DOLESTAN forte tablets, Sleep disorders, sleep disorder

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DOLESTAN forte tablets 20 pcs, Sleep disorders, sleep disorder 

pack size:20 pcs Dosage form:tablets

Areas of DOLESTAN forte tablets, Sleep disorders, sleep disorder  application:

- Sleep disorders, for short-term treatment Instructions for

use DOLESTAN forte tablets, Sleep disorders, sleep disorder:

The total dose should not be exceeded without consulting a doctor or pharmacist.

Type of application?
Take the medicine with liquid (e.g. 1 glass of water).

Duration of use?
The drug should not be used for more than 2 weeks. As a rule, however, the duration of treatment should be as short as possible and only last a few days. If the symptoms persist, you should see your doctor.

An overdose can cause drowsiness, impaired consciousness, hallucinations and cardiovascular disorders. If you suspect an overdose, contact a doctor immediately.

In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for infants, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.

A dosage prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.

Mode of action:
How does the ingredient in the drug work?

The active ingredient blocks receptors for a specific messenger substance called histamine. With this blockade, he suppresses a vasodilatation and increased blood flow to the smallest hair vessels (capillaries) triggered by histamine. It also uses the same mechanism to combat nausea and has a calming and sleep-inducing effect.

What speaks against an application?

- hypersensitivity to the ingredients
- heart disease, such as:
- Coronary heart disease (circulatory disorders of the heart muscle)
- Deviation in the ECG (prolongation of the QT duration)
- Conduction disorders in the heart
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- Reduced heart rate
- Epilepsy - Enlarged
prostate with residual urine formation
- Pheochromocytoma (adrenaline-producing tumor)
- Disorders of the salt balance, such as:
- Potassium deficiency
- Magnesium deficiency
- narrow-angle glaucoma

Under certain circumstances - talk to your doctor or pharmacist about:
- constriction in the digestive tract, such as:
- achalasia (narrowing of the esophagus)
- pyloric stenosis (narrowing of the stomach)
- bronchial asthma, especially during an acute attack
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (chronic airway disease with a narrowing of the airways)
- Impaired kidney function
- Impaired liver function

Which age group should be considered?
- Children under 14 years: The medicine must not be used.
- Children and adolescents under 18 years of age: There are no dosage information for this age group.

What about pregnancy and lactation?
- Pregnancy: According to current knowledge, the drug should not be used.
- Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, it is not recommended to use it. You may be to consider a weaning.

If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use entails in the event of a contraindication.

Side effects:
What side effects can occur?

- Gastrointestinal complaints such as:
- Nausea
- Vomiting
- Diarrhea
- Constipation
- Heartburn
- Dry mouth
- Headache
- Dizziness
- Drowsiness
- Drowsiness - Difficulty
- Strange (paradoxical) reactions such as:
- Restlessness
- Nervousness
- Excitement
- Anxiety
- Trembling
- Sleep disturbances
- Visual disturbances
- Increased intraocular pressure
- Allergic reactions
- Increased photosensitivity of the skin
- Deviation in the ECG (prolongation of the QT duration)
- Disturbances in urinating
- Bile congestion with development of jaundice
- Change in the blood count
- Muscle weakness

Do you notice a disturbance or change in your condition during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.

Important DOLESTAN forte tablets, Sleep disorders, sleep disorder  information:

What should you consider?
- The ability to react can also be impaired when used as intended, especially in higher doses or in combination with alcohol. Be particularly careful when driving or using machines (including household ones) that could injure you.
- Avoid excessive UV radiation, eg in solariums or when sunbathing extensively, because the skin reacts more sensitively while using the medicine.
- Sudden stopping may cause problems or discomfort. Therefore, the treatment should be ended slowly, i.e. with a gradual taper of the dose. It is best to seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
- Caution: If you use the medicine for a long time, the body can get used to it and you may need an increasing dose to feel an effect.
- Be careful if you are allergic to talc!
- There may be medicines with which interactions occur. You should therefore generally tell your doctor or pharmacist about any other medicine you are already using before starting treatment with a new medicine. This also applies to medicines that you buy yourself, use only occasionally or have been using for some time.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.