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Composition for DOLOGEL CT

Choline Salicylate(8.7% w/w),Lidocaine Topical(2% w/w)

food interaction for DOLOGEL CT

alcohol interaction for DOLOGEL CT

pregnancy interaction for DOLOGEL CT

lactation interaction for DOLOGEL CT

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DOLOGEL CT

Choline Salicylate(8.7% w/w)

Uses

Choline Salicylate is used in the treatment of dental pain and mouth sores (ulcers).

How it works

Choline salicylate belongs to a class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by inhibiting the formation and release of pain and swelling causing chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body.

Common side effects

Blood in vomit, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Headache, Hearing loss, Heartburn, Black and bloody stools, Ringing in ear, Stomach pain, Tarry stools, Vomiting
Lidocaine Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Lidocaine Topical is used for piles, local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area) and mouth sores (ulcers).

How it works

Lidocaine Topical works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain. Lidocaine belongs to a class of medications called as local anesthetics. It works by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body.

Common side effects

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness

Common Dosage for DOLOGEL CT GEL

Patients taking DOLOGEL CT GEL

  • 64%
    Once A Day
  • 12%
    Thrice A Day
  • 9%
    Four Times A Day
  • 9%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Once A Month

SUBSTITUTES for DOLOGEL CT

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Expert advice for DOLOGEL CT

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to choline salicylate or any of the ingredients of the gel or oral solution.
  • Do not apply choline salicylate to open wounds.
  • Do not use the oral gel with children or adolescents who are less than 16 years of age because some studies show a link between salicylate use and Reye’s syndrome (affects the brain, liver and may be fatal).
  • Do not put dentures or braces back in the mouth for half an hour after applying the gel in your mouth.
  • Consult your doctor before taking choline salicylate: If you are breast-feeding or pregnant.
  • Do not smoke while using the drug as it may increase the side effects.
  • Consult your doctor if your pain does not improve after using this medication for 7-14 days, or if your symptoms get worse.
  • Call your doctor at once if you have symptoms of stomach bleeding such as black, bloody, or tarry stools, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Frequently asked questions for DOLOGEL CT

Choline Salicylate

Q.What is choline salicylate used for?
Choline salicylate is used in combination with magnesium salicylate as part of anti-pain medication. It is used to relieve pain and discomfort in the mouth caused by ulcers, sores or using dentures. It is also used for relief from pain, swelling and stiffness caused due to arthritis or shoulder problems

Q.What is choline salicylate?
Choline salicylate belongs to a class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to relieve pain

Q.Is it aspirin?
It is not aspirin, but is similar to Aspirin as both belong to the same class of drugs called NSAIDs

Q.Is choline salicylate safe for babies?
Choline salicylate is not safe for babies. It is known to be linked to Reye's syndrome which affects the brain and liver and may be fatal.

Lidocaine Topical

Q.Are lidocaine, lignocaine, and xylocaine the same things?
Yes. These are all the other names local anesthetic, lidocaine. Lidocaine acts by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body

Q.Is lidocaine an opiate/ narcotic/ steroid drug/ omega 3/ nitrates/ cholesterol/ contain codeine/ sulpha?
No. Lidocaine (Lox) is an amide type local anesthetic used to relieve pain. It is not an opiate narcotic, steroid, omega 3, nitrates and cholesterol. It does not contain codeine or sulpha

Q.Is lidocaine and Lox2 safe?
Lidocaine (also available as Lox2) is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q.Is lidocaine available over the counter?
No. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)