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Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Dicmin Tablet

Dicmin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Feeling thirsty
  • Dizziness

How to use Dicmin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dicmin Tablet works

Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Paracetamol, which relieves abdominal pain. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves spasms associated with smooth muscles. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.

Dicmin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet Taking Drotaverine+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet may cause vertigo.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dicmin 40mg/500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dicmin

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Sir my problem produce abdominal pain after 2 to 3 day also I take meal after some time imedataly create problem of stool plz sugest solutions
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Try tablet pantoprazole 40 mg once daily for 2 weeks
I am having upper abdominal pain since 3 weeks. Recent ultra sound shows ad fatty liver van u help to get ayurvedic treatment
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take cytozen 2 capsule twice with water, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice with water, fat restricted diet
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Dicmin when my pain is relieved?

Dicmin is usually used for short term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if advised by the doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dicmin?

The use of Dicmin is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It should be used carefully in patients with alcohol dependency, or with underlying kidney or liver damage.

Q. Can the use of Dicmin cause damage to liver?

Dicmin contains paracetamol. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Dicmin?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Dicmin can lead to increased chances of side effects. If the recommended doses do not relieve your pain or you experience increased severity of pain, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dicmin?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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