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Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr

Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Isoxsuprine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr is a vasodilator. It helps to widen your blood vessels and increase blood flow. It is used to treat diseases such as Buerger?s disease, Raynaud?s disease, obliterans, arteriosclerosis or cerebrovascular deficiency. Taking Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr has shown to markedly lower the signs of numbing or tingling sensation, cold hands and feet and improve poor memory. Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr is also found in some places under the brand name of Vasodilan.

Possible side effects from using Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr include upset stomach, nausea, dizziness, nervousness. Severe reactions that may require medical supervision include skin rash, difficulty in breathing, swelling, chest pain, rapid or irregular heartbeat. For precautionary reasons also consult your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to one of the ingredients contained within Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr.
  • You are taking any prescriptive or over the counter drugs, vitamins, herbal or dietary supplements.
  • You have bleeding issues.
  • You are allergic to foods, or other substances.
  • You have a history of glaucoma or heart diseases.

The dosage for Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr as prescribed by your doctor varies from person to person. It will be determined by the seriousness of your condition, your previous medical history, your age, height, weight and gender. This medication is available for purchase in 10 mg or 20 mg oral tablet. It is generally taken around three to four times a day with a glass of water. You are advised to get your blood tests done during the period of Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr treatment in order to record the progress and side effects if any. In case you miss a dose take it the moment you remember it. However, if it is already time for the next one do not double dose but skip the missed one. In case of a mishap of drug overdose seek medical help immediately.

Peripheral vascular diseases
Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr is used in conditions like Buerger's disease and Raynaud's disease to improve the blood flow in the blood vessels.
Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr.
Not recommended in patients with postpartum bleeding or any bleeding condition.
In addition to its intended effect, Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Dizziness Major Common
Stomach Pain Major Less Common
Nervousness Moderate Rare
Weakness Moderate Rare
Irregular Heartbeat Moderate Less Common
Flushing Moderate Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically establised.
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action of this medicine is not clinically establised.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
The excretion of this medicine in breast milk is unknown. It is not recommended in pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Duvadilan Retard 40Mg Capsule Sr, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
India
United States
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
Disease
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Antihypertensives Moderate
These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Start with lowest possible dose and increase gradually based on the clinical response. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. It is advised to avoid activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery, driving vehicle, and do not sit or stand up quickly.
Tizanidine Major
These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Inform the doctor if you are receiving antihypertensives. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. The dose of tizanidine should be adjusted based on the clinical condition.
Antipsychotics Moderate
These medicines may lower the blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Start with lowest possible dose and increase gradually based on the clinical response. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. It is advised to avoid activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery, driving vehicle, and do not sit or stand up quickly.

Popular Questions & Answers

1. Can we take deriphyllin retard 150 mg 8 tablets at dinner? 2. What will be the effect of taking 8 tablets at a time?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
1. Can we take deriphyllin retard 150 mg 8 tablets at dinner? 2. What will be the effect of taking 8 tablets at a time?
If you take 8 tablets at a time you will have side effects like shivering , vomiting It can cause fast or irregular heartbeat, make you feel very restless or cause fits

My wife is pregnant .this time is in 25 week Today's his belly near ombligo (dhori) by mistake hardly push to stomach. Then after some time feeling pain. Now I think this belly down. Please suggest something for condition what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My wife is pregnant .this time is in 25 week
Today's his belly near ombligo (dhori) by mistake hardly push to stomach...
For stomach pain take tablet Duvadilan eight hourly if necessary and get an ultrasound obstetrics done to rule out any pathology
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Does sleeping for 8 hours should be continuous. I sleep 5 hours at night and 1.5 hours during the day. Is it enough? My age is 19 and height is 5.85. And I want to go upto 6.1. Can i ? I drink 5 litres of water a day and exercise for 15 mins every day.

MD Hom., Certificate in Food and Nutrition, BHMS, Diploma In Yoga, PGDM
Homeopath, Indore
Does sleeping for 8 hours should be continuous. I sleep 5 hours at night and 1.5 hours during the day. Is it enough? ...
Sleeping around 7-8 hrs is sufficient for an adult person. It can be like sleeping for 6-7 hrs at night will do. Some tips to increase your height: 1.Do Exercise regularly: Spending much time and doing many exercises is not important, as it will not give you efficient output .Every exercise is different and done for different results. Do only stretching exercises that helps you to increase the space between your vertebrae and due to which your height increases. Swimming is also considered a good exercise for increasing height. 2.Take proper sleep: Taking a proper sleep is also important as it is scientifically proven that our body produces more human growth hormone during sleep. You should sleep for 6-8 hours daily. During sleeping body repairs the damaged cells which is equally important. 3.Have proper diet: Have a proper calcium, protein diet, as protein helps in human growth while calcium helps in making bones stronger. Your diet should be balanced with all the essential minerals. Eat enough fruits and drink lots of water. Take 3-4 meals per day but remember that at one time you should not each much as it will affect your growth. 4.Cycling and play games: Cycling is considered to be good exercise for increasing your height. Also playing game such as volleyball, basketball are extremely useful in increasing height of a person. 5.Running: Do jogging or run regularly as it helps in stretching your every part of your body. Running and sprinting is one of the best exercise for increasing height. You must go for running at least 4 times a week. 6. Do Hanging exercise for height increase and tadasana to increase height 7. Calcium: helps our bones to grow and prevents osteoporosis. Consume green veggies and dairy products. 8. Vitamin D: improve bone and muscle growth. Thus, deficiency can stunt the growth. Consume fishes, mushrooms and spend some time under the sun! Have purified fish supplements if you aren?t a fish eater. 9. Proteins: 1 or 2 meals should include proteins like eggs, meat, beans, tofu, etc. Proteins are building blocks for the body. 10. Zinc: chocolates, eggs, peanuts and peas could be some great source for zinc. Deficiency is zinc retards growth for more queries, ask us.

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Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation) - How Homeopathy Can Help?

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation) - How Homeopathy Can Help?

If your child is suffering from mental retardation, homeopathy can help. A system of complementary medicine, homeopathy works on the dictum of ‘like treats like’. It is able to treat some of the toughest disorders and illnesses that allopathy finds hard to contain.

Mental retardation: Definition

  • Mental retardation is a blanket term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language milestones during childhood.
  • The adult manifests a below-normal intellectual capacity too.Such people have an intelligence quotient (IQ) of 70 or below.
  • They usually have developmental disabilities, developmental delay, or learning difficulties.

Signs

These signs should alert parents and spur them to see a doctor-

  1. If your child learns to sit up, to crawl, or to walk later than other children
  2. Trouble speaking and forming words, remembering things, and having trouble understanding social rules
  3. Trouble solving problems
  4. Trouble thinking logically

What needs to be made clear is that poor academic performance by itself is not a sign of mental retardation. It can be due to multifarious reasons like behaviour problems.

Causes of mental retardation

  1. Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome are the most common genetic causes of mental retardation.
  2. Problems during pregnancy and birth
  3. Rubella infection in pregnant mother
  4. Iodine deficiency in mothers
  5. Malnutrition is a common cause of reduced intelligence in children.

Here are some homoeopathic remedies for the treatment of mental retardation. All you have to keep in mind is to treat this article as a guide and take medicines only under the guidance of a certified and trained homeopath.

  1. Abrotanum: This remedy works when your child shows marked emaciation of legs, has ageing, flabby, and loose skin, and he cannot hold up his head.
  2. Baryta carb: This homeopathy remedy is very effective in treating cretinism which is marked by a dwarfish appearance, mental retardation, with swollen abdomen, puffy face, enlarged glands, thick lips and short stature. Such children also show delayed milestones like learning to walk and speak.
  3. Calcarea carb: When your child presents symptoms like obesity, a chalky look with red face, large belly, large head, pale skin, soft bones, increased sweating, mental slowness, de¬layed skills-walking, talking, etc., this remedy is indicated.
  4. Medorrinum: The remedy is prescribed by homeopaths when your child presents symptoms like dullness and sluggishness, extreme forgetfulness, imbecility, impatience, irritability, difficulty in concentration etc. The remedy is very good for treating delusions, hallucinations, and illusions.

There are other things that you as a parent can do to help your intellectually disabled child like learn everything you can about intellectual disabilities. This way you can guide your child to live a near-normal life successfully. Also get your child involved in group activities like art classes, drawing etc. This will help him learn social skills and become more independent.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Homeopathy And Mental Disorder!

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Homeopathy And Mental Disorder!

If your child is suffering from mental retardation, homeopathy can help. A system of complementary medicine, homeopathy works on the dictum of ‘like treats like’. It is able to treat some of the toughest disorders and illnesses that allopathy finds hard to contain.

Mental retardation: Definition

  1. Mental retardation is a blanket term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language milestones during childhood.
  2. The adult manifests a below-normal intellectual capacity too. Such people have an intelligence quotient (IQ) of 70 or below.
  3. They usually have developmental disabilities, developmental delay, or learning difficulties.

Signs

These signs should alert parents and spur them to see a doctor-

  1. If your child learns to sit up, to crawl, or to walk later than other children
  2. Trouble speaking and forming words, remembering things, and having trouble understanding social rules
  3. Trouble solving problems
  4. Trouble thinking logically

What needs to be made clear is that poor academic performance by itself is not a sign of mental retardation. It can be due to multifarious reasons like behaviour problems.

Causes of Mental Retardation

  1. Down syndrome and Fragile X syndrome are the most common genetic causes of mental retardation.
  2. Problems during pregnancy and birth
  3. Rubella infection in pregnant mother
  4. Iodine deficiency in mothers
  5. Malnutrition is a common cause of reduced intelligence in children.

 

ADHD - Most Common Mental Disorder

ADHD or Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder refers to those psychological disorders, which significantly alter a child's behavior and considerably affects his or her relationships with others. This condition is seldom preceded by perceptible symptoms and even when they do, they are difficult to decipher. However some of them are:

  1. Self-centered: Those children who suffer from the attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome tend to be encapsulated in their own subjectivity. Though this does seem harmless apparently, this tendency may lead them to be insensitive to other's needs and wants.
  2. Emotional outbursts: ADHD makes children extremely susceptible to frequent emotional outbursts and makes them erratic.
  3. Difficulty in concentration: Children who suffer from ADHD face extreme difficulty in concentrating or focusing on things. Many a times they fail to repeat what was told to them.

Autism - Mental Disorder

Autism, sometimes also classified as part of the Autism Spectrum disorder or ASD is a disorder of brain development, which will affect a child's capability to interact socially, in communicating through verbal and nonverbal means as well as exhibit repetitive behaviors. Some severe cases of these behaviors may also result in self-harm as well. 

Other than this some other characteristics may be:

  1. Major to minor difficulties in motor coordination
  2. Intellectual disabilities
  3. Attention problems
  4. Gastrointestinal problems
  5. Sleep related problems among others

How homeopathy can help

Conventional medicine is mostly used to treat some of the symptoms but is never used to cure or provide remedies for a mental disorder. A proper professional homeopath will be able to guide you to get the best results for your child and reduce all the problems of the respective disorder, if not outright cure it. 

After a case taking and proper evaluation of the case the homeopath decides which remedy is to be given. Results are quick and the changes in the children are seen fast.

?There are other things that you as a parent can do to help your intellectually disabled child like learn everything you can about intellectual disabilities. This way you can guide your child to live a near-normal life successfully. Also get your child involved in group activities like art classes, drawing etc. This will help him learn social skills and become more independent.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy

MBBS, DGO, MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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Hello everyone, I am Dr Archana Prabhu. I am an Obstetrician and gynaecologist, practicing in MUmbai. Today I will like to discuss about Thyroid Problems.

What is Thyroid?

Thyroid is a small endrocrine gland situated in front of the sound box, in the middle of the neck. 

Why is it so important?

The importance of thyroid gland is that it controls our metabolism. It controls the heart rate, skin thickness, texture. It controls our brain, mood, nervous systems, hair and so many other things are controlled by Thyroid. Any thing goes wrong with thyroid. If secretion becomes more, we call it as hyperthyroidism or if secretion become less, we call it as hypothyroidism. THere are problems, out of these problems, 75% of the problems are Hypothyroidism. THat means the secretion through thyroid glands are sub normal. So, I would like to discuss Hypothyroidism.

What happens in Hypothyroidism and how do we come to know that we are suffering from this problem?

Usual problems are;

  • Excessive weight gain
  • Sudden weight gain
  • Swelling in the feet or legs
  • Depression
  • Irritation
  • Lethargic
  • Constipation
  • Dry skin problem
  • Hair loss
  • Difficulty in conceoption
  • Menstrual issues

What happens when patient's thyroid levels are not under control or they are Hypothyroid during pregnancy?

In this case, th baby at its very early stage are exposed to the level of hypothyroidism. There are chances of abortion. In case the pregnancy continues, the baby may develop many complications like, at birth, this baby might be having growth issues i.e, growth retardation.

  • This baby may have jaundice.
  • This baby may develop short stretcher
  • Poor growth
  • Cardiac issues

The very important part here is that mental development of the baby gets affacted by thyroid level. It has been seen when the baby is exposed to low secretion thyroid level in the early months, they develop mental retardation or low IQ.

I dont think that any of the mother would liek to have this kind of baby, that too because of the small thing which she could have checked and be treated and could easily escape from such a complications. Now, they are certain problems which can go really wrong with the mother also if she has hypothyroidism and the levels are not under control. LIke the blood pressure, she may get into preeclampsia. The mother who is suffering from Hypothyroidism are at risk of developing some kind of cardiac problems.

So, friends the important point here is to check thyroid level in your early month of pregnancy. There are levels which are T3, T4 and TSH. Check thema nd if they are shwoing any kind of abnormality, the tablet is started immediately. It is a very small tablet can be taken anytime empty stomach. Throughout the pregnnacy, every 4-6 weeks we have to keep checking thyroid levels and according to pregnancy month, the levels of thyroid are different for the three trimesters.

We have to keep the levels in that particular level. So the dose adjustment and regular checkup are really important. THis can control teh complications and can save the baby and the mother.

If you need any other information, you can contact me through Lybrate.

Thank you.

 

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Instructions for People With Acute Low Back Pain

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Instructions for People With Acute Low Back Pain

NSTRUCTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH ACUTE LOW BACK PAIN

  • The simple rule is that if bending forward has been the cause of over stretching, bending backward should rectify this problem and reduce any resultant distortion. You must restore the lordosis slowly and with caution, never quickly or with jerky movements. You must allow some time for the distorted joint to regain its normal shape and position: a sudden or violent movement may retard this process, increase the strain in and around the affected joint, and thus result in an increase of low back pain .
  • Remember, when commencing the exercises, some increase of mid line low back pain can be expected. Some exercises will only be effective when you actually move into the pain while exercising. You should feel some pain when doing these exercises, but you should never have a lasting increase in pain which remains present the following day.When in acute pain, you must, apart from exercising, make certain adjustments in your daily activities. These adjustments forma very important aspect of self-treatment. If you do not follow the instructions given below, you will unnecessarily delay the healing process. This is entirely your responsibility.Maintain your lumbar lordosis at all times. 
  • Slouched sitting and bending forward as in touching the toes will only increase the pressure in the joints, stretch and weaken the supporting structures,and lead to further damage in the low back. If you slouch you will have discomfort and pain. 

Good posture is the key to spinal comfort. Sit as little as possible, and then for short periods only. 

  • If you must sit, choose a firm, high chair with a straight back, make sure that you have an adequate lordosis, and use a lumbar roll to support the low back. Avoid sitting on a low, soft couch with the legs straight out in front as in sitting up in bed or in the bath; both these situations force you to lose the lordosis. When getting up from the sitting position, you should attempt to maintain the lordosis: move to the front of the seat, stand up by straightening the legs and avoid bending forward at the waist.
  • Drive the car as little as possible; it is better to be a passenger than to drive yourself. If you must drive, your seat should be far enough back from the steering wheel to allow you to drive with your arms relatively straight. 
  • With the arms straight, your upper body is held back and you are prevented from slouching; this allows full benefit to be obtained from the lumbar roll, which should always be used when driving. Avoid activities which require bending forward or stooping. Many activities can be modified adequately to enable maintenance of the lordosis. It is possible to maintain the correct posture when vacuuming in the standing position; it is also possible to maintain a correct lordosis by going down on all fours when gardening, making beds, etc.
  • If you have acute low back pain, you should not lift at all. If you must lift, you should avoid objects that are awkward to handle or heavier than 30 pounds (15 kg). At all times you must use the correct lifting technique.
  •  If you are uncomfortable at night, you may benefit from a supportive roll around your waist. For most people, it is recommended that the mattress should not be too hard but well supported by a firm base.
  •  If your bed sags, slats or a sheet of plywood between mattress and base will straighten it, or else you can have the mattress placed on the floor.When getting up from lying, you should keep your back in lordosis: tum on one side, draw both knees up, drop the feet over the edge of the bed, raise yourself to the sitting position by pushing your upper body up with your hands, and avoid bending forward at the waist. Stand up from sitting as described before.
  • Avoid coughing and sneezing while you are sitting or bending forward. You should stand and bend backward if you are forced to cough or sneeze.Avoid those positions and movements which initially caused your problems. You must allow some time for healing to take place.
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Ways To Treat Thyroid Dysfunction!

MD - Microbiology, MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Ways To Treat Thyroid Dysfunction!

Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland situated at the base of the front of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Hormones produced by the thyroid gland do everything from maintaining your heart rate to regulating your body temperature to controlling your body weight. 

Millions of people worldwide suffer from thyroid dysfunction and several don't know about it. This is primarily because people don't tend to link the common symptoms first with a thyroid disease. Some people suffer from mood swings, trouble with memory, weight gain or fatigue, all of which they look upon individually as a problem and hence not piecing together the puzzle of their real medical condition. Here are a few insights that'll help you cope:

How does the thyroid gland work: About 85% of the hormone produced by our thyroid gland is T4, which is an inactive form of the hormone. After T4 is made, a small amount of is converted into T3, which is the active form of thyroid hormone. T3 is then converted to free T3 or reverse T3. It is the free T3 that forms the base of thyroid functions. 

What is hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, accounts for 90% of all thyroid imbalances. The signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism develop slowly, often over a number of years, which is why it is often missed from regular treatment charts. For instance, fatigue and weight gain are often attributed to stress, lifestyle changes and natural ageing process. But as time goes by, some of the symptoms show a higher level of manifestation like muscle weakness, elevated blood cholesterol, thinning hair, puffy face, hoarse voice and slowed heart rate. 

If left untreated, hypothyroidism may lead to goiter (enlarged thyroid), increased memory problems, low blood pressure, decreased breathing and in extreme cases, unresponsiveness and coma. 
This disease may also occur in newborns, infants and children. Symptoms include excessive sleepiness, poor muscle tone and constipation. It is important to diagnose and treat it early, as in severe cases it may lead to mental and / or physical retardation. In children and teens, it can result in stunted growth, and delayed puberty.

What is hyperthyroidism: It's the opposite of hypothyroidism, which means in this case the thyroid overproduces hormones. Common symptoms include lack of sleep, weakness, irregular heartbeat, elevated blood pressure and hand tremors. While genetics are partially responsible for it, it is also triggered by autoimmune disorder. Hyperthyroidism can be treated with medication, radioactive iodine (not the first or best choice as it harms white cells too) and surgery. Keeping a focus on your calcium and sodium intake is crucial to curb the disorder.

Treatments: Conventional treatments rely mainly on drugs and surgery. Alternative treatments involve diet and lifestyle changes. Taking multivitamins, going gluten free, getting a good night sleep, and reducing stress is all said to help heal your thyroid gradually. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.

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