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Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Zaltoprofen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is given to patients suffering from lumbar pain, dental pain, osteoarthritis, frozen shoulder, musculoskeletal pain, post-operative pain, cervicobrachial syndrome and other inflammatory conditions. This drug has analgesic and antiphlogistic effects. The medicine is not recommended for patients having dysemia, peptic ulcer, asthma, ulcerative Crohn’s disease, hypersensitivity and renal or hepatic problems

Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet, a preferential COX-2 inhibitor, selectively inhibits Prostaglandin E2 which enhances the pain pathway. It also stops bradykinin induced pain without adversely affecting the bradykinin receptors.

The dosage of Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet is commonly 80mg thrice daily before or after meals. However if taken after food, the medicine may cause gastrointestinal discomfort. It should be taken at the same time each day for best results. The dosage should not be increased abruptly and must be taken at regular intervals.

The common side effects of using Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet include vomiting, indigestion, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, epigastric pain, diarrhoea, large intestine carcinoma and others. The use of other drugs along with Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet may increase the side effects or cause the drug not to function and hence requires proper medical consultation. Zaltokin 80Mg Tablet may interact with anticoagulants, sulfonyl ureas and quinolone antibiotics

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 Pain Management Specialist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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.

The active constituent of this medicine is a form of a non-steroidal drug that prevents inflammation caused by conditions such as frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis and others. It works by stopping Prostaglandin E2 selectively that plays an important role in mediating the pain pathway.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Zydol 50Mg Suspension

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