically designed to reduce excess fluid secretion in your intestines, leading to firmer stools and quicker recovery from diarrhea.
  • Fast-Acting Formula: The convenient dose sachet allows for easy and mess-free administration. The medication starts working quickly to alleviate your symptoms.
  • Gentle on Your System: Hidrasec is formulated to be gentle on your digestive system, making it suitable for adults and children (over 3 months old) experiencing acute diarrhea.

How to Use Hidrasec Sachets?

  1. Empty the contents of one sachet into a full or half glass of water.
  2. Stir well until the powder dissolves completely.
  3. Drink the entire solution immediately.

Hidrasec come in a handy sachet and tablet format dose, but knowing the right amount to take is key. Here’s a breakdown of how much Hidrasec you’ll need to fight off that unwelcome guest – acute diarrhea:

  • Adults: For grown-ups battling diarrhea, the recommended dose is 100mg, which conveniently translates to one tablet of Hidrasec, three times a day.
  • Children (over 3 months old): Little ones need a more precise approach. The recommended dosage for children is 1.5mg per kilogram of body weight, taken three times a day. The Hidrasec sachet comes in a 10 mg sachet which is approximately equal to the average child weight. Please always ask your pharmacist or doctor for more customized dosage that are both safe and effective.  

Hidrasec Sachet Side Effects

Hidrasec sachet is generally considered safe to use and in most cases it may not cause any side effects but like any other medication, this one may also cause side effects in some people. Here is the list of Hidrasec sachet side effects; 

  • Headache: This is the most common side effect reported with Hidrasec, although it usually mild and temporary.
  • Rash and Skin Redness: Some individuals may experience a skin rash or redness after taking Hidrasec. If you experience any skin reactions, discontinue use and consult your doctor.
  • Uncommon Side Effects: Less frequent side effects include tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils), pruritus (generalized itching), and urticaria (hives).
  • Not Known: Serious skin reactions, including angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat), have been reported in very rare cases with medications containing Racecadotril (the active ingredient in Hidrasec).

Alternatives to Hidrasec Sachets

Limited alternatives exist in Pakistani market. Here’s a table comparing Hidrasec with some top-quality alternatives available in Pakistan:

Feature Hidrasec (Abbott) Raceda Sachet (Highnoon) Recada Sachet (Sami) Hilrace 10mg (Hilton)
Active Ingredient Racecadotril Racecadotril Racecadotril Racecadotril
Dosage (per sachet) 10mg (Children) 10mg 10mg 10mg
Price (16 sachets) Not Available PKR 560 PKR 480 PKR 389

FAQs with Short Answers

  • Hidrasec 10 mg sachet How much water? Mix the contents of one 10mg sachet with a glass of water.
  • How to use Hidrasec 10 mg sachet? Empty the sachet contents into a glass of water, stir well, and drink the entire solution immediately.
  • What is Hidrasec used for? Hidrasec is used for the symptomatic relief of acute diarrhea in adults and children (over 3 months old).
  • When is the best time to take Hidrasec? Hidrasec can be taken with or without food. However, it’s important to stay hydrated throughout the day, especially during diarrhea episodes.
  • Can Hidrasec be taken with antibiotics? Normally it can be take along with antibiotic like Novidat if the diarrhea is caused by bacterial infection but it is better to consult your doctor before taking Hidrasec along with antibiotics or any other medications.
  • What is Hidrasec Sachet Price in Pakistan? The current price of this full pack containing 16 sachets is around 1480 PKR but this may change with time. 

Important Pharmacist Advice

  • Hidrasec is for symptomatic relief of acute diarrhea and should not be used for long-term treatment.
  • Always consult your doctor or chat with your pharmacist before using Hidrasec, especially if you have any underlying medical conditions or are taking other medications.
  • Hidrasec sachets are not a substitute for rehydration therapy. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration during diarrhea episodes.
  • For optimal results, take Hidrasec three times a day at consistent intervals. Continue this regimen until your diarrhea symptoms subside completely.


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