Econorm Sachet is used for conditions like Inflammatory bowel disease, Acute diarrhea, Recurrent clostridium difficile, Antibiotic associated diarrhea, Traveler's diarrhea, Depression and other conditions.
Probiotics are live microorganisms (bacteria, yeast etc) which when taken by mouth benefit your health by altering the balance of microbes in the intestine.
In probiotic therapy like with Econorm, these beneficial microorganisms are ingested and thereby introduced to the intestinal microbes intentionally. This results in the body having high numbers of good bacteria which fight with harmful bacteria for nutrients and thus starve them off.
Even though Econorm is available as an OTC product, it is important to speak to a doctor and seek medical advice before using it because it may produce different effects on different individuals. Store medicine at normal room temperature, away from heat and direct light.
Do not freeze it unless instructed by the package. Keep the drug away from children and pets. Before using Alprax Tablet, you should inform your doctor about your current medications. Also, some health conditions may make you more prone to the side-effects.
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women must take medical help before using this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is recommended to be careful while driving or doing activities that require alertness as the drug can cause side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, etc.
Does this affect kidney function?
The drug can cause mild to severe side effects to the organ therefore if you have any kidney related illness, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
Overdose of the drug can cause severe harm on the liver. Be cautious while using the medicine and only consume it after the doctor’s approval.
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 8 hours of administering the shot.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within half an hour after the shot is administered.
Is it habit forming?
No. No habit forming tendencies have been reported due to the drug
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Take the medication as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose do not take more in case of a missed dose. Resume your regular dosage pattern that the doctor has prescribed. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor as there is a possibility of experiencing withdrawals.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
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.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Econorm sachet can have negative interactions with certain medications. Speak to your doctor about your current medicines, as well as supplements, before taking it. The following may interact with the Econorm sachet: Diflucan, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, Lamisil, Terbinafine, and Sporanox.
Interaction with Disease
The tablet should be avoided if the patient has any allergies from the ingredients of the drug. Rashes, difficulty breathing, swelling in throat/face/lips are some common symptoms of an allergic reaction.
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