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What diseases does Zanicidol treat?

The drug Zanicidol with the main ingredient is Paracetamol used to relieve pain. The following article details the indications for the treatment of the disease as well as the usage and notes when using the drug Zanicidol.

1. What is Zanicidol?

Zanicidol belongs to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which are available in the form of tablets. The drug Zanicidol has the composition of Paracetamol 500mg and Codeine phosphate 8mg with excipients just enough tablets, packaged in boxes of 10 blisters, 10 tablets each.

Because Zanicidol contains Paracetamol, it should be used in cases of body aches, surgery or as a support for the treatment of joint diseases, fever, and flu.

2. What disease does Zanicidol treat?

With the main ingredient is Paracetamol, the uses of Zanicidol 500mg are:

Short-term treatment of acute pain from moderate severity such as toothache, headache, menstrual pain, neuralgia, trauma , surgery; Support the treatment of joint diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis; Has a fever-reducing effect. However, Zanicidol is contraindicated in the following cases:

Hypersensitivity, allergy to any component of the drug Zanicidol; People with asthma, respiratory failure, chronic lung disease; People with severe liver failure; People with heart, lung, kidney or liver disease, anemia repeatedly; Patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.

3. Dosage of Zanicidol

The usual dose of Zanicidol is as follows:

For adults: 1 day do not take more than 8 tablets. Take 1-2 tablets each time, 4-6 hours apart. For children > 12 years old: no more than 4 tablets a day. Take 1 pill each time, 6 hours apart. The duration of the use of pain relievers should be limited to no more than 3 days. In cases where pain relief is not effective, it is necessary to consult a doctor.

4. Notes when using Zanicidol

During the use of Zanicidol, patients should pay attention to the following:

For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, children under 12 years old, do not use Zanicidol; For those who drive or operate machinery, be careful when taking drugs because of the substance that causes drowsiness; Do not use alcoholic beverages or alcohol when taking drugs; Should not be used continuously for 2 weeks because it can cause kidney and liver dysfunction; Because the drug contains codeine, when used in high doses and for a long time, it can cause tolerance and dependence. Use with caution in patients with respiratory diseases such as asthma, emphysema, history of drug addiction. Some side effects may occur when using Zanicidol:

Common: Dizziness, dizziness, headache; nausea, constipation ; rhythm disturbances; hypotension in the standing position; thirsty; nervous. Uncommon: rash, urticaria; jitter; respiratory failure; stomach pain ; bile duct constriction. Rare: convulsions, anaphylaxis; visual disturbances ; circulatory system failure Using a dose of codeine 240-540 mg / day can lead to drug addiction with manifestations of tremor, convulsions, restlessness, sweating, and psychological dependence on drug use. Some drug interactions Zanicidol:

Long-term and high doses of Paracetamol may slightly increase the anticoagulant effect of Coumarin and Indandion derivatives; Anticonvulsants such as Phenytoin, Carbamazepine,... induce liver enzymes, increase metabolism of Paracetamol into toxic substances for the liver; Concomitant use with Isoniazid may increase the hepatotoxicity of Paracetamol; Should not be used concurrently with drugs acting on the nervous system such as antidepressants because they contain Codeine; Avoid combining Zanicidol with other cough medicines, drugs of the morphine class, because it can cause respiratory depression. Zanicidol drugs are commonly used, but should not be abused too much to lose the effectiveness of the drug, it is necessary to consult a pharmacist, doctor before using.

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