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Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation and fever.

Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is taken with 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 diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dryness in the mouth, feeling thirsty, and increased liver enzymes. 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. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

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 Dotrasulide Tablet

Side effects of Dotrasulide 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 Dotrasulide

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Feeling thirsty
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Dotrasulide 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. Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dotrasulide Tablet works

Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Nimesulide, which relieves abdominal pain. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves spasms associated with smooth muscles. Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet may cause vertigo.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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I am suffering from severe waist pain because I have a stones in my kidney. I already admitted in the hospital for one week and the doctors should melted the stones by the tablets. But suddenly I am suffering from severe pain. Will u please give me a advise to my pronlem
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
Tab pantop 40mg 1OD Syp alkamax 2tsf TDS with glass of water For 10 daysTab Drotin 100mg 1BD FOR 10 DAYS
Actually i am surffering from kidney stone and because kidney stone i am suffering from stomache and also i am having pain in bladder
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Kidney stone cause sever abdominal pain. consult a Surgeon
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if your doctor told you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet cause damage to the liver?

Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet contains nimesulide. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. 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. The 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 take a higher than the recommended dose of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dotrasulide 40mg/100mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or 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

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