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Zesam 400mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Zesam 400mg Tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of liver disease associated with reduced bile formation (intrahepatic cholestasis). It protects the liver cells from toxins and helps the liver to perform its normal functions.

Zesam 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for and your body weight. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to get the most benefit and you may have to take it for several months or longer, so try to get into a routine. Keep using it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear.

The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach, constipation, and dizziness. Not everyone gets side effects. If you are worried about them, or they do not go away, let your doctor know. If you have problems with diarrhea your doctor may reduce the dose or stop the treatment. Drink enough of water or fluids to stay hydrated in case of severe diarrhea and constipation.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Using this medicine can reduce or increase the effect of some other medicines so tell your doctor, all other medicines you are taking. Avoid drinking alcohol as it might increase side effects.

Uses of Zesam Tablet

  • Liver disease

Benefits of Zesam Tablet

In Liver disease

Intrahepatic cholestasis is a type of liver disease that is associated with low bile formation. Zesam 400mg Tablet is used to treat this condition and may be used alone or with other medicines. It protects the liver cells from toxins and helps the liver to perform its normal functions. Once you start this treatment, it is likely that you will be taking it for a long time. To make the medicine more effective and for general health benefits, stop smoking, maintain a healthy weight, and do not drink too much alcohol.

Side effects of Zesam Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Zesam

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness

How to use Zesam 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. Zesam 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zesam Tablet works

Zesam 400mg Tablet protects the liver cells from toxins and helps the liver to perform its normal functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Zesam 400mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zesam 400mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zesam 400mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Zesam 400mg 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 Zesam 400mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Zesam 400mg 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

  • It protects the liver cells from toxins and helps the liver to perform its normal functions.
  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if diarrhea persists or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
5'-deoxy-5'-thionucleosides Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

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Q. What is Zesam 400mg Tablet?

Zesam 400mg Tablet is a natural substance found in cells, tissue, and body fluids. It is produced from methionine, an amino acid containing sulfur, and adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The nutritional supplement is harvested from yeast (fungus) cell cultures.

Q. What is Zesam 400mg Tablet used for?

Zesam 400mg Tablet has been studied extensively for depression, osteoarthritis, and depression. But, there is no conclusive evidence that it is helpful in these conditions.

Q. Who should not use Zesam 400mg Tablet?

Patients with bipolar disorder (an illness characterized by mood swings, from depression to mania) should not be given Zesam 400mg Tablet for depression as it can worsen symptoms of mania. Also, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing mother, have Parkinson’s disease or if you are HIV-positive.

Q. What are the side effects of Zesam 400mg Tablet?

The side effects of Zesam 400mg Tablet are usually not very serious. These side effects include headache, nausea, and diarrhea. However, these effects are not very common.

Q. Is Zesam 400mg Tablet safe to use for long term?

Information on long term safety of Zesam 400mg Tablet is limited. There is one study in which patients took it for 2 years and no serious side effects were reported.

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Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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