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Dologel Gel 15gm
Dologel Gel 15gm
Dologel Gel 15gm

Dologel Gel 15gm

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15g Mouth Gel in Tube
MRP 109.00
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Medical Description

Dologel is a topical gel used to treat mouth ulcers. It also relieves pain, swelling, redness, and burning sensation of the ulcers. It contains a combination of two ingredients, choline salicylate and lidocaine (also called lignocaine). Dologel is meant for topical application and should be used as directed by a doctor. It should not be swallowed. Do not use more than the recommended dose.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCholine Salicylate(8.7 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
UsesMouth ulcers
Side effectsBuring, itching, readness at application site.
TherapyDRUGS FOR APHTHOUS ULCERS
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Check more medicines with composition as Choline Salicylate(8.7 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.0 %)
uses

Uses of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

Dologel is used to provide temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with mouth ulcers or injury due to any dental attachments.
contraindications

Contraindications of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

  • If you are allergic to lidocaine or choline salicylate or any other ingredients of this gel.
  • If you have stomach ulcers or ulcers in any part of your gut or digestive tract.
  • If you have asthma or any airway or lung-related problem.
  • It should not be used in children and adolescents under the age of 16.
sideEffects

Side effects of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

  • Burning, redness or itching at application site.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Dologel during pregnancy?
A:
Components of this medicine are known to be unsafe in pregnancy. Thus, this gel should not be used in pregnant women and someone who may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Dologel while breastfeeding?
A:
Dologel passes into human milk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Dologel?
A:
This gel is to be applied topically, and it is less likely to affect your driving abilities.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dologel?
A:
Alcohol should be avoided if there are any mouth ulcers or inflammation in the mouth as it can make the ulcer more painful. Alcohol as such does not interact with this gel.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking aspirin or other salicylate-containing medicines as this gel already contains salicylate.
  • You have a fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and sore throat after treatment with this medicine.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose and do not swallow it while applying it in the mouth.
  • Dologel can cause numbness of the tongue. Hence, care should be taken while eating or drinking hot foods.
  • You experience any discomfort after the application of this gel.
  • Be careful when having hot liquid or food as components of this gel numb the surface of your mouth and make it easier to burn.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

  • Use Dologel as directed by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
  • Take a small amount of gel onto your fingertip or a cotton bud.
  • Wipe it gently across the surface of your mouth ulcer.
  • You should not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes after applying this gel.
  • It is strictly for local (topical) application only and should not be swallowed.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

  • Store Dologel below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

  • Dologel is used to provide temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with mouth ulcers or injury due to any dental attachments.
  • Use the gel as directed by the doctor. Do not swallow it.
  • It should be used in quantity and for the time period specified by your doctor. Before and after using this gel, wash your hands.
  • If your condition worsens or does not improve after a week of use, contact your doctor.
  • If you experience any unusual side effects or allergic reactions, stop using the gel and contact your doctor.
  • Do not share this medication with others, even if they have the same condition as you do.
  • Be careful when eating or drinking anything hot because this gel's ingredients make your mouth's surface more sensitive to burns.
  • Dolo gel should not be used in children and adolescents under the age of 16.
  • Do not use this gel if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • You can make certain lifestyle modifications, like maintaining good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing regularly.
  • Also, avoid foods that may irritate the mouth, such as spicy or acidic foods, to improve your condition.
dosage

Dosage of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

Overdose

The excess of Dologel may lead to salicylate toxicity, symptoms of which may include dizziness, ringing in the ears and deafness. If you experience any of the symptoms or if you have swallowed this me...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Dologel may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed an application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine to compensate for the missed do...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

How Does It Work?

  • Choline salicylate has anti-inflammatory properties. It works by blocking the action of chemical substances that are responsible for pain and inflammation.
  • Lidocaine is a local anaesthetic as it numbs the area where it is applied. It works by stopping nerves from sending pain signals to your brain.
interactions

Interactions of DOLOGEL GEL 15GM

Interactions with other medicines

  • This gel is unlikely to interact with other medicines. However, you should tell your doctor if you are taking other medicines, herbal preparations or supplements.
  • Dologel may interfere with thinning blood medicines (Warfarin, Heparin, etc.) and medicines that are used to treat gout or a type of arthritis due to uric acid deposits in joints (colchicine, etc.).
  • Avoid the application of any other topical products after the application of this gel to avoid any possible side effects.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Dologel be used by elderly people?

A: Yes, elderly patients can use Dologel after consulting the doctor.

Q: I am a diabetic patient. Can I use Dologel?

A: Yes, this gel can be used in a diabetic patient but with precaution. It is mandatory to consult and inform the doctor.

Q: What is the use of Dologel?

A: Dologel is used to provide short-term relief from pain and discomfort due to mouth ulcers, dentures or dental attachments like dental braces.

Q: Can I consume food after applying Dologel?

A: You should avoid the immediate consumption of food and fluids after the application of this gel. There are changes you may burn yourself since it numbs the surface of your mouth, thus avoid consuming hot liquid and food as well.
Last Updated on: 1 February 2023 | 3:06 PM (IST)
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