Zemakool Tablet

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zemakool NA Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
73
₹7.3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zemakool Tablet

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Uses of Zemakool Tablet

Zemakool Tablet is used in the treatment of Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
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Side effects of Zemakool Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.

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How to use Zemakool Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Zemakool Tablet with food.

How Zemakool Tablet works

Zemakool tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

In Depth Information on Zemakool Tablet

Expert advice for Zemakool Tablet

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to mesalazine, to any other content in the medicine, aspirin and other salicylate drugs.
  • Do not take mesalazine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, blood disorders or uncontrolled bleeding.
  • Do not take mesalazine if you have stomach or bowel ulcers or a history of bleeding ulcers, glucose-galactose mala absorption, Lapp-lactase deficiency or galactose intolerance.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with liver, kidney or lung disease (asthma).
  • Avoid taking mesalazine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zemakool Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zemakool Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zemakool Tablet should be used with caution during lactation
. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Zemakool Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Zemakool Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Purinetone 50mg Tablet, Azap 50mg Tablet, Azoprine 50mg Tablet, Thiopress 50mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Mesalazine, 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 for Zemakool NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine

Zemakool is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Zemakool should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Zemakool is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Asacol with Advil, Nyquil, tylenol, aspirin, Gaviscon, Imodium?
Asacol (mesalazine) can be taken with Nyquil, Tylenol (paracetamol), Gaviscon (sodium alginate) and Imodium (loperamide) only if prescribed by your doctor. It should not be taken with Advil (ibuprofen) or aspirin
Zemakool may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
There is no evidence of Zemakool affecting fertility, but it may very rarely and reversibly reduce sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.
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