Dologel Gel (Analgesic Antiseptic Gel)
Dologel (Analgesic Antiseptic Gel) is manufactured by Dr Reddy Laboratories Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Choline Salicylate. Dolo Gel is used for Ache, Pain, Mouth ulcers pain, Pain caused by mouth ulcers, Pain associated with a hangover, Minor aches, Headache, Sores pain, Minor ache, Arthritic and other conditions.
Can we use Dologel during pregnency?
Pregnancy A Adequate and wellcontrolled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters.
Can we use Dologel during lactation?
Lactation L5 Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience or Dologel Drop is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant
For what type of diseases Dologel may be prescribed
Choline salicylate along with magnesium salicylate is used to relieve pain in various conditions It also reduces pain swelling and joint stiffness in arthritis.
Precautions before taking Dologel
Choline magnesium salicylate as other salicylates should not be given within six weeks of influenza virus vaccine as this can increase risk of Reyes syndrome a serious often fatal disease that causes numerous detrimental effects to many organs especially the brain and liver due to unknown mechanisms When choline magnesium salicylate is used in combination with methotrexate Rheumatrex Trexall an antimetabolite the blood levels of methotrexate may increase presumably because the elimination of methotrexate from the body is reduced This may lead to more methotrexaterelated side effects Concurrent use of choline magnesium salicylate and warfarin Coumadin a blood thinner may cause excessive bleeding as choline magnesium salicylate enhances the effect of warfarin It is therefore important to reduce the dosage of warfarin.
Significance of Dologel
Choline magnesium salicylate is a type of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug NSAID referred to as a salicylate which is effective in treating fever pain and inflammation in the body Other drugs within the same class are aspirin diflunisal Dolobid and salsalate Disalcid They work by reducing the levels of prostaglandins chemicals that are responsible for pain fever and inflammation The salicylates block the enzyme that makes prostaglandins cyclooxygenase resulting in lower concentrations of prostaglandins As a consequence inflammation pain and fever are reduced.