Dolobid

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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called Dolobid (diflunisal) is used to treat pain and inflammation. It functions by preventing the synthesis of specific organic compounds that cause pain and inflammation.

Health Benefits

Dolobid is a medication used to treat a number of pain-related issues, including headache, arthritis, menstrual cramps, dental pain, and muscle aches. Additionally, it lowers fever. Other uses of dolobid not covered in this medication guide are also possible.

Side Effects

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives; trouble breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

If you experience any of the following:

swelling, difficulty breathing, or difficulty breathing even after light exercise;

tunnel vision, eye pain, or a red or cloudy eye;

speech slurs;

dark urine, clay-colored stools, loss of appetite, upper stomach pain, itching, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

flu symptoms, such as a fever, chills, body aches, or

Unusual weakness, easy bleeding, and bruises.

The following are possible Dolobid side effects:

gas, bloating, and an upset stomach;

headaches, vertigo, or

mild rash on the skin.

There may be additional side effects; this is not a comprehensive list. Get advice from your physician by calling.

Dosages

Dolobid is typically taken by adults in doses of 500 mg to 1000 mg, divided into two to three 250 mg tablets or one to two 500 mg tablets, four times per day. Depending on the child's weight, a different recommended dose is given for children.

Interactions

Other NSAIDs, corticosteroids, "blood thinners," lithium, methotrexate, probenecid, or ACE inhibitors may interact with dolobid. Inform your physician of all medications you take. Prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products are included in this. Never begin a new medication without first consulting your physician.

Mechanism of Action

Dolobid works by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are chemicals that play a role in pain and inflammation. By blocking the production of prostaglandins, Dolobid can help to relieve pain and inflammation.

Pharmacokinetics

Dolobid is quickly absorbed from the digestive system. After an oral dose, peak plasma concentrations happen one to two hours later. Dolobid has an elimination half-life of roughly 3 hours.

Alternatives to Dolobid

Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib (Celebrex), and indomethacin (Indocin) are just a few of the other NSAIDs that are readily available. While some of these medications can be purchased without a prescription, others need one. The best NSAID for you should be discussed with your doctor.

Is Ibuprofen more effective than Dolobid?

This question cannot be answered with certainty because every individual will react to medications differently. Ibuprofen may be more effective for some people's pain than Dolobid, while the opposite may be true for others. It is crucial to discuss the best medication for you with your doctor.

Is Dolobid the same as ibuprofen?

No, the drugs Dolobid and ibuprofen are not interchangeable. Although they both function somewhat differently, they are both NSAIDs. Ibuprofen works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX), whereas dolobid works by preventing the production of prostaglandins.

Symptoms of an Overdose

Gastrointestinal bleeding is the overdose symptom that occurs most frequently. Other signs could be headaches, vision issues, and dizziness. Call the emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room right away if you believe you have taken too much Dolobid.

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called Dolobid is used to treat pain and inflammation. It functions by preventing the synthesis of specific organic compounds that cause pain and inflammation.

Dolobid is a medication used to treat a number of pain-related issues, including headache, arthritis, menstrual cramps, dental pain, and muscle aches. Additionally, it lowers fever. Other uses of dolobid not covered in this medication guide are also possible.


Chemical Structure

Dolobid is a white, crystalline powder that has the following chemical composition and a molecular weight of 382.41:

544-31-4 is the CAS Registry Number.

The chemical formula is C15H14ClNO3.

382.41 Molecular Weight

215-216°C is the melting point.

Boiling Point: 760 mmHg at 430.6 °C

215.4 °C Flash Point

1.215 g/cm3 for density

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