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

Duocad Benefits & Uses

Duocad is used to treat the following -

  1. हाई कोलेस्ट्रॉल (और पढ़ें - कोलेस्ट्रॉल कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. हाई ट्राइग्लिसराइड्स
  3. एनजाइना
  4. हार्ट फेल होना
  5. दिल का दौरा
  6. स्ट्रोक

Duocad 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 Duocad

Atorvastatin
Aspirin(ASA)

Duocad Side Effects

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

  1. Abdominal Pain Severe
  2. Heartburn Severe
  3. Constipation Severe
  4. Skin Rash Severe
  5. Yellow eyes
  6. Irregular heartbeat
  7. Cough Moderate
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Difficulty swallowing
  10. Joint pain

Duocad Related Warnings

Is the use of Duocad safe for pregnant women?

Duocad can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Duocad safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Duocad on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Duocad. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Duocad on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Duocad. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Duocad only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Duocad on the Heart?

Side effects of Duocad on heart are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Duocad with Other Drugs

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

Duocad Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Bleeding
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Duocad

Is this Duocad habit forming or addictive?

Duocad is not addictive in nature.

No

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

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Duocad since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Duocad only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Duocad is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Duocad Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Duocad

Taking Duocad with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Duocad

Taking alcohol with Duocad can be dangerous.

Severe

Duocad FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Duocad in the morning?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Duocad can be taken in the morning. It can be taken anytime once in a day with food or without food or as advised by your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Duocad on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

No, Duocad should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Duocad?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Duocad comes in form of a tablet and ideally, it should be taken by mouth once daily as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with food or without food at any time of the day. Precautions must be taken in patients with liver disease, diabetes, and hypothyroidism.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Duocad cause hair loss?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Duocad might cause hair loss but it occurs very rarely. This problem goes away after discontinuation of the drug. However, if you notice excessive hair loss then consult it with your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

How long can I safely use Duocad?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Use Duocad as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or use it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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