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Zerodol 150 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Medicine composition: Aceclofenac
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Zerodol 150 MG Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Zerodol 150 MG Injection works by blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage, causing pain, swelling and inflammation. It eases pain and reduces inflammation. This medicine should not be given during pregnancy or to mothers that are breastfeeding. Is not recommended for children. This drug is available in tablet form and is taken orally.

Zerodol 150 MG Injection has side effects including diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, constipation, vomiting, skin rashes etc. If the side effects are severe or persistent it is advisable to consult your doctor.

You should not be taking Zerodol 150 MG Injection if –

  • You are allergic to Zerodol 150 MG Injection or other anti-inflammatory pain killers.
  • You ever had a problem with stomach or duodenal bleeding, such as an ulcer.
  • You have a heart condition or impaired kidney or liver function.
  • You are pregnant of breastfeeding a baby.
  • You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.

Alcohol should not be consumed with this medicine. Zerodol 150 MG Injection interacts with certain other medicines like lithium, digoxin, corticosteroids and antihypertensives and certain diseases like asthma, gastro-intestinal toxicity.

The usual dose for Zerodol 150 MG Injection is 100 mg tablet taken twice daily, preferably in the morning and evening. It can be taken with food or after food. Drinking an adequate amount of water minimises chances of indigestion and stomach irritations. The duration and amount of medicine should be followed as per the doctor’s prescription.

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection helps in managing symptoms such as swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  • Osteoarthritis

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection helps against tender and painful joints caused due to Osteoarthritis.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection helps against stiffness and pain caused from Ankylosing Spondylitis.
  • Allergy

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection should not be used if you are allergic to it or any other NSAIDs.
  • Asthma

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection is not advised if you suffer from asthma.
  • Bleeding

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection is not suggested if you have any bleeding disorder like swelling and bleeding in the stomach, colon, and anus.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medication is known to excrete in urine and the effect lasts for about 12 to 16 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The maximum effect of Zerodol 150 MG Injection is usually observed within 1.5 to 3 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not suggested for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported for this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not advised for women who are breastfeeding. Doctor consultation is recommended.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zerodol 150 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is almost the time for next scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Symptoms of overdose such as rashes on the skin, confusion, pain in the chest, blurred vision etc need immediate medical attention.

Zerodol 150 MG Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that helps relieve pain. Prostaglandins are responsible for pain, inflammation, swelling and fever. Aceclofenac inhibits the action of cyclooxygenase in the brain which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

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 Disease

    Asthma

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection should not be used if you suffer from asthma.

    Gastrointestinal Toxicity

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection should not be used in case of ulceration and bleeding, chronic indigestion, appearance of coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood.

    Impaired Kidney Function

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection should not be used if you have any kidney disease.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Zerodol 150 MG Injection should not be taken with alcohol as it can cause stomach bleeding (such as the presence of dried and coffee colored blood in cough.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Lithium

    This combination is not recommended due to the risk of increase in the lithium levels which may lead to adverse effects .Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Digoxin

    This combination is not recommended as it increases the Digoxin levels in the body. This in turn leads to an increase in Digoxin's effects on the heart. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Corticosteroids

    Use with caution as this combination will increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Antihypertensives

    If you are taking Antihypertensives with Zerodol 150 MG Injection, then you are at increased risk of kidney damage. This interaction is more likely to happen in the elderly population. Regular monitoring of kidney function is necessary. Advised to maintain adequate hydration and food intake.
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