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Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are constipation, dryness in mouth, blurred vision and fast heart rate. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Dolokind Spas Tablet

Side effects of Dolokind Spas Tablet

Common
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow heart rate

How to use Dolokind Spas 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. Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dolokind Spas Tablet works

Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Hyoscine butylbromide and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. Hyoscine butylbromide is an anti-cholinergic which works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet 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
Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dolokind Spas 10 mg/500 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Dolokind Spas cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Dolokind Spas can cause constipation. While using Dolokind Spas, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Also, drink plenty of water and engage in regular exercises like swimming, jogging or taking a short walk. Talk to your doctor about taking some medicines to treat constipation if it persists for a long time.

Q. Can the use of Dolokind Spas cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Dolokind Spas can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night.

Q. Can the use of Dolokind Spas cause damage to the liver?

Dolokind Spas contains paracetamol. This medicine is known to harm the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with 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 drink alcohol while taking Dolokind Spas?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Dolokind Spas. Drinking alcohol will increase the risk of liver damage caused by Dolokind Spas.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Dolokind Spas be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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

Keep this medicine in 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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References
  1. Hyoscine butylbromide. Laval, Quebec: Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc.; 2018. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Acetaminophen. San Diego, California: Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc; 1951 [revised Nov. 2010]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Hyoscine hydrobromide. Beeston, Nottingham: The Boots Company PLC; 1990 [revised 20 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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