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Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR

Manufacturer :  Ipca Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Medicine Composition :  Aceclofenac
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR

Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

This drug works by blocking the effect of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage causing pain, swelling and inflammation.

The side effects of this drug include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, constipation, dyspepsia, drowsiness, confusion, etc. You should not be taking Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR if –

  • You are allergic to this drug or other anti-inflammatory painkillers.
  • You ever had a problem with stomach or duodenal bleeding.
  • You have a heart condition or impaired kidney or liver function.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.

This medication interacts with medicines like lithium, digoxin, corticosteroids, antihypertensives, etc and certain diseases like asthma, gastrointestinal toxicity. 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.

    What are the uses of Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR

    What are the contraindications of Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR ?

    What are the side effects of Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR ?

    Key highlights of Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The effect of the medication lasts for upto about 16 hours and is normally passed in the urine.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The peak of this medication is felt within 1.5-3 hours of administration.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      Pregnant women are not at all recommend to take this drug as it may harm the foetus, you should also seek your doctors advice if you are on this medication and are planning on getting pregnant.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No, habit forming tendencies have not been reported and is not addictive.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      Breast-feeding mother are advised not to take the drug as it may pass through milk and harm the baby. consult your doctor for other alternatives.

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      It is not at all recommend with alcohol as there will be a reaction and will cause severe side effects doing more harm than good. It should be kept in mind that if by any chance there is an interaction between the two one should seek medical help immediately.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      The tablet may induce drowsiness and nausea and is not at all recommended while driving or operating heavy machinery.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      Yes, this medication is known to alter the functioning of the kidney and also is not recommended to patients suffering from kidney diseases.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      Yes, this medication is not recommend for patients suffering from liver functioning and may cause bleeding in some sever cases. It is not recommended for elderly patients and people having a history stomach infections and ulcers.

    What are the substitutes for Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      If you have missed a dose you tke it as soon as you remember do not take double dosage or overlap dosages as the drug is strong it may cause some severe side effets.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      If there is a case of overdose contact medical emergency immediately and seek professional help , this medications contains strong ingredients and is unsafe if taken more than the recommended quantity.

    How does this medication work?

    Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR 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.

      What are the interactions of Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR ?

      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 Alcohol

        Drinking alcohol under medication is not at all recommended as it may interact severely with the drug and cause sever reactions and she effects.

      • Interaction with Medicine

        This drug interacts with lithium, methotrexate, mifepristone, anti-coagulants, zidovudine, etc.
      • Interaction with Disease

        Patients suffering from a history of liver and kidney disease have to consult a doctor before they start this medication. Patients who have bleeding diseases also have to be cautious before starting this medication, lastly patients suffering from cornary and high blood pressure are advised to avoid this medication. This may also increase the risk to the damage of the fetus if you are planning on getting pregnant.

      • Interaction with Food

        This medication has to be taken with or after food as food helps in the absorption of the drug. Also if taken empty stomach it may cause bleeding in the gastro-intestinal chamber.

      FAQs about Zerodol 200 MG Tablet CR

      • Ques : What is Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr?

        Ans : Zerodol 200 mg constitutes of Aceclofenac as an active ingredient that is Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory medicine. It helps in treating osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Zerodol 200 helps in maintaining scapulohumeral periarthritis. It is prescribed to the patients having Ankylosing spondylitis.

      • Ques : What is the use of Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr?

        Ans : Zerodol tablet is used as Pain reliever. It treats Rheumatoid arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis. It also helps in controlling pain in the lower back and muscles. Zerodol 200 tablet helps in curing frozen shoulder, backbone swelling and scapulohumeral periarthritis.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr?

        Ans : zerodol 200 mg tablet cr has many common side effects such as Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, Constipation, Heartburn and gas. There are some serious side effects such as severe asthma, heart attack and strokes. In case of patients, having any of the side effects or physical issues like Rashes, Skin irritation and Wheezing. It is advised to stop the consumption of this medicine and contact to doctor as soon as possible.

      • Ques : For what treatment Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr used for?

        Ans : This tablet is used to treat Spine arthritis and frozen shoulder. It also helps with Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis. zerodol tablet gives relief in muscle pain, joints, and lower back.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr 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 3 days, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

      • Ques : At what frequency do I need to use Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr?

        Ans : This medication is generally used twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

      • Ques : Should I use Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr empty stomach, before food or after food?

        Ans : This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. 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 Zerodol 200 mg tablet cr?

        Ans : This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.


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      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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