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Dolo 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Dolo 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Dolo 500 MG Description

Dolo 500 tablet is used to reduce fever and relieve pain. It contains paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen) as its active ingredient. This medicine works by inhibiting the action of certain substances that causes pain and acts on the brain centre which is responsible for controlling body temperature.

Crocin Advanced 500mg tablet, Calpol 500mg tablet, Pyrigesic 500mg tablet, and Panadol tablet are a few more medicines that also include paracetamol as their main component. If used in the correct dosage, Dolo 500 tablet rarely has any side effects. You could, however, sometimes get a skin rash, irritation, blisters or an allergic response. If you experience any such reaction, talk to your doctor.

Dolo is a painkiller medicine. The use of the Dolo 500 tablet for a prolonged period and in high doses is associated with serious liver damage. You should take Dolo 500 with meals to avoid stomach upset. If you experience any allergic symptoms after taking this medicine, then report them to a doctor.

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesFever and pain
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, blisters
TherapyANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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uses

Uses of Dolo 500 MG

Dolo 500 tablet is used for the treatment of fever and pain.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dolo 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of the Dolo 500 tablet.
  • If you are taking any other product that contains paracetamol.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dolo 500 MG

Rarely, you may experience a skin rash, itching and blisters, an allergic reaction and blood-related problems. There is a risk of liver and kidney damage with paracetamol if used too frequently or for...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dolo 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dolo 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dolo 500 tablet can be used during pregnancy if advised by your doctor. Still, it should be used for a short duration in low doses and should not be used too frequently by pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dolo 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol passes into the breast milk in a very small amount and has negligible effects on breastfed infants. Thus, Dolo 500 tablet can be used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dolo 500 tablet?
A:
Dolo 500 tablet may not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dolo 500 tablet?
A:
Moderate consumption of alcohol while on treatment with Dolo 500 tablet is usually safe. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems. It would be best if you avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are having an infection.
  • You have liver or kidney problems.
  • You are suffering from chronic malnutrition.
  • You have a habit of regularly consuming alcohol in excess.
  • Avoid using Dolo 500 if you are taking other medicines containing paracetamol. Taking too much paracetamol can cause liver damage.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dolo 500 MG

Swallow Dolo 500 mg tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dolo 500 MG

  • Store Dolo 500 tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
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Quick Tips of Dolo 500 MG

  • Dolo 500 tablet is a fever and pain-reducing medicine used for pains like toothaches, headaches, migraines, muscular aches, osteoarthritis, period pain, sore throat, vaccination pain, tooth extraction...
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  • Take this medicine at the exact recommended dose. Do not exceed the stated dose. Taking more than a daily dose may cause serious liver problems or allergic reactions.
  • Keep a gap of at least 4 hours between one dose and the next. Do not take more than four doses in any 24-hour period.
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 6 years of age.
  • If used in the correct dosage, Dolo 500 tablet seldom has any side effects. You could, however, sometimes get a skin rash, irritation, blisters or an allergic response. If you experience any such reac...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Also, inform if you have liver disorders.
  • Do not take any other paracetamol-containing products while taking Dolo tablet.
dosage

Dosage of Dolo 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the symptoms or feel you have consumed too much of the Dolo 500 ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of the Dolo 500 tablet then take it as soon as you remember. Keep a gap of at least 4 - 6 hours between this dose and the next dose. If it is almost time for the next dose then sk...
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Mode of Action of Dolo 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Dolo 500 tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for the fever, swelling and sensation of pain. It also acts on the area of the brain ...
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interactions

Interactions of Dolo 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Be cautious if you are taking medicines such as metoclopramide or domperidone used to treat nausea or vomiting, a blood thinner such as warfarin and an antibiotic such as chloramphenicol.
  • Cholesterol-lowering medicines like colestyramine should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction with Dolo 500 tablet.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 the help of laboratory reports and examinations to check if the baby's liver is doing fine.

Q: Can I take Dolo 500 for a 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 relieves fever and mild to moderate pain. It is also used to get relief from headaches, toothaches, migraine, period pain and other painful conditions.

Q: Can Dolo 500 tablet be used in older 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 sa...
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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 t...
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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 30 - 40 minutes after ingestion.

Q: Who should not take Dolo 500?

A: Caution is advised for 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.

Q: Is Dolo 500 and paracetamol the same?

A: Yes, Dolo 500 tablet contains paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen) as its active ingredient. It is used to reduce fever and relieve pain. Dolo 500 works by inhibiting the action of certain substances that cause pain and acts on the brain centre which is responsible for controlling body temperature.
Last Updated on: 17 January 2024 | 5:11 PM (IST)

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