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Dolopar 250 Suspension

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Introduction

Dolopar 250 Suspension is a medicine used to relieve pain and to reduce fever. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, body ache, toothache and common cold. It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical that cause pain and fever.

Dolopar 250 Suspension may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. It is usually best taken with food otherwise it may upset your stomach. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended. Side effects are rare if this medicine is used correctly but this medicine may cause stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting in some people. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine is widely prescribed and considered safe but is not suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems or are using blood-thinning medicines. It may affect the dose or suitability of this medicine. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Uses of Dolopar Oral Suspension

Benefits of Dolopar Oral Suspension

In Pain relief

Dolopar 250 Suspension is a common painkiller used to treat aches and pains. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis, and muscle aches. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects, if taken at the right dosage. Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. It is also the first choice of painkiller during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

In Fever

Dolopar 250 Suspension is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Dolopar Oral Suspension

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 Dolopar

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Dolopar Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Dolopar 250 Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Dolopar Oral Suspension works

Dolopar 250 Suspension 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dolopar 250 Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dolopar 250 Suspension 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
Dolopar 250 Suspension 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
Dolopar 250 Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dolopar 250 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dolopar 250 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Dolopar 250 Suspension contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Dolopar 250 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dolopar 250 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Dolopar 250 Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Dolopar Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Dolopar 250 Suspension, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Dolopar 250 Suspension should be taken with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • 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 Dolopar 250 Suspension.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • 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
P-Aminophenol Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dolopar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Suffering from high fever. No impact of dolopar 250 (5mg). Blocked nose
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Monitor temperature of Patient. If Patient has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead. Give your Patient a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows: - ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)]. Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. will determine underlying disorders by clinical examination which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnesses and will prescribe medicines accordingly. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
Having high fever 102 and body che since a day. No other problem. Took 3 dolopar 500 mg since last 24 hrs but not much chnge
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Since fever has many causes and Dolopar has not helped gt a clinical check up done to find the cause of Fever and Get treated accordingly
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Q. What if I vomit after taking Dolopar 250 Suspension?

If you vomit in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Dolopar 250 Suspension tablets or syrup, take the same dose again. If you vomit more than 30 minutes after a dose of tablets or syrup, you do not need to take another dose, until the next normal dose.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Dolopar 250 Suspension?

Usually you will start feeling better after about half an hour of taking Dolopar 250 Suspension.

Q. How often can I take Dolopar 250 Suspension?

You should only take four doses of Dolopar 250 Suspension in 24 hours. There should be a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not take Dolopar 250 Suspension for more than 3 days without first talking to your doctor.

Q. Does Dolopar 250 Suspension make babies sleepy?

No, Dolopar 250 Suspension does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain relieving medicine which is used to control high fever.

Q. Is Dolopar 250 Suspension safe for children?

Dolopar 250 Suspension is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.

Q. Is Dolopar 250 Suspension an antibiotic?

No, Dolopar 250 Suspension is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and as a medicine which brings down high fever.

Q. Can I take Dolopar 250 Suspension and ibuprofen together?

Ibuprofen and Dolopar 250 Suspension are safe medicines, but both should not be used together. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. How long does Dolopar 250 Suspension take to work?

Dolopar 250 Suspension takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects. It is advised to take this medicine for the duration suggested by the doctor. Consult your doctor if you experience any bothersome side effects.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Dolopar 250 Suspension?

Overdose of Dolopar 250 Suspension may cause severe life-threatening liver injury as a serious side effect. Taking more than the prescribed dose may also cause kidney injury, decreased platelet count and even lead to coma. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of a suspected overdose.

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