Pepzole N Tablets
Pepzole N Tablets Description
Pepzol N Tablet is an analgesic medication. It contains a combination of nimesulide and serratiopeptidase as active substances. Pepzol N Tablet is used in the treatment of sudden and sharp pain. It i
s also used for the treatment of the symptoms of osteoarthritis and painful periods. This medicine can be used in adults and adolescents adults above 12 years of age. Pepzol N Tablet works by preventing the action of inflammatory chemicals in the body. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Before starting Pepzol N Tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.
|You Save||₹1.50 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Serratiopeptidase(15.0 Mg) + Nimesulide(100.0 Mg)|
|Uses||Pain, painful periods, osteoarthritis|
|Side effects||Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain|
Uses of Pepzole N Tablets
- Pepzol N Tablet is used to treat sudden and sharp pain.
- It is also used for the treatment of symptoms of osteoarthritis and painful periods (dysmenorrhoea).
Contraindications of Pepzole N Tablets
- If you are allergic to nimesulide, serratiopeptidase, or any ingredient of Pepzol N Tablet.
- If you have a history of allergic reactions (wheezing, coughing, sneezing, nose blockage, runny nose, itching, red/itchy rashes) to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin.
- If you have a history of liver damage caused by nimesulide.
- If you are exposed to other potentially liver-damaging substances.
- If you are an alcoholic or drug addict.
- If you have or had a history of stomach bleeding, ulcer, and inflammation of the stomach lining prior to treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.
- If you have a recurrent active stomach/intestinal ulcer or have had it in the past (two or more distinct episodes of proven ulceration or bleeding).
- If you have problems related to blood clotting and bleeding disorders.
- If you have liver or kidney disorders.
- If you have a serious heart failure problem.
- If you are suffering from symptoms of flu-like fever, chills, and shivering.
- If you are giving this medicine to children under 12 years of age.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Side effects of Pepzole N Tablets
- Abdominal pain
- Flatulence (gas)
Precautions and Warnings of Pepzole N Tablets
Other General Warnings
- You are taking medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, blood thinners like warfarin, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like fluvoxamine, or antiplatelet agents such as low dose aspirin....
- You experience symptoms like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dark urine, and weakness. These could be signs of liver damage.
- You develop black tarry stools or vomit blood.
- You are elderly.
- You have liver, kidney, or heart disease.
- You have a history of stomach or intestine ulcers.
- You have any upcoming surgery.
- You experience severe skin reactions after using this medicine.
- You are a woman trying to get pregnant.
Mode of Action of Pepzole N Tablets
How Does It Work?
- Pepzol N Tablet contains a combination of nimesulide and serratiopeptidase as active substances.
- Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) that blocks the action of a chemical called cyclooxygenase. Cyclooxygenase is responsible for the formation of certain substances in the body called prostaglandins that cause pain and inflammation. ...
- Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps in breaking down or dissolving the abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.
Directions for Use of Pepzole N Tablets
- Take Pepzol N Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
- Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
- Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
Interactions of Pepzole N Tablets
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Pepzol N Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- The simultaneous use of Pepzol N Tablet with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin is not recommended.
- You may experience stomach bleeding and ulcers if this medicine is used along with corticosteroids, platelet inhibitors (clopidogrel), and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (fluoxetine).
- This medicine may interfere with the working of blood thinners like warfarin.
- Pepzol N Tablet can reduce the effect of medicines used to treat high blood pressure like hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, and captopril.
- Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines used for treating mental disorders like lithium, asthma/COPD like theophylline, diabetes like glibenclamide, heart failure like digoxin and peptic ulcers like cimetidine, and acidities like aluminium hydroxide and magnesium. ...
- Caution is required when Pepzol N Tablet is taken less than 24 hours before or after treatment with methotrexate - an anti-cancer medicine.
Storage and disposal of Pepzole N Tablets
- Store Pepzol N Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
- Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Pepzole N Tablets
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Pepzol N Tablet used for?
- Pepzol N Tablet is used to treat sudden and sharp pain.
- It is also used for the treatment of the symptoms of osteoarthritis and painful periods (dysmenorrhoea).
Q: Is Pepzol N Tablet banned in India?
- Yes, the Health Ministry has banned the fixed medicine combination (FDC) of nimesulide and serratiopeptidase, which includes Pepzol N Tablet.
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