Darolac Sachet

Introduction

Darolac Sachet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of diarrhea. This medicine is a probiotic and it works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Darolac Sachet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take this medicine along with oral rehydration solution (ORS) as it will help to provide adequate fluid and electrolyte replacement. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Consult a doctor while taking any other medicine especially steroids or antibiotics along with this medicine.

The most common side effects are bloating and flatulence. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Darolac Sachet

  • Diarrhea

Side effects of Darolac Sachet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Darolac

  • Flatulence

How to use Darolac Sachet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Darolac Sachet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Darolac Sachet works

Darolac Sachet is a probiotic. It works by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset after antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Darolac Sachet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Darolac Sachet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Darolac Sachet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Darolac Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Darolac Sachet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Darolac Sachet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Darolac Sachet?

If you miss a dose of Darolac Sachet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.