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Loperamide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Ridol के सारे विकल्प देखें

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Ridol Information

Ridol Benefits & Uses

Ridol is used to treat the following -

Ridol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ridol


Ridol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ridol is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Flatulence Mild
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Allergic reaction

Ridol Related Warnings

Is the use of Ridol safe for pregnant women?

Ridol's side effects for pregnant women are very limited.


Is the use of Ridol safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Ridol. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.


What is the effect of Ridol on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Ridol rarely affect the [Organ].


What is the effect of Ridol on the Liver?

Ridol is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Ridol on the Heart?

Ridol has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Ridol with Other Drugs

Ridol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ridol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ridol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Gastritis
  5. Fever
  6. Ulcerative Colitis

Frequently asked Questions about Ridol

Is this Ridol habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Ridol is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Ridol you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Ridol it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Ridol is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Ridol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ridol

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Ridol with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Ridol

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ridol and alcohol. No research has been done on this.


Ridol से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 12 months पहले

Can Ridol be given to infant.

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS, General Physician

No, Ridol is not given to the infant. It is not approved the drug for treating acute diarrhea under the 12 years of age (infant and children)

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Ridol on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

No, Ridol should not be discontinued without doctors advice if it has been prescribed by your doctor. If you are taking this drug by yourself then it can be discontinued.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Ridol?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Ridol is a brand name of loperamide and it is available in the form of a tablet, capsule, and suspension. It belongs to the class of drug known as antidiarrheal agents. It is mainly used for the preventive (prophylactic) and treatment of acute diarrhea. It is also used in the management of IBS diarrhea.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Ridol without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS, Other

Yes, Ridol can be taken without doctor advice because it is available on prescription as well as over the counter (OTC).

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Ridol?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Take over the counter Ridol after each loose bowel movement. Do not take it more than 6 times in 24 hours. It is not recommended for long-term treatment. However, if it has been prescribed by your doctor then you are advised to take it as per his/her instructions.

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