Dolonex Rapid 20Mg Tablet
Dolonex Rapid 20Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of swelling, pain and joint stiffness resulting from arthritis. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). It works by inhibiting the production of certain substances in the body that leads to inflammation.
This medicineis helpful in the management of inflammatory disorders. Dolonex Rapid 20Mg Tablet is also prescribed as a symptomatic treatment of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Also used to treat sunburn.
Take the medication orally after consulting with your doctor. The usual dosage is 1 tablet per day. Avoid lying down immediately after taking this medication. You should take this medication with milk, food or an antacid to prevent stomach problems.
The doctor will prescribe the dose based on your medical condition and how you are responding to the treatment. It is often recommended to take the lowest possible dose to prevent various problems like stomach bleeding and other problems.
Side effects of this medication are stomach problems, drowsiness, nausea and dizziness. You should consult your doctor if these side effects become severe. Dolonex Rapid 20Mg Tablet can also raise your blood pressure. In rare cases, this drug can also result in serious liver problems.
If you see symptoms of liver damage like dark urine, nausea, vomiting, yellow eyes/skin and loss of appetite then consult a doctor immediately. You also need to take certain precautions before taking this medication. You need to inform your doctor about any allergies that you may have before starting a course of this medication.
This drug may also contain certain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions in the body. You should also inform the doctor about any history of blood disorders, anemia and heart conditions before taking this medication.
It is advised to avoid driving or perform any other activity that requires alertness immediately after taking this medication. You should also try to stay off alcohol and tobacco while taking this medication as it increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 48 to 72 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed in 30 min to 1 hour.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.
Is It safe with alcohol?It is found to be unsafe to consume along with this medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?This medicine might affect the consciousness of the patient, thus driving must be avoided.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be taken in patients with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dolonex Rapid 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsThe missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
Overdose instructionsA doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of this medication is suspected.
This medication belongs to Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) group. It works as an analgesic by inhibiting the prostaglandin synthesis which is essential to sensitize the afferent nerves to induces pain. This medication works as an anti-inflammatory by inhibiting the prostaglandins synthesis which are mediators of inflammation.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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WarfarinThese medications may increase the risk of bleeding if taken together. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any pain medications or if you have any bleeding disorder. An alternate class of medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
CorticosteroidsUse with caution as this combination will increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.
FluoroquinoloneThese medications may increase the central nervous system stimulation and causes tremors, involuntary body movements, and seizures. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antibiotics belongs to fluoroquinolones. Consider the alternate class of medicine based on the clinical condition.
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitorsThis medication may alter the effect of antihypertensives, therefore should be used with caution. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antihypertensives like captopril, enalapril, benazepril. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. Any changes in the blood pressure should be informed to the doctor. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
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Gastrointestinal ToxicityThis medication and other NSAIDs should be taken after consulting a doctor especially if the intended duration is longer than a month. Any symptom indicating ulceration and bleeding like chronic indigestion, coffee-colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.
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