Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet

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Introduction

Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat neuropathic pain. It works by protecting the nerve fibers against damage, repairing the damaged nerves. This way it effectively relieves the pain sensation and also elevates the mood.

Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine suddenly.

Some common side effects of this medicine include constipation, dry mouth, difficulty in urination, drowsiness, blurred vision, and increased heart rate. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.

You should avoid alcohol while taking Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet, as it may worsen certain side effects. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.

Uses of Dotin M Tablet

Benefits of Dotin M Tablet

In Neuropathic pain

Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is a combination of medicines used to treat long-lasting (chronic) pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles or spinal cord injury. It reduces pain and its associated symptoms such as mood changes, sleep problems, and tiredness. Pregabalin, an active ingredient of this medicine, is thought to work by interfering with pain signals that travel through the damaged nerves and the brain. It also contains nutritional supplements that improve nerve conduction.

Side effects of Dotin M Tablet

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 Dotin M

  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Dotin M 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. Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dotin M Tablet works

Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Dosulepin/dothiepin and methylcobalamin. Dosulepin / Dothiepin is a tricyclic antidepressant which increases the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline) that stop the movement of pain signals in the brain. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibres and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells. Together, they relieve neuropathic pain (pain from damaged nerves).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dotin M Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet, 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

  • Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet is used to treat certain types of long-lasting pain caused by damage to nerves.
  • Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet may ease the pain within a few days but it may take 2-3 weeks before you see maximum benefit.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other pain-relieving medicines.
  • Along with taking Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet, your doctor might advise you to undergo physiotherapy to get relief from pain.
  • Dotin M 75mg/1500mcg Tablet might cause dry mouth. Frequent sips of water may help ease the discomfort.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as this medicine can cause weight gain and increased appetite.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient concerns

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Most of the times when I get excited or have orgasm I feel pain in my testis and around it .
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Sir Plz suggest me effective pain killer with minimum side effects for back pain and arthritis, which can be taken on regular basis as and when required.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
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References

  1. PubChem. Dothiepin. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedlinePlus. Vitamin B-12. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Sciencedirect. Dosulepin. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Gupta JK, Sana QS. Potential Benefits of Methylcobalamin: A Review. Austin J Pharmacol Ther. 2015;3(3):1076. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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