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food interaction for DOLOPHOB

alcohol interaction for DOLOPHOB

pregnancy interaction for DOLOPHOB

lactation interaction for DOLOPHOB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dolophob 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Dolophob gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DOLOPHOB

Diclofenac Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Diclofenac Topical is used in the treatment of headache, ear pain, joint pain, osteoarthritis, musculo-skeletal pain, dental pain, rheumatic pain, nerve pain, mouth sores (ulcers), post operative pain, muscular pain, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual pain, prevention of heart attack, migraine and fever.

How it works

Diclofenac belongs to class of medications called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin rash
Heparin Topical(200 IU)

Uses

Heparin Topical is used in thrombophlebitis (inflammation of a vein).

How it works

Heparin Topical prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Rash, Red lumps below the skin surface

Common Dosage for DOLOPHOB GEL

Patients taking DOLOPHOB GEL

  • 74%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for DOLOPHOB

No substitutes found

Expert advice for DOLOPHOB

  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, angina, blood clots, and high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or raised triglycerides, liver disorder of the red blood pigment (porphyria).
  • Tell your doctor if you had or need to have surgery.
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ lotion with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you previously had allergic reaction (asthma, hives or a cold) due to aspirin or other pain killers.

Frequently asked questions for DOLOPHOB

Diclofenac Topical

Q.Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

Heparin Topical

Q.Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant

Q.Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms

Q.Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Heparin affects INR (used to monitor the effectiveness of the anticoagulant), and PTT (blood test determines the blood clotting time), both of which increase as the ability of blood to clot decreases due to heparin. Heparin may also cause reduced blood platelet count

Q.Is heparin made from pork?
Yes, it is obtained from the intestine of the pig (porcine) or lungs of cattle (bovine), when these animals are slaughtered for meat

Q.Is heparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information

Q.Is heparin present in human body?
Yes, it is produced in the body by mast cells

Q.Does heparin come in pill form?
No, it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 November, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)