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Zempred 8 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Zempred 8 Tablet is a medicine used to treat wide variety of medical conditions such as severe conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin and eye disorders, and nephrotic syndrome. It provides relieve by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation.

Zempred 8 Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose and duration will depend on what you are being treated for. You should always take the amount prescribed. Do not take a larger dose or use it more often. Keep taking it regularly even if you feel well. Some conditions will become worse if you stop using this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include skin thinning, increased risk of infection, reduction in bone density, weight gain, and mood changes. If these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Using of this medicine may lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox, or flu and do not receive a live vaccine while using this medicine.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have brittle bones (osteoporosis), mood disorders, high blood pressure, or liver disease. Also tell your doctor if you have diabetes, this medicine may increase blood glucose levels which can cause or worsen diabetes. Many other drugs may affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all other medicines you are using, to make sure it is safe. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Zempred Tablet

Common
  • Thinning of skin
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Upset stomach
  • Behavioural changes

How to use Zempred 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. Zempred 8 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Zempred 8 Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Zempred Tablet works

Zempred 8 Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zempred 8 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zempred 8 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zempred 8 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zempred 8 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Zempred 8 Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zempred 8 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zempred 8 Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zempred 8 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Zempred 8 Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Zempred 8 Tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Zempred 8 Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Zempred 8 Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zempred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Zempred a steroid or an antibiotic drug?

Zempred is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic

Q. Is Zempred a narcotic or addictive drug?

No. Zempred is not a narcotic or an addictive drug

Q. Can I take Zempred if I have high blood pressure?

You can take Zempred if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. The doctor will prescribe the medicine if the benefit outweighs the risk

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