Zerodol P tablets are a combination of aceclofenac and paracetamol. They contain their respective pain and fever-reducing properties. It is anti-inflammatory and relieves common symptoms like pain, inflammation, and swelling. It also reduces pain in rheumatoid arthritis, headache, osteoarthritis, etc.
Doctors also prescribe Zerodol P for muscle pain, back pain, ear or nose pain, menstrual pain, etc. Aceclofenac reduces pain and inflammation, whereas paracetamol reduces mild pain and possible fever.
Zerodol P may not suit everybody. Some common Zerodol P side effects are:
Side effects depend upon the dosage, underlying medical condition, duration of use, and response to the medication. Consult your doctor once you see any side effects. Such side effects go away on their own. If they persist or worsen, consult the doctor immediately.
1. Is Zerodol P an antibiotic?
No. Zerodol P is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that reduces pain and relieves symptoms of over 15 issues. However, it does not have antibiotic properties to fight bacterial infections, etc. It combines two analgesics: aceclofenac and paracetamol. Your doctor may prescribe it if you have health conditions associated with pain and swelling.
2. Can Zerodol P be used for headaches?
Yes, Zerodol P is effective in reducing headaches with mild to moderate pain. Consult your doctor for dosage instructions. If you have migraine pain, or a severe headache, always consult a doctor beforehand. Overuse and wrong use of any medicine can result in worse symptoms like severe pain, fever, etc.
3. Does Zerodol P cause drowsiness?
Just like other medicines, Zerodol P may not suit every patient. In some cases, you may feel drowsiness and dizziness that reduces alertness. It may affect your vision. It is why doctors advise you not to drive after taking Zerodol P, as you may not be fully alert immediately after.
4. Is Zerodol P safe in pregnancy?
While there is no known evidence of side effects, doctors do not recommend this drug for pregnant and breastfeeding women. If you are pregnant and your doctor prescribes it, discuss its benefits and risk factors beforehand. In almost all cases, doctors hardly recommend Zerodol P until it is necessary.
5. Can I take Zerodol P for mumps?
Mumps is a medical condition where you may feel pain in both salivary glands while swallowing and chewing. Taking pain relief medicines can alleviate the pain caused by mumps. Before taking Zerodol P, consult your doctor. They will first examine the mumps and see if it requires Zerodol P.
6. Is Zerodol P a painkiller?
Yes. Zerodol P is a pain-relieving medicine, and it is categorized as a painkiller. We use it to reduce pain in over 15 conditions. It includes ankylosing spondylitis, dental pain, headache, mild migraine, osteoarthritis, muscle pain, etc. However, always consult a doctor before consuming it.
7. Is it safe to use a Zerodol-P Tablet?
Yes, Zerodol P tablets are safe for most patients. However, consult a doctor before consumption, as you do with potent analgesics: since all medicines do not suit everyone. It is not like any OTC painkiller that you take for all types of pain. Some patients may also experience some minor side effects.
8. Is Zerodol a muscle relaxant?
Zerodol-MR is a type of Zerodol medicine that is a combination of painkillers and muscle relaxants. Its properties reduce pain, swelling, inflammation, and spasticity in neurological disorders like Cerebral palsy, Multiple sclerosis, etc. It is also effective in treating painful muscle spasms of the spine. Zerodol-MR works between the brain and spinal cord to relax muscles and reduce pain.
9. How many types of Zerodol are there?
There are 11 types of Zerodol available in the market. It includes Zerodol, Zerodol Spas, Zerodol-CR, Zerodol-MR, Zerodol-P, Zerodol-PT, Zerodol-S, Zerodol-SP, Zerodol-TH, and Zerodol-Th od. For example, Zerodol-MR reduces muscle spasms, Zerodol-PT reduces arthritis pain, Zerodol-Th Od for Ankylosing spondylitis, etc. Each Zerodol contains a different composition of paracetamol, aceclofenac, etc.
10. Is Zerodol P banned in India?
The Indian government banned Zerodol P in 2016. Adverse effects of these medicines were noted in some people who took the drug in an overdose without a doctor's prescription. However, Zerodol P is a safe and effective drug if you take it according to your doctor's prescription. It has a few side effects that go away on its own. Zerodol P is a safe drug only if you take it under a doctor's prescription. Consult our experts at Yashoda Hospital if you are facing any of the conditions mentioned above. Our doctors are just an appointment away to help you bid farewell to your aches and pains. If you have any questions, book an appointment and get them answered by our doctors.