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Dolophine

Dolophine Information

Dolophine Benefits & Uses

Dolophine is used to treat the following -

Dolophine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Dolophine

Methadone

Dolophine Side Effects

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

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  4. Urine Retention
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Urticaria
  9. Agitation
  10. Edema Moderate

Dolophine Related Warnings

Is the use of Dolophine safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Dolophine safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Dolophine on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Dolophine on the Kidneys?

Dolophine rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Dolophine on the Liver?

Dolophine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Dolophine on the Heart?

Dolophine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Dolophine with Other Drugs

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

Dolophine Contraindications

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

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  3. Diabetes
  4. Depression
  5. Pancreatitis
  6. Ulcerative Colitis
  7. Asthma
  8. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Dolophine

Is this Dolophine habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Dolophine.

No

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

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Dolophine as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Dolophine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Dolophine is useful in treating mental disorders.

Yes

Dolophine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dolophine

Taking Dolophine with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Dolophine

Taking Dolophine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 827-828
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 476
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dolophine® Hydrochloride (methadone hydrochloride)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Methadose™ Oral Concentrate (methadone hydrochloride oral concentrate)