Bestodol

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Bestodol Information

Bestodol is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection, Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Pain. Other than this, Bestodol has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Bestodol. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Bestodol are Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea or vomiting. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Bestodol as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Bestodol go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Bestodol's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Bestodol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Bestodol can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Bestodol in conditions like Asthma. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Bestodol contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Bestodol have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Bestodol is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Bestodol Benefits & Uses
  2. Bestodol Dosage & How to Take
  3. Bestodol Side Effects
  4. Bestodol Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Bestodol with Other Drugs
  6. Bestodol Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Bestodol
  8. Bestodol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Bestodol Benefits & Uses

Bestodol is used to treat the following -

Bestodol Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Bestodol

Tramadol

Bestodol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Bestodol is used -

Bestodol Related Warnings

Is the use of Bestodol safe for pregnant women?

Bestodol may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Bestodol, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Bestodol safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Bestodol. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Bestodol on the Kidneys?

Bestodol has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Bestodol on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Bestodol on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Bestodol on the Heart?

Bestodol is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Bestodol with Other Drugs

Bestodol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Bestodol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Bestodol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Bestodol

Is this Bestodol habit forming or addictive?

Yes, you can get addicted to Bestodol. It is essential that you take [medicine] only after doctor's recommendation.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Bestodol you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Bestodol should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Bestodol is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Bestodol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Bestodol

You can take Bestodol with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Bestodol

Taking alcohol with Bestodol can be dangerous.

Severe

Bestodol FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can Bestodol be taken for long term?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

No, long-term use of Bestodol should be avoided since it is a habit-forming drug and it can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. You are advised to take it as per your doctor's instructions.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Bestodol cause constipation?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Bestodol may cause constipation in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this medicine. If you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug, then try to eat fibre rich food, take digestive enzyme and laxatives might be helpful in reducing constipation.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Bestodol cause withdrawal symptoms?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Bestodol causes withdrawal symptoms when the drug is suddenly discontinued after long-term treatment. These withdrawal symptoms include seizures, dysphoria (unease or dissatisfaction), vomiting, sweating, uncontrollable shaking of a part of your body, stomach or muscle cramps, anxiety, or difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

Question about 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Bestodol?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

The duration of treatment might vary depending upon the patient's medical condition. You are advised take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor because it is a habit-forming drug.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Bestodol cause low blood pressure?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Bestodol cause low blood pressure (hypotension) in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of low blood pressure is unknown. If you are experiencing lightheadedness or blurry vision (symptoms of low blood pressure) after taking this drug then try to sit down and take rest for a while till it subsides.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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