Dolidon Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

DOLIDON 500 mg / 50 mg, film-coated tablet, box of 16
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Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol , Caffeine

Medicinal product withdrawn from the market on 08/18/2009

what is Dolidon ?

  • This drug is a specialty of SELF-MEDICATION
    • it is intended for adults and children over 15 years old
    • the absence of rapid recovery requires medical advice
  • IF IN DOUBT, NEVER HESITATE TO CALL YOUR DOCTOR, YOUR PHARMACIST.

what is Dolidon medication used for and indication?

This medicine contains paracetamol and caffeine; it is an analgesic (it calms the pain) and an antipyretic (it lowers the fever).

It is recommended for short-term treatment:

  • pain, such as: headache, toothache, painful periods, pain due to mild trauma (contusion, etc.)
  • feverish and “flu” states.

PRESENTATION (S) AVAILABLE FOR DOLIDON 500 MG / 50 MG

2 presentations are available for this medication:

  • 1 amber glass vial (s) of 16 tablet (s)
  • PVC-Aluminum blister pack (s) of 16 tablet (s)
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class not communicated
Active substance (s) for one tablet: caffeine (50.00 mg), paracetamol (500.00 mg)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form coated tablet
Route (s) of administration oral
Selling price unregulated price
Social security reimbursement rate 0%
Laboratory (s) Laboratory (s) manufacturer Dolidon 500 mg / 50 mg
Conditions of issue available without prescription

Dolidon Dosage

  • ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 15 YEARS OLD.
  • Take 1 to 2 tablets per dose, 1 to 3 times a day.
  • Do not exceed the maximum dosage of 6 tablets per day.
  • Swallow the tablets with a full glass of water.
  • The catches must be spaced at least 4 hours apart.
  • Avoid taking at the end of the afternoon.

Dolidon Contraindications

Do not take DOLIDON 500 mg / 50 mg film-coated tablets in the following cases:

  • Previous allergies to paracetamol and or to one of the components of the product.
  • Severe liver disease.
  • Children under 15.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST FOR THE ADVICE.

How To Take Dolidon ?

Administration mode

  • ORAL

Duration of the treatment

  • The usual duration of treatment is less than 5 days: 3 days maximum, in case of fever
  • 5 days maximum, in case of pain.

how does Dolidon work?

  • Paracetamol : Analgesic and antipyretic.
  • Caffeine : Central stimulant which only potentiates the analgesic effect of paracetamol.

How To Store Dolidon ?

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Expiration date

  • Do not use DOLIDON 500 mg / 50 mg film-coated tablet after the expiry date stated on the box.

Storage conditions

  • No special storage conditions.
  • If necessary, warnings against certain visible signs of deterioration

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist what to do with any unused medicine. These measures will help protect the environment.

Dolidon Side Effects

Like all medicines, DOLIDON 500 mg / 50 mg film-coated tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them:

  • Excitement, insomnia, palpitations.
  • Possibility:
    • hives, redness, rash (signs of an allergic reaction),
    • nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, pallor, stomach pain (most often the sign of an overdose),

IN SUCH CASES :

  • STOP TREATMENT IMMEDIATELY AND TELL YOUR DOCTOR.
  • DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST.
  • If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects get serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Dolidon Interactions

RELATED TO PARACETAMOL

INTERACTIONS WITH PARACLINIC TESTS :

  • Taking paracetamol can distort the dosage of uric acid in the blood by the phosphotungstic acid method, and the dosage of blood sugar by the glucose oxidase-peroxidase method.

RELATED TO CAFEINE : ADVISED

ASSOCIATION WITH IDROCILAMIDE :

  • Significant increase in caffeine levels in the body, which can lead to excitement and hallucination by reducing the hepatic catabolism of caffeine.

Effects on ability to Drive and use machines

  • Not applicable.
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Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

WARNING

  • many medicines may contain paracetamol and / or caffeine. Do not combine them so as not to exceed the maximum recommended doses.

Precautions for use

  • In case of kidney disease, seek the advice of your doctor.
  • If the pain persists for more than 5 days or the fever for more than 3 days, if they worsen or if any other sign occurs, do not continue treatment without the advice of your doctor or pharmacist.

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

  • In the event of overdose or accidental poisoning, TELL YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY.
  • Do not associate with the intake of alcoholic drinks.
  • This medicine contains an azo agent: cochineal red A (E151) and may cause allergic reactions.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

NEVER LEAVE WITHIN THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

Pregnancy

  • In animals: There is no study of teratogenesis.
  • In women:
    • First trimester: A prospective epidemiological study involving a few hundred women did not reveal any teratogenic effect.
    • No fetal toxicity to date has been described during administration during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.
    • Consequently, paracetamol, under normal conditions of use, can be prescribed during pregnancy.

Breast-feeding

  • At therapeutic dose, administration of this drug is possible during breast-feeding.

What happens if I overdose from Dolidon ?

  • Not applicable.
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What should I do if I miss a dose?

  • Not applicable.
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What happens if you stop taking Dolidon ?

  • Not applicable.
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What is  Forms and Composition ?

Appearance and shape

  • Dark pink round film-coated tablet.
  • 16 tablets in blister packs (PVC / Aluminum).

Composition

Active ingredient Coated tablet

* per unit dose

Active ingredients: Paracetamol , Caffeine

Excipients: Bare tablet: Microcrystalline cellulose (Avicel pH 102) , Colloidal anhydrous silica (AEROSIL 200) , Acid stearic , Magnesium stearate , Film-coated tablet: Hypromellose , Microcrystalline cellulose , Macrogol stearate 40 , Titanium dioxide , Cochineal Carmine , Macrogol 600

No excipient with known effect ? is not present in the composition of this drug

NOT’s

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Additional information:

  • General explanation about dealing with the medicine: how to take the medicine, the doses and times of it, the start and duration of its effectiveness, the recommended diet during the period of taking the medicine, the method of storage and storage, recommendations in cases for forgetting the dose and instructions to stop taking the drug and take additional doses.

Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.

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