Overview

Uses of Dolo Tablet

Dolo 500 Tablet 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 Tablet side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Dolo 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. Dolo 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dolo Tablet works

Dolo 500 Tablet 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 Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Dolo 500 Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Dolo 500 Tablet 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 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dolo 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolo 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Dolo 500 Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Dolo 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolo 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dolo 500 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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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 500 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.
  • For children, measure the doses of liquid Dolo 500 Tablet using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.
  • Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Dolo 500 Tablet 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
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LIFE-THREATENING
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MINOR
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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. Can I take Dolo with vitamin B complex?

Yes, Dolo can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Dolo helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Is Dolo use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?

No, Dolo use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Dolo as compared to other pain killers.

Q. Can I take Dolo if I have hepatitis?

Dolo is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Dolo is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Dolo if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.

Q. Can anyone be allergic to Dolo?

Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Dolo. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Dolo if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Dolo?

Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Dolo. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.

Q. Can I take Dolo with warfarin?

Dolo is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Dolo can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.

Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Dolo?

Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Dolo. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Dolo for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.

Q. How beneficial is to use Dolo with diclofenac?

Dolo and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Dolo has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, hea<br>rtburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.

Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Dolo?

Overdose of Dolo can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.

Q. Can I take Dolo with amoxicillin?

Dolo and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Dolo is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Dolo with Azithromycin?

Dolo and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Dolo is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Does Dolo affect the liver?

Use of Dolo for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Dolo from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.

Q. Does Dolo have side effects?

Dolo is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Dolo.

Q. Does Dolo treat sore-throat, flu or cold?

Dolo does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.

Q. Is it safe to take Dolo with Tramadol?

Yes, Dolo can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Dolo?

Occasional use of Dolo is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Dolo belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.

Q. Is Dolo safe to use?

Dolo is safe to use in the dose that advised by the doctor. Using this medicine in more than recommended doses can damage your liver and cause serious harm.

Q. Can I take Dolo with homeopathic medicine?

Ask your doctor before taking Dolo with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.

Q. How long does Dolo takes to work?

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

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.

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. When will I feel better after taking Dolo?

Dolo begins to ease pain and reduces fever in about 45 minutes after a dose is taken. Its effects last for about 5 hours.
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