Dorofen Side effects

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Consists of Ginkgo Biloba, Glucosamine

What are the possible side effects of Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen)?

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Diarrhea; dizziness; gas; headache; nausea; stomach upset.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); fainting; pounding in the chest; skin redness; trouble speaking; unusual bruising or bleeding; weakness.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the.

Side effects of Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) in details

infoA side effect of any drug can be defined as the unwanted or undesired effect produced by the drug. The side effect can be major or in few medications minor that can be ignored. Side effects not only vary from drug to drug, but it also depends on the dose of the drug, the individual sensitivity of the person, brand or company which manufactures it. If side effects overweigh the actual effect of the medicine, it may be difficult to convince the patient to take the drug. Few patients get specific side effects to specific drugs; in that case, a doctor replaces the drug with another. If you feel any side effect and it troubles you, do not forget to share with your healthcare practitioner.
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There are no verified data on the frequency of the undesirable effects observed during treatment with Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen)-containing preparations, since these adverse effects have become known through single reports from patients, physicians or pharmacists. According to these reports, the following side effects may occur during treatment with Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen): Nervous System Disorders: Headache.

Vascular Disorders: Bleeding from single organs has been reported.

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Mild gastrointestinal disturbances.

Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders: Allergic skin reactions (reddening, swelling, itching).

What is the most important information I should know about Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen)?

  • Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) may cause dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how you react to Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen). Using Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) alone, with certain other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks.
  • If you are using this product for brain conditions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. A medical evaluation or prescription medicine may be needed to treat your condition.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose or take this product for longer than 3 months without checking with your doctor.
  • Check with your doctor before you begin taking any new medicine, either prescription or over-the-counter, including any medicine that contains aspirin or other NSAIDs (eg, ibuprofen).
  • This product has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as safe and effective for any medical condition. The long-term safety of herbal products is not known. Before using any alternative medicine, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • This product is not recommended for use in CHILDREN.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Use of Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) is not recommended if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the risks of using this product during pregnancy.

Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) contraindications

infoContraindication can be described as a special circumstance or a disease or a condition wherein you are not supposed to use the drug or undergo particular treatment as it can harm the patient; at times, it can be dangerous and life threatening as well. When a procedure should not be combined with other procedure or when a medicine cannot be taken with another medicine, it is called Relative contraindication. Contraindications should be taken seriously as they are based on the relative clinical experience of health care providers or from proven research findings.
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Hypersensitivity to Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) or to any of the excipients of Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen).

Use in lactation: It is unknown whether Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen)/metabolites are excreted in human milk. A risk to the newborns/infants cannot be excluded. Ginkgo Biloba (Dorofen) should not be used during breastfeeding.

What are the possible side effects of Glucosamine (Dorofen)?

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Constipation; diarrhea; drowsiness; headache; heartburn; nausea; upset stomach; vomiting.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the.

Side effects of Glucosamine (Dorofen) in details

infoA side effect of any drug can be defined as the unwanted or undesired effect produced by the drug. The side effect can be major or in few medications minor that can be ignored. Side effects not only vary from drug to drug, but it also depends on the dose of the drug, the individual sensitivity of the person, brand or company which manufactures it. If side effects overweigh the actual effect of the medicine, it may be difficult to convince the patient to take the drug. Few patients get specific side effects to specific drugs; in that case, a doctor replaces the drug with another. If you feel any side effect and it troubles you, do not forget to share with your healthcare practitioner.
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The clinical trials have shown the good tolerability of Glucosamine (Dorofen). Undesiderable effects have been observed in a low proportion of patients. They were transient, of minor entity and included: Cardiovascular: Peripheral oedema, tachycardia were reported in a few patients following larger clinical trials investigating oral administration in osteoarthritis. Causal relationship has not been established. Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, headache, somnolence, insomnia have been observed rarely during therapy. Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia or epigastric pain, flatulence, constipation, heartburn and anorexia have been described rarely during oral therapy with Glucosamine (Dorofen). Skin: Skin reactions eg, cutaneous rash, erythema, pruritus have been reported with therapeutic administration of Glucosamine (Dorofen). Occasionally contact dermatitis, papular rash, urticaria and eczema may occur.

Isolated cases of hair loss, allergic reactions, visual disturbances and oedema were observed.

What is the most important information I should know about Glucosamine (Dorofen)?

  • Check with your doctor before you begin taking any new medicine, either prescription or over-the-counter.
  • This product has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as safe and effective for any medical condition. The long-term safety of dietary supplements is not known. Before using any alternative medicine, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Diabetes patients - Glucosamine (Dorofen) may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely and ask your doctor before adjusting the dose of your diabetes medicine.
  • This product is not recommended for use in CHILDREN.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: Do not use this product if you are pregnant. Do not breast-feed while you are using this product.

Glucosamine (Dorofen) contraindications

infoContraindication can be described as a special circumstance or a disease or a condition wherein you are not supposed to use the drug or undergo particular treatment as it can harm the patient; at times, it can be dangerous and life threatening as well. When a procedure should not be combined with other procedure or when a medicine cannot be taken with another medicine, it is called Relative contraindication. Contraindications should be taken seriously as they are based on the relative clinical experience of health care providers or from proven research findings.
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Hypersensitivity to chondroitin sulphate, Glucosamine (Dorofen) sulphate or to any of the excipients of Glucosamine (Dorofen).

Glucosamine (Dorofen) contains sorbitol 1163 mg as excipient. Therefore, patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take Glucosamine (Dorofen).

Glucosamine (Dorofen) is not indicated for the treatment of acute painful symptoms.

Since Glucosamine (Dorofen) is derived from seafood (shellfish), Glucosamine (Dorofen) should not be given to patients who are allergic to shellfish.

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Dorofen 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 Dorofen. 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.

User reports

4 consumers reported side effects

Did you experience side effects while taking Dorofen drug?
According to the report by ndrugs.com, the below mentioned statistics discuss the number of people who experienced side effects after taking Dorofen drug. Every drug produces at least minor unwanted effects, which we call side effects. The side effects can be bothersome, or they can be minor so patients do not know they are experiencing them. The side effects of the drug depend on the individual, severity of disease, symptom, and associated conditions in the patient. The most deciding factor is the drug dosage. The higher the dosage, the higher the therapeutic result, and the more side effects. Every patient need not have the same intensity of side effect. When the side effects are greater, immediately consult your health care provider.
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No side effects4
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