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Zap Suspension

Norwest Pharmaceuticals Inc

Composition for Zap Suspension

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Primary uses of Zap Suspension

60 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Zap Suspension


Uses of Zap Suspension

Zap Suspension is used in the treatment of pain relief and fever. It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Zap Suspension side effects


Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.


How to use Zap Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zap Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Zap Suspension works

Zap Suspension is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Zap Suspension

Expert advice for Zap Suspension

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long period of time.
  • Zap can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Zap Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Zap Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zap Suspension is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Zap Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Zap Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Zap Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zap Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zap Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Zap Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zap Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Zap Suspension, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zap Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Nimesulide

Q. Is Zap an antibiotic?
Zap is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.
Q. Can I take Zap with paracetamol?
Zap and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Does Zap contain aspirin?
Zap is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is Zap safe?
Zap is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zap for headache?
Zap can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Zap make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Zap does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Zap can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Zap contain sulphur?
No, Zap does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Zap treat or used for?
Zap is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.
Q. Can I take Zap with ibuprofen?
Zap can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Zap with aspirin?
Zap can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Zap safe?
Yes, Zap is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zap banned?
No, Zap is not banned in India.
Q. Is Zap safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Zap is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Zap are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Zap safe in pregnancy?
No, Zap is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Zap in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Zap safe in asthma?
Zap is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zap with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Medicines with composition Mefenamic Acid: Mefprex, Almefkem, Dolostan, Mefalth, Mefast, Osra, Ponstan, Meftal, Gimef P, Meflup, New Zydol
Zap with Naproxen
Medicines with composition Naproxen: Naproz, Naprosyn, Arthopan, Napra S, Xenobid, Artagen, Naxen
Zap with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Celetoin, Dilantin, Atoin, Phenos, M Toin
Zap with Etodolac
Medicines with composition Etodolac: Musran, Proxym, Toldin, Etogesic, Etova, Setolac, Etofree, Etosafe, Etomax, Etoswift, Etoron, Penlagon, Freeup
Zap with Rofecoxib
Zap with Celecoxib
Medicines with composition Celecoxib: Cobix, J Flex, Revibra, Celib, Colcibra, Celact
Zap with Meloxicam
Medicines with composition Meloxicam: Tmel, Rafree, Mel OD, Melflam, Melonex, Ecwin, Movel, Muvera
Zap with Dexibuprofen
Medicines with composition Dexibuprofen: Nuprin, Sibet
Zap with Dexketoprofen
Medicines with composition Dexketoprofen: Dolospan OD, Infen OD
Zap with Indomethacin
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Ducaine, Artilup, Inmecin, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin
Zap with Valdecoxib
Medicines with composition Valdecoxib: Vah, Vacox, Vexx, Valigud, Velsaid, Osra Forte, Valdin, Valdone, Valcox, Ozex VC
Zap with Ibuprofen
Medicines with composition Ibuprofen: Brufen, Ibupal, Ibugesic, Ibuvon, Maxofen, Novigan, Ibumin, Bruriff, Emflam, Ibutas
Zap with Aspirin
Zap with Zaltoprofen
Medicines with composition Zaltoprofen: Zalto
Zap with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Zap with Nabumetone
Medicines with composition Nabumetone: Nilitis, Nabuflam
Zap with Parecoxib
Medicines with composition Parecoxib: Praxis
Zap with Ketorolac
Medicines with composition Ketorolac: Dentaforce, Fortral KT, Cadolac, Ketopher, Alkem Ketorolac, Zorovon
Zap with Piroxicam
Zap with Oxaprozin
Medicines with composition Oxaprozin: Macprox
Zap with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent

Substitutes for Zap

No substitutes found for this medicine
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