Dologel Ct Gel is used in the treatment of mouth ulcers. Patients who are allergic to Dologel Ct Gel or any of the ingredients of the gel or oral solution should not consume this drug before consulting the doctor.
Dologel Ct Gel is also employed for temporary relief of pain of rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, osteoarthritis, and other conditions for which oral salicylates are recommended
It is also useful in patients in which there is difficulty in administering doses in a tablet or capsule dosage form, because of the liquid dosage form.
You must not apply this drug on open wounds. Don’t use the oral gel with children or adolescents because some studies show a link between salicylate use and Reye’s syndrome (affects the brain, liver and may be fatal).
Immediately consult your doctor if there is no improvement found in pain after using this drug for 7 to 14 days. Immediately take medical help if you have symptoms of stomach bleeding such as black, bloody, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Symptoms of overdose include tinnitus, vomiting, acute renal failure, hyperthermia, irritability, seizures, coma, metabolic acidosis. For acute ingestions, determine serum salicylate levels 6 hours after ingestion; the “Done” nomogram may be helpful for estimating the severity of aspirin poisoning and directing treatment using serum salicylate levels.
Treatment should also be based upon symptomatology. Toxic symptoms and corresponding treatments are as follows:
Overdose: Induce emesis with ipecac, and/or lavage with saline, followed with activated charcoal.
Dehydration: I.V. fluids with KCl (no D5W only).
Metabolic acidosis (must be treated): Sodium bicarbonate.
Hyperthermia: Cooling blankets or sponge baths.
Coagulopathy/hemorrhage: Vitamin K I.V.
Hypoglycemia (with coma, seizures, or change in mental status): Dextrose 25 g I.V.
Seizures: Diazepam 5-10 mg I.V.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a General Physician before using this medicine.
This medication is primarily used for the following conditions:
Here are some of the possible side effects of this medication:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.
Are there any overdose instructions?
In case of an overdose, you may experience side effects like restlessness, anxiety, confusion or dizziness. In such cases, make sure that you consult a doctor with immediate effect.
It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). It also acts on the hypothalamus heat-regulating centre to reduce fever and blocks the generation of pain impulses.