Zerodol Pt Tablet is generally used as a common painkiller for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It is also effective in reducing fever, pain, inflammation and other associated symptoms. This tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) that belongs to the class of analgesics.
The medication works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain. It also blocks the transmission of pain signals to the brain which results in lowering the pain perception felt by an individual.
The administration of the medication needs to be done orally. Take the medication with food to avoid any problems. Swallow the tablet whole with water or milk. Take the medication as per your prescriptions as overdose, sudden withdrawal and any other manipulation to the course of treatment can lead to serious withdrawal symptoms and relapse of the pain.
Side effects of the medication may include tightness of the chest, breathing difficulties, fever, skin rashes, increased heart rate, and or in case of any signs of hypersensitivity. These side effects are not experienced by every individual, but if so consult your doctor to know a better alternative to the medication.
You should not be taking this tablet if –
- You are allergic to Zerodol Pt Tablet 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.
How long is the duration of effect?This medicine is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 12 to 16 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medication can be observed in 1.5 to 3 hours after oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Is It safe with alcohol?Patient must avoid consuming alcohol while taking Zerodol Pt Tablet. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution must be taken while using this medicine in patient with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be taken while using this medicine in patient with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of Zerodol Pt Tablet is suspected.
This tablet is a combination of three medicine which includes Aceclofenac, Paracetamol, and Tramadol. It is used as a pain reliever. Aceclofenac 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. Paracetamol is a pain relief medication that selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals. Tramadol acts on certain specific pain receptors in the brain and inhibits the reuptake of norepinephrine, serotonin. It also enhances the release of serotonin thereby changing the perception and response to pain
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
Interaction with Medicine
LithiumThis 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.
DigoxinThis 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.
CorticosteroidsUse 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.
Interaction with Disease
Gastrointestinal ToxicityThis medicine and other NSAIDs should be taken after consulting a doctor especially if the intended duration is longer than a month. Any symptom indicating ulceration and bleeding like chronic indigestion, appearance of coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.
Impaired Kidney FunctionThis drug should be taken after consulting a doctor if you suffering from a kidney disease. Suitable adjustment in dosage and monitoring of kidney functions is required in such situations.
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- You are allergic to any element present in the medicine.
- Experiencing medical conditions like stomach or duodenal bleeding, heart condition, high BP, Blood clotting, impaired kidney or liver function.
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Aceclofenac- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2021 [Cited 23 Nov 2021]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/aceclofenac
Acetaminophen- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 3 December 2021]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/paracetamol
Tramadol- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2021 [Cited 24 Nov 2021]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/tramadol
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