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Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S

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FORMULANaproxen 500 mg
COMPANYPlatinum Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd
TYPETablet
About

About

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is used to treat symptoms such as headache,dental pain,menstrual cramps,swollen and painful joints that are commonly seen in patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis,osteoarthritis and similar illnesses.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a group of drugs known as NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) and mainly works by blocking the natural chemical groups that cause inflammation in the human body.

A tablet or two a day,to be taken orally (by mouth) is the commonly prescribed dosage.Dosage essentially depends on the patient’s response to Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S and any adverse effects felt by the patient while undergoing treatment.Dosage is not to be increased or decreased without the consent of a physician and Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is to be taken for the recommended time period only.

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S has been known to cause gastrointestinal ulcers and therefore,it is recommended to ingest Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S with food,milk or an antacid to prevent indigestion and other discomforts.Intake of alcohol,smoking of tobacco and other substances is not advisable as they can cause dizziness and also increase the risk of stomach bleeding as well as ulcers.

Side effects such as,flatulence,stomach problems,headaches and dizziness may be commonly felt by patients;these effects tend to be temporary and resolve on their own in a few days' time.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is not recommended to patients suffering from gastric ulcers,severe liver,kidney and heart illnesses.Before ingesting Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S it is imperative to inform the doctor if you are taking any anticoagulant medication,any antihypertensive medication or ingesting corticosteroids as these chemical groups are said to negatively interact with Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S.

Indications

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S can be used to treat:

  • Headaches
  • Muscular aches
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Dental pain
  • Tendonitis 
  • Gout attacks
  • Joint stiffness
  • Bursitis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis  

How Does Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S Work

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.

How To Use Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is to be ingested 2-3 daily by mouth.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is advised to be ingested with food as it may cause an upset stomach.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S may even be ingested with milk or an antacid to prevent an upset stomach.Alcohol usage as well as cigarette smoking is not advised while undergoing treatment with Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S as it may increase the patient’s risk of stomach ulcers.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

2-3 tablets a day are most commonly prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S can be prescribed an increased daily dosage,if need be in certain cases;the doses are to be evenly spaced out throughout the day.

Child Dosage

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is not recommended for children under the age of 2 years.The dosage for children 2 years and above is customized for their weight and age.

Elderly Dosage 

Patients aged 65 years and older and mostly started off at a lower dosage due to reduced kidney function.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

This drug is not to be taken or prescribed to expecting and lactating mothers as it may have fatal consequences for the unborn child.If you are taking the drug and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately.Small amounts of this drug can be transferred to the child through breast milk and therefore Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S isn't recommended to lactating mothers.If you are planning to conceive and are taking Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S as treatment, then refer to the doctor.The physician is likely to change your medicine and dosage.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Allergy to Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Gastrointestinal ulcers or history of gastric ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Severe kidney impairment/failure
  • Severe liver impairment/failure
  • Severe heart impairment/failure 
  • Bleeding disorders 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S

  • Asthma 
  • Peripheral vascular disease 
  • Cerebrovascular disease 
  • Mild to moderate cardiac (heart) impairment/failure
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hypovolaemia (decreased blood volume)
  • Mixed connective tissue disorders
  • Porphyria (group of rare inherited blood disorders)
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Visual disturbances
  • Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus 
  • Old age 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Anticoagulants
  • Antiplatelets
  • Hydantoins
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Quinolones
  • Sulphonamides
  • Diuretics
  • Lithium
  • Beta-blockers
  • Probenecid
  • Methotrexate
  • Cyclosporin
  • Corticosteroids
  • SSRIs
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Mifepristone
  • Tacrolimus
  • Zidovudine
  • Other NSAIDs
  • Antihypertensives
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Methotrexate
  • Digoxin
  • Antacids
  • Sulfinpyrazone.

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S has certain side effects which include:

  • Stomach problems (nausea,vomiting,constipation)
  • Flatulence 
  • Dizziness 
  • Heartburn 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Chest pain 
  • Difficulty in breathing 
  • Unilateral weakness of the body 
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • High blood pressure 
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin 
  • Skin rash/blisters 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Flatulence- Can be eased by consuming smaller,more frequent meals that don't trigger your flatulence.Getting a minimum of 30 minutes of daily exercise has shown great results in combating flatulence. 
  • Heartburn - can be dealt with by chewing on mint flavored gum that’ll help neutralize the acid in the body.Standing up straighter,adding ginger to the daily diet,elevating the patient’s upper body and having licorice supplements has shown to provide relief.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Key Facts About Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S

  • Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is used to relieve pain 
  • Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S may cause constipation,heartburn and dizziness
  • Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S can be used to treat dental pain 

FAQ

#1.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep a check on serum potassium levels are advised to be done periodically.It is also advised that patients learn to monitor their own blood pressure levels daily from the comfort of their homes and inform their doctor of any changes seen.

#2.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE ANTACIDS FOR INDIGESTION ALONG WITH Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S?

Yes.Antacids are safe to be ingested by the patient while undergoing treatment with Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S.

#3.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#4.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence, if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#5.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S?

  • Stomach problems (nausea,vomiting,constipation)
  • Flatulence 
  • Dizziness 
  • Heartburn 

#6.HOW TO STORE Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S?

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#7.CAN Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects.If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass.However,please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues.It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the course of your treatment,as it may worsen the dizziness.

#8.WHY MUST I PROTECT MY SKIN FROM THE SUN WHILE TAKING Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S?

Treatment with Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S may lead to the skin becoming sensitive to sun damage and it is therefore recommended to patients to wear sunscreen at all times,along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#9.WILL Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#10.HOW IS Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is to be ingested 2-3 times daily by mouth.Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is advised to be ingested with food as it may cause an upset stomach.

#11.HOW DOES Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S WORK?

Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Dolonap 500mg Tablet 10 'S is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.

 

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