Dolowin 100 MG Tablet
Dolowin 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Dolowin 100 MG Tablet works by blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage, causing pain, swelling and inflammation. It eases pain and reduces inflammation. This medicine should not be given during pregnancy or to mothers that are breastfeeding. Is not recommended for children. This drug is available in tablet form and is taken orally.
Dolowin 100 MG Tablet has side effects including diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, constipation, vomiting, skin rashes etc. If the side effects are severe or persistent it is advisable to consult your doctor.
You should not be taking Dolowin 100 MG Tablet if –
- You are allergic to Dolowin 100 MG Tablet or other anti-inflammatory pain killers.
- You ever had a problem with stomach or duodenal bleeding, such as an ulcer.
- You have a heart condition or impaired kidney or liver function.
- You are pregnant of breastfeeding a baby.
- You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.
Alcohol should not be consumed with this medicine. Dolowin 100 MG Tablet interacts with certain other medicines like lithium, digoxin, corticosteroids and antihypertensives and certain diseases like asthma, gastro-intestinal toxicity.
The usual dose for Dolowin 100 MG Tablet is 100 mg tablet taken twice daily, preferably in the morning and evening. It can be taken with food or after food. Drinking an adequate amount of water minimises chances of indigestion and stomach irritations. The duration and amount of medicine should be followed as per the doctor’s prescription.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.
BleedingDolowin 100 MG Tablet is not recommended if you are suffering from any bleeding disorder. It could cause severe swelling and bleeding in the stomach, colon, and anus.
How long is the duration of effect?This medicine is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 12 to 16 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 3 hours after oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dolowin 100 MG 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 Dolowin 100 MG Tablet is suspected. Signs and symptoms of overdose include rashes on the skin, confusion, pain in the chest, blurred vision etc. Immediate medical attention is needed if an overdose is confirmed.
Dolowin 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that helps relieve pain. Prostaglandins are responsible for pain, inflammation, swelling and fever. Aceclofenac inhibits the action of cyclooxygenase in the brain which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.
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 Disease
Gastrointestinal ToxicityDolowin 100 MG Tablet 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, appearance of coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.
Impaired Kidney FunctionDolowin 100 MG Tablet should be taken after consulting a doctor if you suffering from a kidney disease. Suitable adjustment in dosage and monitoring of kidney functions is required in such situations.
Interaction with Alcohol
EthanolThis medicine should not be consumed with alcohol. Symptoms of stomach bleeding (such as the presence of dried and coffee colored blood in cough or stools) should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
LithiumThis combination is not recommended due to the risk of increase in the lithium levels which may lead to adverse effects .Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.
DigoxinThis combination is not recommended as it increases the Digoxin levels in the body. This in turn leads to an increase in Digoxin's effects on the heart. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.
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.
AntihypertensivesIf you are taking Antihypertensives with Dolowin 100 MG Tablet, then you are at increased risk of kidney damage. This interaction is more likely to happen in the elderly population. Regular monitoring of kidney function is necessary. Advised to maintain adequate hydration and food intake.
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