Nuzyme Tablet

Manufacturer: Zest Pharma
Medicine composition: Diastase, Dimethicone, Pancreatin, Pepsin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Nuzyme Tablet is known to aid the process of digestion and other gastric functions. It disintegrate the starch and convert it into maltose. It is obtained from an important enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the breakdown of carbohydrates to transform it into an easily digestible form.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy. Most of the drugs are contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. In such cases, immense precaution is required in the determination of the dosage.

Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Nuzyme Tablet may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications.

The doctor should also be informed of any allergies that you may be having of any drug, food or other substance. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

This medicine is primarily prescribed to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

The most common side effects of this drugs include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Nuzyme tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication is categorised among the group of enzymes that function by breaking down starch into a mixture of disaccharide and trisaccharide maltose containing 1-4- linked glucose residues and into oligosaccharides or dextrins containing 1-6-linked glucose residues. The drug is used for digestion related treatments like acid indigestion, epigastric distress, flatulence and sour stomach.

Ques: What is Nuzyme Tablet?

Ans: Nuzyme Tablet is a digestive enzyme.

Ques: What is Nuzyme Tablet used for?

Ans: Nuzyme Tablet is known to aid the process of digestion and other gastric functions. It disintegrates the starch and converts it into maltose.

Ques: How long do I need to use Nuzyme Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Nuzyme Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Nuzyme Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Nuzyme Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long does Nuzyme Tablet take to work?

Ans: Usually, Nuzyme Tablet starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Ques: What if I don't get better after using Nuzyme Tablet?

Ans: Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Ques: Is Nuzyme Tablet habit forming?

Ans: No issues of addiction have been reported yet.

Ques: Is Nuzyme Tablet safe?

Ans: Yes, Nuzyme Tablet is safe to use if taken in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.
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About Nuzyme Tablet
What are the uses of Nuzyme Tablet
What are the contraindications of Nuzyme Tablet ?
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What are the dosage instructions?
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