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Dolofin Injection

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

Introduction

Dolofin Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, fever, period pain, toothache, colds, and mild arthritis. This route of administration is usually given in cases where oral administration is not suitable.

Dolofin Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep receiving the medicine until the doctor says it is okay to stop using the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling), nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, and indigestion. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is important to ask the advice of your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Uses of Dolofin Injection

Side effects of Dolofin Injection

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 Dolofin

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn

How to use Dolofin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dolofin Injection works

Dolofin Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Dolofin Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dolofin Injection 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
Dolofin Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Dolofin Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dolofin Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolofin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dolofin Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Dolofin Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolofin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dolofin Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Dolofin Injection to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • 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.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Dolofin Injection.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Dolofin Injection as it can 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
Propionic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dolofin 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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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING

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FAQs

Q. Is Dolofin Injection safe?

Dolofin Injection is safe if used at the doses and for the duration prescribed by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Q. Can I take Dolofin Injection with Betahistine?

Dolofin Injection can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Dolofin Injection with Tamsulosin or paracetamol?

Dolofin Injection can be taken with Tamsulosin or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.

Q. Can I take Dolofin Injection with rabeprazole?

Dolofin Injection can be taken with Rabeprazole . Rabeprazole is used to prevent painkiller (NSAIDs) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Dolofin Injection with famotidine?

Dolofin Injection can be taken with Famotidine as no harmul effects have been seen when they are used together. Dolofin Injection is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) and you should be careful while taking NSAIDs as they are strong gastric acid stimulators and would increase the gastric acid secretion and further worsen your underlying condition.

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