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ZEXTRA 600 MG TABLET

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Composition for ZEXTRA

Tolmetin(600 mg)

food interaction for ZEXTRA

alcohol interaction for ZEXTRA

pregnancy interaction for ZEXTRA

lactation interaction for ZEXTRA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Zextra 600 mg tablet with food.
Taking tolmetin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Zextra 600 mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ZEXTRA

Tolmetin(600 mg)

Uses

Zextra 600 mg tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

How it works

Zextra 600 mg tablet belongs to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It acts by stopping the production of chemicals (prostaglandin, histamine, etc.) that cause pain, redness and swelling of joints.

Common side effects

Peptic ulcer, Abdominal pain, Chest pain, Constipation, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Flatulence, Gastritis, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Indigestion, Skin irritation, Swelling, Vomiting, Weakness, Fatigue, Weight loss, Weight gain

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Expert advice for ZEXTRA

  • Consult your doctor for advice if you have or had kidney/liver disease, diabetes, stomach or bowel problems (bleeding, perforation, ulcers); history of swelling or fluid buildup, difficulty in breathing (asthma), growths in the nose (nasal polyps), or mouth inflammation, high blood pressure, blood disorders, bleeding or clotting problems, heart problems, blood vessel disease, dehydration or low fluid volume or low blood sodium levels.
  • Tolmetin can cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive or operate any machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination, until you feel fine. 
  • Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may cause drowsiness while you are using tolmetin as it may have an additive effect.
  • You may need to undergo certain lab tests (kidney function, complete blood cell counts, and blood pressure) to monitor your condition or check for side effects.
  • If tolmetin use results in upset stomach, you may need to take it with an antacid.
  • Continue taking tolmetin as directed as it may take several weeks or longer for you to feel the full benefit of the medication.

Frequently asked questions for ZEXTRA

Tolmetin

Q.What is tolmetin sodium?
Tolmetin sodium is a drug belonging to the class non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It acts by stopping the production of chemicals (prostaglandin, histamine, etc.) that cause pain, redness and swelling of joints

Q.What is tolmetin sodium is used for?
Tolmetin is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Q.Is tolmetin a narcotic drug?
No, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)