Q: Can I take Dolonex DT as a pain killer if I have stomach pain?
No, Dolonex DT though is a pain killer medicines cannot be taken to manage stomach pain. It is strictly recommended not to use this medicine in stomach pain as the medicine itself can lead to acidity and stomach discomfort which can worsen the patient's symptoms. ...
It is better to consult your doctor in case of pain in the stomach in order to get yourself diagnosed first and only then take medications as prescribed by your doctor.
Q: Can I take Dolonex DT as a fever medication?
A: Even though Dolonex DT has been shown to have fever lowering effect, it should not be used as a fever medication. Dolonex DT can cause gastric or intestinal bleeding. In some viral fevers, there is a decrease in the platelet count which can increase chances of bleeding along the lining of the gastric or intestinal tract.
Q: How will I know if I'm allergic to Dolonex DT?
A: If a patient develops a sudden skin rash, breathing difficulty, itching, cold hands and feet, loss of consciousness immediately or shortly after consuming Dolonex DT, he/she may be suffering from allergy to the drug and should be promptly taken to an emergency medical facility for further treatment.
Q: Is Dolonex DT good for back pain?
A: Yes Dolonex DT is particularly good for back pain but you should not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor. Back pain can be due to issues related to muscle, bone or disc between the vertebrae. Self-medication should be avoided.
Q: Is Dolonex DT a muscle relaxer?
A: No, Dolonex DT is not a muscle relaxer.
Q: Is this a habit-forming medicine?
A: No, Dolonex DT is not a habit-forming medicine.
Q: Can I take this medicine if I have diabetes?
A: There should be cautious while taking Dolonex DT when the patient is known to have diabetes as Dolonex DT has been reported to cause an increase in blood sugar uncommonly. Therefore, it is advised to consult the treating physician before consumption of the drug.
Q: Why do I need to take antacid with Dolonex DT?
A: Dolonex DT causes increased acidity and can pose a risk of a gastric or intestinal bleed. Hence, an antacid is generally prescribed along with Dolonex DT.
Q: What are the signs of adverse effects I should watch out for a while taking Dolonex DT for a prolonged time
A: Prolonged consumption of Dolonex DT is to be done if it is prescribed by your doctor accordingly. Do not continue to self-prescribe this medicine. You should watch out for any abdominal discomfort or bloating, black stools, any redness or itching of skin post-consumption of medicines, swelling over feet and eyes, buzzing or ringing sounds in ears. These are the main things to watch out. However, in case you experience any other discomfort, report it your doctor immediately.
Q: How long does the effect of Dolonex DT last?
A: The effect of Dolonex DT is seen up to 48 to 72 hours after having the medicine but it depends from person to person.
Q: I have chronic heart failure. Can I take Dolonex DT 20 tablets?
A: No, Dolonex DT 20 is contraindicated for you if you are suffering from chronic heart failure.
Q: What dietary precautions should I take when I am taking Dolonex DT 20 tablet?
A: Dolonex DT 20 tablet can cause stomach pain and discomfort. Hence, it is advised that those taking this medicine should not consume excess spicy or oily foods to avoid stomach pain and discomfort all the more.
Q: Can I consume alcohol when I am taking Dolonex DT 20 tablets?
A: No, it is not advisable to consume alcohol while taking Dolonex DT 20 tablet, as alcohol may aggravate the stomach discomfort caused by Dolonex DT and also increase the risk of stomach ulcers.
Q: Can I take my brain-related medicines along with Dolonex DT 20 tablet?
A: It is advised to consult a doctor if you are already on certain brain-related medicines, as it can impair the activity of Dolonex DT.
Q: Can Dolonex DT 20 tablet be given to elderly?
A: Caution is advised while giving this medicine to elderly patients because such patients have less tolerance for stomach side effects. In such a situation, the doctor will prescribe the lowest effective dose of this medicine for the shortest possible time necessary to relieve the symptoms.