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Doxium 500mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Doxium 500mg Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat piles and varicose veins. This medicine decreases leakage and fragility of small vessels and improves blood flow.

Doxium 500mg Capsule is taken after meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of Doxium 500mg Capsule is allergic reaction such as skin rash, fever, nausea, and vomiting. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about allergic reactions. Lifestyle modifications like reducing smoking, increasing exercise and a healthy diet will help you to get better results.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver and kidney problems.

Uses of Doxium Capsule

Side effects of Doxium Capsule

Common
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Doxium Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Doxium 500mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Doxium Capsule works

Doxium 500mg Capsule works on the walls of the small vessel and decreases their leakage and fragility. It also improves blood flow by decreasing viscosity/thickness of blood.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Doxium 500mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Doxium 500mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Doxium 500mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Doxium 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Doxium 500mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Doxium 500mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Doxium Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Doxium 500mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Doxium 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of piles and varicose veins.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice an allergic reaction like skin rash, fever, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can Doxium be used in leg vein ulcer and swelling?

Yes, it can be used in the treatment of chronic conditions in which the leg vein becomes diseased or abnormal. Such conditions may include varicose veins and spider veins. These conditions can lead to ulcers in the lower leg along with leg swelling and pain. Contact your doctor if you have such a condition and get a consultation before you start taking this medication.

Q. Is Doxium effective in diabetic retinopathy?

Yes, there is evidence that Doxium is effective in cases of diabetic retinopathy. Doxium acts as a potent antioxidant and prevents the action of highly damaging free radicals. It has also been seen that it improves the damage and overgrowth of layers of small blood vessels as seen in diabetic retinopathy.

Q. Can Doxium completely heal leg ulcers?

Doxium is useful in treating leg ulcers, but the healing depends upon the severity of the disease and the response of the patient. It is not given alone and is prescribed along with other therapies to make it more effective. Contact your doctor before you start using this medication as you might need other medications based on the severity and condition of the ulcer.

Q. Does Doxium benefit in piles or hemorrhoids?

Yes, it is used in the treatment of piles. It effectively relieves the acute symptoms of hemorrhoidal disease in people who take a proper diet and have normal bowel habits. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

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References
  1. Patel HD, Bhedi AN, Chauhan AP, et al. Calcium Dobesilate in Symptomatic Treatment of Hemorrhoidal Disease: An Interventional Study. Natl J Med Res. 2013;3(1):42-44. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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