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