Katadol Capsule 10's belongs to a group of 'non-opioid analgesics' medicines used to provide relief from mild to moderate pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal pain. Pain is an unpleasant sensation and emotional experience that is associated with damage to tissues. It allows the body to react and prevent further tissue damage. Pain can be short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic). Perception of pain can differ from person to person where from tolerable to non-tolerable.
Katadol Capsule 10's compromises of 'Flupirtine' that exerts dual effects by relaxing muscles and treating pain. It works by blocking the signals responsible for the sense of pain and inflammation produced at the sites of injury and damage.
Take Katadol Capsule 10's as prescribed by your doctor. You are suggested to take $ame as long as your doctor has prescribed it after checking your medical condition. Some persons may experience common side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, pruritus (itchy skin), dry mouth and gastric fullness, nausea and muscle tremor. Most of the side effects of Katadol Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not take Katadol Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Katadol Capsule 10's may cause drowsiness and dizziness, so drive with caution. Katadol Capsule 10's should not be given to children as safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol and Katadol Capsule 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and dizziness, it might also increase stomach bleeding risk. Do not take other pain killers along with Katadol Capsule 10's unless prescribed by the doctor. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects. People with hepatic encephalopathy, myasthenia gravis, any liver problems, tinnitus should not take Katadol Capsule 10's as it may lead to life-threatening conditions.
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Katadol Capsule 10's is used to provide relief from mild to moderate pain and inflammation associated with muscle pain involving the musculoskeletal system, tension headaches, dental extraction, pain associated with muscle spasm, tumour or cancer pain and pain after trauma-related/orthopaedic surgery and injuries. Additionally, Katadol Capsule 10's also relieve symptoms of abnormal menses cycle like menstrual period pain, premenstrual syndrome symptoms (PMS) and heavy menstrual periods management in women. Katadol Capsule 10's exerts dual effects by relaxing muscles and treating pain. It works by blocking the signals responsible for the sense of pain and inflammation produced at the sites of injury and damage. Katadol Capsule 10's has better tolerability than other pain killers and has low gastric problems (like gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer and blockage). Long-term use of opioids pain killers leads to side effects like nausea, constipation, sedation, confusion, pruritis, urinary retention, tolerance and dependence which may be experienced with Katadol Capsule 10's.
A person dealing with kidney problems, over 65 years of age or taking blood clotting (anticoagulants) medicines should only take Katadol Capsule 10's after consulting with the doctor. Katadol Capsule 10's is not recommended during pregnancy as safety and efficacy of Katadol Capsule 10's is not established. However, your doctor may prescribe Katadol Capsule 10's for you during pregnancy if he/she feels the benefit to you outweighs the risk. While Katadol Capsule 10's may pass in the lactating mother's breast milk, it is advisable to take it only if prescribed by your doctor. Katadol Capsule 10's tends to cause stomach upset. Thus, it is recommended to consume Katadol Capsule 10's with meals to minimize gastric side effects. If you have a peptic ulcer diagnosis, Katadol Capsule 10's is best avoided unless prescribed by your doctor. Katadol Capsule 10's can cause liver injury when taken in large doses. Concomitant use of alcohol is best avoided as it aggravates liver toxicity. Although it is generally a safe medicine to use, it should be avoided in patients with kidney disease as Katadol Capsule 10's may hurt renal functions. In case you develop diarrhoea or vomiting when taking Katadol Capsule 10's, consult your doctor about the continuation of Katadol Capsule 10's as it can increase dehydration and lead to kidney damage. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided during the treatment with Katadol Capsule 10's as it may lead to increased risk of liver damage. If you have a severe allergy to painkillers or have hepatic encephalopathy, myasthenia gravis any liver problems then don't take Katadol Capsule 10's as it can cause serious side effects.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Drugs containing painkillers (nimesulide, paracetamol), blood clotting agents (warfarin), blood pressure-lowering agents (hydrochlorothiazide),anti-epilepsy medicine (carbamazepine), medicines for mania (lithium) should not be taken with Katadol Capsule 10's as they may interact with Katadol Capsule 10's.
Drug-Food Interaction: Limit alcohol as it may worsen liver problems.
Drug-Disease Interaction: People with hepatic encephalopathy, myasthenia gravis, any liver problems, or tinnitus should not take Katadol Capsule 10's as it may lead to life-threatening conditions.
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Katadol Capsule 10's to avoid unpleasant side-effects of this medicine.
Katadol Capsule 10's is not recommended during pregnancy as safety and efficacy of Katadol Capsule 10's is not established. However, your doctor may prescribe Katadol Capsule 10's for you during pregnancy if he/she feels the benefit to you outweighs the risk.
While Katadol Capsule 10's may pass in the breast milk of lactating mother so, it is advisable to take it only if prescribed by your doctor.
In some cases, Katadol Capsule 10's may cause dizziness and drowsiness. So if you observe such symptoms immediately stop the intake of Katadol Capsule 10's.
It is advised to consult with a doctor as this medicine can not be used in persons dealing with liver problems.
A person dealing with kidney problems should take Katadol Capsule 10's only after consulting with a doctor.
Katadol Capsule 10's not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Persons taking Katadol Capsule 10's may have false-positive results for urobilinogen, bilirubin and urine protein on urine test strips. So tell your lab assistant that you are taking Katadol Capsule 10's.
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Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, causing uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain can be dull or sharp. It can be described as a stinging, throbbing, sore and pinching sensation. Pain can occur frequently, or it can be consistent. The tolerance of pain can vary from person to person. Pain can be acute or can occur for a longer duration, it can be localized or can be overall. The common causes of pain are cramps, headache, muscle strain, arthritis or bone fractures. Pain can help diagnose a person's condition to know any underlying problems.
Katadol Capsule 10's
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