Calcium Dobesilate Uses

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Calcium Dobesilate indications

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Microangiopathies, in particular diabetic retinopathy.

Clinical signs of chronic venous insufficiency in the lower limbs (pain, cramps, paresthesia, oedema stasis dermatosis), as adjuvant in superficial thrombophlebitis, haemorrhoidal syndrome, microcirculation disorders of arteriovenous origin.

Uses of Calcium Dobesilate in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

It is used to reduce the viscosity of blood thus restoring normal flow of blood and also prevents platelet hyper aggregation.

Calcium Dobesilate description

Calcium Dobesilate is 2,5-dihydroxy benzene sulfonic acid calcium salt. Molecular formula of Calcium Dobesilate is C12H10CaO10S2. Molecular weight is 418.41 and melting point is 300°C. Color changes to pink upon exposure to air. Very soluble in water and alcohol, practically insoluble in ether, benzene, chloroform. Therapeutic Category: Vasotropic.

Calcium Dobesilate dosage

Diabetic Microangiopathy: Because of chronic nature of the illness, it is preferable to determine the dosage for each case individually. Initial Treatment: 1.5-2 g/day according to the severity of the case. Maintenance Treatment: 1 g/day.

Other Vascular Disorders: 0.5-1 g/day according to the severity of the case.

Calcium Dobesilate interactions


No interaction is known.

Incompatibilities: No incompatibility is known.

Calcium Dobesilate side effects

Rarely in sensitive persons some nausea or gastric discomfort may occur but this rapidly disappears if the dose is decreased.

Calcium Dobesilate contraindications

Hypersensitivity towards Calcium Dobesilate and/or sulfites.

Active ingredient matches for Calcium Dobesilate:

Calcium Dobesilate

Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Tablet; Oral; Calcium Dobesilate 500 mg

List of Calcium Dobesilate substitutes (brand and generic names):

Calvir 500mg CAP / 10 (East African (I) Remedies Pvt Ltd)
Calvir 500 mg Capsule (East African (I) Remedies Pvt Ltd)$ 0.16
Cocalate 500mg TAB / 10 (Cronus (VHB Life Science Inc.))$ 1.57
500 mg x 10's (Cronus (VHB Life Science Inc.))$ 1.57
Cocalate 500 mg Tablet (Cronus (VHB Life Science Inc.))$ 0.16
COCALATE tab 500 mg x 10's (Cronus (VHB Life Science Inc.))$ 1.57
DBS 500mg CAP / 10 (Zee Laboratories Ltd)$ 1.57
500 mg x 100's (Zee Laboratories Ltd)$ 15.71
DBS 500 mg Capsule (Zee Laboratories Ltd)$ 0.16
DBS 500mg CAP / 100 (Zee Laboratories Ltd)$ 15.71
DBS cap 500 mg x 100's (Zee Laboratories Ltd)$ 15.71
Capsule; Oral; Calcium Dobesilate 250 mg (Sanofi synthelabo)
Capsule; Oral; Calcium Dobesilate 500 mg (Sanofi synthelabo)
Diloxid 500 mg Capsule (Shiwalic Formulations Pvt Ltd)$ 0.07
Dobaid 500mg CAP / 9x2x10 (Pharma Drugs & Chemicals)$ 27.14
Dobaid 500 mg Capsule (Pharma Drugs & Chemicals)$ 0.15
Doberol 500mg Capsule (Lupin Ltd)$ 0.16
DOBESIL Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg / 10 units (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 1.82
500 mg x 10's (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 1.75
0.5 % w/w x 10g (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.62
Dobesil 500mg CAP / 10 (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 1.75
Dobesil 0.5% w/w OINT / 10g (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.62
Dobesil 10 gm Ointment (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.62
Dobesil 500 mg Capsule (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.18
DOBESIL 500MG CAPSULE 1 strip / 10 capsules each (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 2.22
Dobesil 500mg CAP / 10 (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 1.75
Dobesil 0.5% w/w OINT / 10g (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.62
Dobesil 500mg Capsule (Ochoa Laboratories (P) Ltd.)$ 0.24


The results of a survey conducted on for Calcium Dobesilate are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Calcium Dobesilate. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

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1 consumer reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by website users about whether the Calcium Dobesilate drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
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2 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Calcium Dobesilate before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by website users, it takes 1 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Calcium Dobesilate. To get the time effectiveness of using Calcium Dobesilate drug by other patients, please click here.
1 month2

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