Dolostan

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Dolostan Information

Dolostan is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Pain, Rheumatic Disorder. The alternative uses of Dolostan have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Dolostan. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Dolostan as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Dolostan are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Dolostan's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Dolostan has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Dolostan related warnings section.

Dolostan can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Dolostan in conditions like Kidney Disease, Asthma. Some other conditions that can be affected by Dolostan are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Dolostan may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Dolostan is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Dolostan Benefits & Uses

Dolostan is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Dolostan 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: First dose given 500 mg followed by 250 mg for 7 days only
Geriatric
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: First dose given 500 mg followed by 250 mg for 7 days only
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 250 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: First dose given 500 mg followed by 250 mg for 7 days only


Dolostan Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

  • पेट दर्द
  • Dyspepsia
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • पेट की गैस
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash

Dolostan Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Dolostan safe for pregnant women?


    Dolostan should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Dolostan safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Dolostan on the Kidneys?


    Dolostan rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Dolostan on the Liver?


    Dolostan is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Dolostan on the Heart?


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

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Dolostan with Other Drugs

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

Life Threatening

Severe

Moderate



Dolostan Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Dolostan

  • Is this Dolostan habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Dolostan is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Dolostan will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Dolostan is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Dolostan is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Dolostan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Dolostan


    Taking Dolostan with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Dolostan


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

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Dolostan

Question almost 4 years ago

Is it safe to take Dolostan?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Yes, it is safe to take Dolostan for as long as it is recommended by your doctor. However, it may cause certain side effects in some people like constipation, diarrhea, bloating or gas, ringing in the ears, nervousness, headache, and dizziness. Please talk to your doctor immediately if you suffer from any of these side effects. 

Question almost 4 years ago

Is Dolostan used for fever?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dolostan is used for the management of fever. Dolostan is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which has antipyretic or fever-reducing property. 

Question about 4 years ago

How does Dolostan work?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

Dolostan works by blocking prostaglandins which are responsible for causing pain. In this way, Dolostan provides relief from cramps, abdominal pain, and spasmodic pain.

Question over 3 years ago

Does Dolostan cause drowsiness?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Dolostan may cause drowsiness or sleepiness. It is a common side effect of this drug. Activities such as driving and operating heavy machinery should be avoided after taking this Dolostan to prevent accidents and injuries as it causes drowsiness.

Question over 3 years ago

Can I take paracetamol with Dolostan?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

Yes, Dolostan can be taken with paracetamol as there are no interactions between the two. However, you must first speak to your doctor. Based on your condition, the doctor will guide you about which drug to use and which do not use. Always follow the instructions of your doctor completely. 



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ponstel® (Mefenamic Acid)



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