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Dentaforce-DT Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Dentaforce-DT Tablet is used for the short term treatment of moderate to severe pain. It effectively alleviates pain, swelling and fever. It should not be used for mild or long-term painful conditions.

Dentaforce-DT Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Dentaforce Tablet DT

Side effects of Dentaforce Tablet DT

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 Dentaforce

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Stomach pain/epigastric pain
    Try to get plenty of rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may relieve the stomach pain. It may help if you eat and drink slowly and have smaller and more frequent meals. Reduce your intake of coffee, tea and alcohol as these can make the pain worse. If you are in a lot of pain, speak to your doctor about possible medication. Your doctor may be able to prescribe some over-the-counter medicines to help reduce the pain.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Indigestion
    Try taking your medicine with a meal or snack, or shortly after eating. It might help to eat smaller and more frequent meals, and to eat and drink slowly. Avoid foods which can irritate your stomach such as carbonated soft drinks, caffeine, fatty and spicy foods, mints and citrus fruits. Quit smoking and alcohol because they increase the symptoms. Do not eat for 3 or 4 hours before going to bed. Try raising the head of your bed at night or use extra pillows. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about medicines that may help, such as antacids, if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Heartburn
    Avoid foods that irritate the stomach such as alcohol, carbonated soft drinks, citrus, coffee, fatty foods or tomatoes. Eat or drink slowly. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. The reason being, large meals fill the stomach and put pressure, causing reflux. Quit smoking if you smoke, lose weight if you are overweight and avoid tight waistbands. Ask your doctor about medicines to treat this condition such as antacids. Do not lie down immediately after eating and wait for at least three hours before lying down after a meal. Raise the head of your bed. Talk to your doctor if your condition does not improve, they may be able to reduce the dosage or switch you to another medicine.
  • Coping with Loss of appetite
    It is important to eat, even if you do not feel like it. You might try switching to smaller meals and frequent snacks. Try eating healthy and nutritious snacks that are high in calories and protein, such as dried fruit and nuts. It is important to drink even if you cannot eat. But, do not fill your stomach with liquid before eating. Eat when you are most hungry. Exercise such as a short walk may also increase your appetite. Talk to your doctor about possible medication or supplements if your condition does not improve.

How to use Dentaforce Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Dentaforce-DT Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dentaforce Tablet DT works

Dentaforce-DT Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dentaforce-DT Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dentaforce-DT Tablet 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
CAUTION
Dentaforce-DT Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dentaforce-DT Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dentaforce-DT Tablet may make you feel dizzy, tired or drowsy, you may also get headaches, visual disturbances, vertigo or have difficulty sleeping. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dentaforce-DT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dentaforce-DT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dentaforce-DT Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Dentaforce-DT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dentaforce-DT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dentaforce-DT Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs or symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Dentaforce-DT Tablet to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Dentaforce-DT Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acetic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
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FAQs

Q. Is Dentaforce an antibiotic or steroid?

No, Dentaforce is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines. It is used to relieve moderate to severe pain and inflammation.

Q. Is Dentaforce a good painkiller?

Dentaforce is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used to provide relief from various sorts of pain, such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in the treatment of different types of arthritis and gout. Along with that, it can be used to reduce pain and inflammation which follows after a surgery.

Q. Is Dentaforce safe?

Dentaforce is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Dentaforce?

If you forget a dose of Dentaforce, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Dentaforce effective?

Dentaforce is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Dentaforce too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What are the side effects of Dentaforce?

Some common side effects associated with Dentaforce include vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion. However, these side effects are usually not bothersome and resolve in some time. If they persist for a longer duration or worry you, consult your doctor.

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