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Decotram 50mg Capsule

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Decotram 50mg Capsule is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to manage persistent, moderate to severe chronic pain that requires continuous, around-the-clock treatment.

Decotram 50mg Capsule can be taken with or without food. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, sleepiness, vomiting, nausea, and constipation. If any of these side effects do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Decotram Capsule

  • Moderate to severe pain

Side effects of Decotram Capsule

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 Decotram

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Constipation

How to use Decotram Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Decotram 50mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Decotram Capsule works

Decotram 50mg Capsule is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Decotram 50mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Decotram 50mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decotram 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Consult a doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing problems, or limpness.
Driving
UNSAFE
Decotram 50mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Decotram 50mg Capsule may cause side effects such as drowsiness and blurred vision. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Decotram 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Decotram 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Decotram 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decotram 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Decotram Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Decotram 50mg Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Use only for severe acute pain for not more than 5 days.
  • Prolonged use may result in physical and psychological dependence even at recommended dosages.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Decotram 50mg Capsule.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Your doctor may adjust your dose if you have liver or kidney disease.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Anisole Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Decotram with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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FAQs

Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Decotram 50mg Capsule?

Decotram 50mg Capsule may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. Do not drive or work with tools or machinery if your alertness is affected. It is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.
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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Worth Medicines India Private Limited, # 921- A, Industrial Area Phase 2 Chandigarh, 160002 , India
Country of Origin: India
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