DOLONEX RAPID 20 mg 10 Tablets

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Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

PFIZER LTD

 

Drug classification: 

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)

 

What is this used for:

  • To relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Asthma attack
  • Severe heart complications
  • Pregnancy
  • Kidney complications

 

How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

 

Side effects

  • Anorexia (Less common)
  • Dizziness (Less common)
  • Headache (Less common)
  • Vertigo (a spinning sensation) (Less common)
  • Drowsiness (Less common)
  • Ringing in ears (tinnitus) (Less common)
  • Indigestion(Less common)
  • Blurred vision (Less common)
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat (Less common)
  • Sore mouth and/or lips (Less common)
  • Decreased/low blood sugar level(Less common)
  • Kidney inflammation (Rare)
  • Kidney failure (Rare)
  • Kidney damage (Rare)
  • Change in urine output or appearance (Rare)

 

Pregnancy warning: Category C

Drugs which, owing to their pharmacological effects, have caused or may be suspected of causing, harmful effects on the human fetus or neonate without causing malformations. These effects may be reversible. Accompanying texts should be consulted for further details.

 

Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Ibuprofen - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may increase the risk of side effects in the gastrointestinal tract such as inflammation, bleeding, ulceration, and rarely, perforationIf you experience any symptoms then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Aspirin - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may increase your risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding. If you experience any signs and symptoms like sudden dizziness or lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting (especially with blood), loss of appetite, and/or black, tarry stools.then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Anisindione - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together,may cause you to bleed more easily. If you experience any signs and symptoms like unusual bleeding or bruising, vomiting, blood in your urine or stools, headache, dizziness, or weakness then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Apixaban - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may increase the risk of bleeding, including severe and sometimes fatal hemorrhage. If you experience any signs and symptoms like unusual bleeding or bruising, or have other signs and symptoms of bleeding such as dizziness; lightheadedness then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Famotidine - Minor

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Nizatidine - Minor

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition

 

Food interactions: N/A.

 

Expert Advice:

  1. Food instruction: As directed by the doctor
  2. Report any side effects like nausea, vomiting, etc.experienced immediately to the doctor.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children.
  • Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).


References:

Drugs H. Piroxicam: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 22 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a684045.html#why


[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 22 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5870.pdf



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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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