Econorm 250 MG Capsule
Econorm capsule is used to treat diarrhea caused due to infection and antibiotic. Econorm is manufactured by DR REDDYS and this drug consists of 250 mg of Saccharomyces Boulardii. This medication works by decreasing the excessive secretion of electrolytes and water in the gut.
This capsule is also known as Probiotic. This Probiotic is an organism that helps in fighting the organisms which cause us illnesses within the gut like bacteria and yeast. Taking the necessary precautions is always better than consuming a tablet without any precautions.
Being precautious can save you from the side effects of this capsule. First of all, be honest with your doctor. Inform your doctor about all the medicines and supplements you consume, if any pre-existing diseases, current medical conditions, etc.
Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:
Severe Allergic Reaction
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is safe for pregnant women.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is safe for breastfeeding women.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Yes, you can drive after taking this pill.
Does this affect kidney function?
Patients who have impaired kidney function should not take this pill as it can lead to more kidney problems.
Does this affect liver function?
Patients who have impaired liver function should not take this pill as it can lead to more liver problems, including liver failure.
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of effect lasts for anywhere between 12 and 16 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action occurs anytime between 1.5 – 3 hours after taking it.
Is it habit forming?
There are no habit forming tendencies reported with this pill.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose, you should take one as soon as you remember that you’ve missed the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If you have overdosed on the pill, you must consult your doctor immediately. Certain signs of overdose include confusion, chest pains, blurred vision and rash.
This drug is known as ‘probiotic’. It is an organism that aids in fighting off organisms that cause diseases within the gut such as yeast and bacteria.
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Mansour-Ghanaei, F., Dehbashi, N., Yazdanparast, K., and Shafaghi, A. Efficacy of saccharomyces boulardii with antibiotics in acute amoebiasis. World J Gastroenterol. 2003;9(8):1832-1833.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12918131
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