Q: What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Dolo 500 tablet?
A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems or are an alcoholic, as this medicine is known to cause serious liver damage in case of overdose. Caution is needed in the elderly as well.
Q: Can Dolo 500 tablet be given to children?
A: No, Dolo 500 tablet is not meant for use in children below 12 years of age.
Q: My child, who is 3 years old happened to consume 5 tablets of Dolo 500, what should I do?
A: Immediately take your child to the hospital. It may take some time before symptoms of overdose appear. The physician will evaluate with help of laboratory reports and examination to check if the baby's liver is doing fine.
Q: Can I take Dolo 500 for cold and fever?
A: You can take Dolo 500 tablet for controlling fever but it will not be useful for cold.
Q: What is the use of Dolo 500 tablet?
A: Dolo 500 is used to relieve fever and mild to moderate pain. It is also used to get relief from headache, toothache, migraine, period pain and other painful conditions.
Q: Can Dolo 500 tablet be used in elder patients?
Kidney and liver function in the elderly is not as optimum as in the young population.
Caution is needed when giving Dolo 500 tablet to the elderly with existing diseases.
It should be used only after consulting your doctor. You should inform the doctor about all diseases the older person has (especially liver or kidney diseases). This will help the doctor decide the safe dose as per their age and kidney or liver function....
Q: How often can I take Dolo 500 tablet?
It depends upon the condition. An adult with a healthy liver and kidney should not take this medicine more than four times a day and should always maintain a gap of 6 hours between two doses.
If your fever or pain is relieved, stop taking it further. Avoid using it too frequently as it can lead to serious liver problems upon frequent and prolonged use.
Do not increase the dose of this medicine if the pain or fever does not subside. It is important to find out the cause of fever or pain by consulting with a physician as this medicine will not treat the cause of fever, it only helps regulate temperature or provides pain relief....
Q: Can I take the Dolo 500 for body pain?
A: Yes, Dolo 500 tablet will provide you relief from mild to moderate pain including body pain. However, if your body pain does not improve, reach out to your doctor asap.
Q: How long does Dolo 500 take to work?
A: Dolo 500 starts working in 30 - 40 minutes after ingestion.
Q: Who should not take Dolo 500?
A: Caution is advised to individuals with liver problems. They should take this medicine only after the doctor's advice. You may require dose adjustment in such a medical condition.