Medicine Overview of Rectol Suppository
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY is used for pain relief
. It is used to relieve pain in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain or dental pain.
No common side effects seen, Anal irritation.
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the area. Lie down and gently insert the suppository into the area with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this medicine at home.
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer) which is absorbed rapidly into the bloodstream from the rich blood supply of the rectal area. Once absorbed, it works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.
In Depth Information on Rectol Suppository
Rectol Suppository related warnings
No interaction found/established
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY 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.
No interaction found/established
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of RECTOL 170MG SUPPOSITORY is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Rectol Suppository
Q. Can I take Rectol with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Rectol 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. Rectol helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Is Rectol use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?
No, Rectol 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 Rectol as compared to other pain killers.
Q. Can I take Rectol with fexofenadine?
Yes, Rectol 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 Rectol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Rectol with warfarin?
Rectol 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, Rectol 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 Rectol with tamsulosin?
Rectol 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 Rectol with cetirizine?
Yes, Rectol 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 Rectol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Rectol with ibuprofen?
Yes, Rectol 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.
Q. Does Rectol cause weight loss?
Rectol 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.
Q. Can anyone be allergic to Rectol?
Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Rectol. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Rectol if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. How beneficial is to use Rectol with diclofenac?
Rectol and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Rectol 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.
Q. Can I take Rectol for stomach pain?
No, Rectol 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 Rectol with aceclofenac?
Yes, Rectol can be given with aceclofenac for fever and pain. Rectol 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.
Q. Does Rectol treat sore-throat, flu or cold?
Rectol 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 Rectol with codeine?
Rectol 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.
Q. Does Rectol help a cough?
No, Rectol does not help in the relief of cough but it can help in relieving associated fever and body aches.
Q. Does Rectol contain alcohol?
No, Rectol does not contain any alcohol.
Q. Can I take Rectol with amoxicillin?
Rectol and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Rectol 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. Does Rectol have side effects?
Rectol 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 Rectol.
Q. Is Rectol safe to use?
Rectol 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 Rectol with erythromycin?
Rectol and Erythromycin can be taken together. Erythromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Rectol 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.
Q. Is Rectol an antibiotic?
Rectol 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 Rectol with metronidazole?
Rectol and Metronidazole can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when used together.
Q. Can I take Rectol with homeopathic medicine?
Ask your doctor before taking Rectol with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.
Q. Is it safe to take Rectol with Tramadol?
Yes, Rectol 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 Rectol with Azithromycin?
Rectol and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Rectol 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 Rectol with Naproxen?
Yes, Rectol 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.
Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Rectol?
Occasional use of Rectol 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. Rectol 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 Rectol interact with vitamin C?
Vitamin C can be taken with Rectol. However, vitamin C increases the blood levels of other drugs similar to Rectol, so it is advised to talk to your doctor if you have to take both these medicines for a long-term.
Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Rectol?
Overdose of Rectol 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 Rectol with hyoscine?
Yes, Rectol and hyoscine can be taken together. Hyoscine is used to relieve pain and cramps of the stomach, gut, urinary bladder and urinary tract while Rectol 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 Rectol with Betahistine?
Rectol can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Rectol with rabeprazole?
Rectol and Rabeprazole can be taken together. Rabeprazole is used to prevent Rectol (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 Rectol?
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 Rectol.
Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Rectol?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Rectol. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Rectol for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Rectol?
Rectol and Clindamycin can be taken together. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Rectol 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.
Q. Does Rectol affect the liver?
Use of Rectol for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Rectol 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.
Q. Can I take Rectol if I have hepatitis?
Rectol is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Rectol is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Rectol if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.
Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Rectol?
Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Rectol. 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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