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Lotemp 250mg Suspension

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Composition for Lotemp 250mg Suspension

Primary uses of Lotemp 250mg Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Lotemp Suspension

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Uses of Lotemp Suspension

Lotemp 250mg Suspension is used for pain relief and fever. It is used to relieve pain in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain or dental pain.
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Lotemp Suspension side effects

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How to use Lotemp 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. Lotemp 250mg Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Lotemp Suspension works

Lotemp 250mg Suspension is a pain reliever (analgesic) and fever reducer (antipyretic). It works by blocking the production of the chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that transmit pain signals and induce fever.

In Depth Information on Lotemp Suspension

Expert advice for Lotemp Suspension

  • Good for pain relief and fever but not effective in joint pain due to poor anti-inflammatory action.
  • Starts working within one hour. Wait for at least 4 hours before taking the next dose.
  • Present in many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medicines. Avoid taking more than one paracetamol product at a time to prevent overdose. Doses >4 g/day (2 g in alcoholics) may cause liver, kidney or heart problems.
  • Discontinue Lotemp and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.
  • For children, measure the doses of liquid Lotemp using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.
  • Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Lotemp as it may cause liver damage.
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Lotemp Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Lotemp Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Lotemp 250mg Suspension is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Lotemp 250mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Lotemp 250mg Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Lotemp 250mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lotemp 250mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Lotemp 250mg Suspension contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Lotemp 250mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lotemp 250mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Lotemp 250mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lotemp Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Q. Can I take Lotemp with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Lotemp helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
No, Lotemp use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Lotemp as compared to other pain killers.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with fexofenadine?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken safely with fexofenadine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore-throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Fexofenadine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Lotemp helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with warfarin?
Lotemp is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Lotemp can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with tamsulosin?
Lotemp can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together. Tamsulosin is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with cetirizine?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken safely with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Cetirizine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Lotemp helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with ibuprofen?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken with ibuprofen. Both help to relieve pain and fever and ibuprofen also decreases inflammation and swelling. However, both increase the acid secretion in the stomach and can cause acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and gut bleeding on long-term use.
Lotemp is not known to cause weight loss. It is a very safe medicine for short term use and can cause minor and rare side effects like low blood pressure, and allergic reactions.
Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Lotemp. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Lotemp if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. How beneficial is to use Lotemp with diclofenac?
Lotemp and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Lotemp has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
No, Lotemp should not be taken for stomach pain. You must consult your physician for this. The stomach pain could be due to some underlying condition, which needs attention.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with aceclofenac?
Yes, Lotemp can be given with aceclofenac for fever and pain. Lotemp has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till Aceclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Lotemp does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with codeine?
Lotemp and codeine can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. They are commonly given together for the relief of mild to moderate pain due to different reasons.
No, Lotemp does not help in the relief of cough but it can help in relieving associated fever and body aches.
Q. Does Lotemp contain alcohol?
No, Lotemp does not contain any alcohol.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with amoxicillin?
Lotemp and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Lotemp is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Lotemp is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Lotemp.
Lotemp is safe to use in the dose as advised by the doctor. Use in more than recommended doses can do serious harm.
Q. Is it safe to take Lotemp with erythromycin?
Lotemp and Erythromycin can be taken together. Erythromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Lotemp is given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Lotemp is not an antibiotic. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever), whereas an antibiotic is useful for the treatment of infections.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with metronidazole?
Lotemp and Metronidazole can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when used together.
Ask your doctor before taking Lotemp with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.
Q. Is it safe to take Lotemp with Tramadol?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with Azithromycin?
Lotemp and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Lotemp is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Lotemp with Naproxen?
Yes, Lotemp can be taken with Naproxen. Both are painkillers and belong to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and are used to relieve pain and fever. However, long-term use affects the stomach lining and increase acid secretion which can lead to side effects like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and bleeding.
Occasional use of Lotemp is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Lotemp belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.
Q. Does Lotemp interact with vitamin C?
Vitamin C can be taken with Lotemp. However, vitamin C increases the blood levels of other drugs similar to Lotemp, so it is advised to talk to your doctor if you have to take both these medicines for a long-term.
Overdose of Lotemp can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with hyoscine?
Yes, Lotemp and hyoscine can be taken together. Hyoscine is used to relieve pain and cramps of the stomach, gut, urinary bladder and urinary tract while Lotemp is used to relieve mild to moderate pain of a headache, toothache, muscle pain, joint pain, and fever. Together they can be advised by a doctor for painful conditions of the gut and urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with Betahistine?
Lotemp can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Lotemp with rabeprazole?
Lotemp and Rabeprazole can be taken together. Rabeprazole is used to prevent Lotemp (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no clinically significant drug-drug interactions or harmful effects seen when they are used together.
Q. How beneficial is to take urofollitropin alpha with Lotemp?
Urofollitropin alpha is given as a subcutaneous injection with the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone to assist in ovulation and fertility. Urofollitropin alpha can cause abdominal or pelvic pain or pain and swelling at the injection site in some patients which can be relieved by taking Lotemp.
Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Lotemp?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Lotemp. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Lotemp for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Lotemp?
Lotemp and Clindamycin can be taken together. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Lotemp may be given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions have been reported clinically. However, both are known to cause liver damage. Talk to your doctor if you need them for a long time.
Use of Lotemp for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Lotemp from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.
Lotemp is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Lotemp is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Lotemp if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.
Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Lotemp. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.
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Taking Lotemp with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lotemp with Oxyphenbutazone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Lotemp with Nimesulide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide, Nimuzen, Nemopar, Megagesic, Zenim, Nimter
Lotemp with Analgin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Lotemp with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, RF
Lotemp with Warfarin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
Lotemp with Phenindione
MINOR
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan

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