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Zix-MR Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Zix-MR Tablet is a combination medicine which helps in relieving pain due to muscle spasm. It relieves muscle stiffness or spasm and improves the movement of muscles. It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.

Zix-MR Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose. It may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, and diarrhea in some patients. Inform your doctor immediately if any rash or allergic reaction is observed while taking this medicine. It may also 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 Zix-MR Tablet

Zix-MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea

How to use Zix-MR 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. Zix-MR Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Zix-MR Tablet works

Zix-MR Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Zix-MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Zix-MR Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Zix-MR 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zix-MR Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zix-MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zix-MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zix-MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zix-MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Zix-MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zix-MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Zix-MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while the patient is taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Zix-MR Tablet helps relieve pain and muscle spasm that may occur due to strains, sprains, and muscle injuries.
  • It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Zix-MR Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zix-MR

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Feeling extreme muscular pain in right leg at the lower limb and in waistPlease suggest medication as I m suffering from unbearable painPleas give me consultation
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurologist
take ZIX MR OD for 5 days and consult a neurologist for physical examination and investigations
Severe neck n shoulder pain due to spasm . Spasm increases when i move neck.Pain was suddenly increasedAlso i have taken flexon mr tabletI cannot lift my neck when i lie on the bed
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Very common problem with ppl who sit for long time and use lot of mobile or laptop and when vitamin d level are lowMost commin in ppl working in IT sectorGet vitamin d checkedAnd start with cervical isometric exercisesU will be fine in a weekDont take pain killersFor more than 3-4 days
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FAQs

Q. What is Zix-MR?

Zix-MR is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. It relaxes the muscles by acting on the central nervous system and lowering chemical substance in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Zix-MR?

Yes, Zix-MR is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhoea and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

Q. Can the Zix-MR be stopped when my pain is relieved?

Zix-MR is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Zix-MR should be continued if your doctor has advised you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Zix-MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Zix-MR can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Zix-MR?

The use of Zix-MR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcer or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can Zix-MR be taken with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Zix-MR can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Zix-MR helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Zix-MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Zix-MR can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Will Zix-MR be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Sname?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References
  1. Patient. Aceclofenac tablets for pain and inflammation. [Accessed 31 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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