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Dolonex 5mg Gel

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Dolonex 5mg Gel

Primary uses of Dolonex 5mg Gel

Musculo-skeletal pain, Arthralgia (joint pain)
15 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Dolonex Gel


Uses of Dolonex Gel

Dolonex 5mg Gel is used in musculo-skeletal pain and arthralgia.

How to use Dolonex Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Dolonex Gel works

Dolonex 5mg Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).

In Depth Information on Dolonex Gel

Expert advice for Dolonex Gel

  • Life threatening skin reaction can occur with the use of piroxicam topical. Consult a doctor if you have any signs of allergic reactions.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Piroxicam topical may increase the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight.
  • Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is 
  • allergic to piroxicam, aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or any of its ingredients.
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Dolonex Gel related warnings
Special precautions for Dolonex Gel
No interaction found
Dolonex 5mg Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Dolonex 5mg Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Dolonex 5mg Gel via licking.
Dolonex 5mg Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Dolonex 5mg Gel should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolonex 5mg Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dolonex 5mg Gel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolonex 5mg Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Dolonex Gel

Frequently asked questions about Piroxicam Topical

Q. Is piroxicam/ Dolonex/ Dolonex DT a pain killer?
Dolonex and Dolonex DT are brand names of piroxicam. Piroxicam topical is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling of the joints
Q. Is piroxicam the same as ibuprofen?
Piroxicam and ibuprofen, both are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). They are similar in action but are not identical. Piroxicam topical is generally used to relieve pain and reduce swelling affecting joints
Q. Does piroxicam topical contain aspirin/ acetaminophen/ibuprofen?
No, it does not contain aspirin/acetaminophen/ibuprofen.
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