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Zott P Tablet

Manufactured byJB CHEMICALS AND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsZaltoprofen (80 mg) + Paracetamol (325 mg)
Description

Zott P Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to relieve symptoms such as pain, tenderness, swelling, stiffness, etc. in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, shoulder pain, cervicobrachial syndrome, etc. It may also be used to relieve pain, swelling, stiffness, etc. associated with surgery, tooth removal, or trauma. It is also used to temporarily relieve fever. This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of liver damage and bleeding complications.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Zott P Tablet

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Tiredness
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching and rash
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Decreased urine output
  • Bleeding gums

Uses of Zott P Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Fever and Pain
  • Moderate to severe pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers.

Severe liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to zaltoprofen, paracetamol, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-induced asthma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic malnutrition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Heart diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects on the heart. This risk is especially higher if the medicine is used for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine may cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Kidney diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with mild-to-moderate kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary for some patients. If the kidney function impairment is severe, use of this medicine is not recommended.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is recommended that you report all your current medicines, including any herbs and supplements, to the doctor before beginning therapy with this medicine.

Missed Dose

If a dose of this medicine is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Corticosteroids

Antihypertensives

Anticoagulants

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc. to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Zaltoprofen works by blocking the formation of certain chemical substances in the body which are responsible for causing pain and swelling. Paracetamol increases the pain threshold and decreases swelling. It also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Miscellaneous analgesics, Analgesic antipyretic combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Jul 2019

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