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Overview

Uses of Dolo Oral Suspension

Dolo 120 Suspension is used for pain relief and fever. It is used to relieve pain in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain or dental pain.

Dolo Oral Suspension side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Dolo Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Dolo 120 Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Dolo Oral Suspension works

Dolo 120 Suspension is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Dolo Oral Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Dolo 120 Suspension is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Dolo 120 Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Dolo 120 Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dolo 120 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolo 120 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Dolo 120 Suspension contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Dolo 120 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolo 120 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dolo 120 Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Good for pain relief and fever but not effective in joint pain due to poor anti-inflammatory action.
  • Starts working within one hour. Wait for at least 4 hours before taking the next dose.
  • Present in many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medicines. Avoid taking more than one paracetamol product at a time to prevent overdose. Doses >4 g/day (2 g in alcoholics) may cause liver, kidney or heart problems.
  • Discontinue Dolo 120 Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.
  • For children, measure the doses of liquid Dolo 120 Suspension using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.
  • Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Dolo 120 Suspension as it may cause liver damage.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dolo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Metromide, Vomitrac
MINOR
Brand(s): Clorocin, Vecol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dolo

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Because of fever all hand and leg joints are paining from 3 months and back is also paining non stop from 3 years
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
I would advise you to get your vitamin D level checkedJoint pain after favour is very common and can take up to 6 months to settle downYou can take tablet Dolo 650 MG SOS up to 4 times a day for pain reliefFor back I would like to see your vitamin D level reports and also would advise you to start with the regular core exercises
Dr. I feel backache pain during any hard work Dr.told me earlier that I HV some prob in my backbone. I can't maintain my routine because I HV to do work in household purpose he suggested DOlO-650 SOS any better mdcne?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do Spinal Extension exercises" thrice daily for 15 mins each session"For pain relief another option is Tab Voveran SR100
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FAQs

Q. How long does Dolo takes to work?

Dolo takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects.

Q. How long does Dolo stay in my body?

Usually, Dolo stay for 5-6 hours in tthe body. However, this duration can vary from person to person.

Q. If I suddenly stop taking Dolo, can this cause any withdrawal symptom?

No, Dolo does not cause any withdrawal symptoms even if you suddenly stop taking this medicine.

Q. How much Dolo can you take in a day?

In adults, the total dose of Dolo should not exceed 4g per day. In children, the maximum dose should not exceed 60mg/kg in a day.

Q. What is the recommended dose of Dolo?

In adults, the usual dose is 1-2 tablets i.e 500mg or 650mg. The minimum dosing interval should be of 4 hours between the doses. The total dose should not exceed 4g per day.

Q. Can the use of Dolo make me feel sleepy?

No, Dolo does not cause sleepiness.
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