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Zerosma 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction of Zerosma Tablet

Zerosma 1 mg Tablet is the prescription medicine used to prevent the symptoms of asthma. It helps to reduce number and severity of the asthma attacks by decreasing inflammation (swelling) in the lungs.

It is taken by mouth with or without food. However, it is advisable to take it at the same time each day to maintain consistent level of medicine in the blood. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to doctor.

It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Zerosma Tablet

Zerosma Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Sleep disturbance

How to use Zerosma 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. Zerosma 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zerosma Tablet works

The Zerosma 1 mg Tablet works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

Zerosma Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Zerosma 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zerosma 1 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Zerosma 1 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Zerosma 1 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zerosma 1 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zerosma 1 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zerosma with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
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FAQs

Q. Is Zerosma available over the counter?

Zerosma eye drops are available over the counter. Zerosma tablets and syrups are available only with doctor's prescription

Q. Is Zerosma legal?

Zerosma is legal and available worldwide in many countries

Q. Is Zerosma a steroid?

Zerosma is not a steroid

Q. Is ketotifen an antihistamine?

It is an antihistaminic drug

Q. Is Zerosma addictive?

Zerosma is not addictive

Q. Is Zerosma safe?

Zerosma is safe if taken as prescribed. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Does Zerosma cause weight gain, make you sleepy, or drowsy?

Zerosma can cause weight gain, can make you sleepy and drowsy

Q. How long does Zerosma take to work?

Zerosma oral (tablet or syrup) takes about 2-4 hours to work and lasts up to 22 hours

Q. How long does Zerosma last?

Generally Zerosma eye drop takes 15 min to work and lasts up to 5-8 hours.

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