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Zemosal 500mg Tablet

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Zemosal 500 MG Description

Zemosal Tablet is used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and is also used in treating rheumatoid arthritis. It contains sulfasalazine as its active ingredi

ent. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You should have plenty of fluids while on treatment with this medicine. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it mid-way on your own without first consulting your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Zemosal Tablet.


Product Summary

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ContainsSulfasalazine(500.0 Mg)
UsesInflammatory bowel diseases
Side effectsStomach pain, indigestion, diarrhoea
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Uses of Zemosal 500 MG

  • Zemosal Tablet is used for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease (a medical condition that causes inflammation and ulcers in your digestive tract).
  • It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints).

Contraindications of Zemosal 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Sulfasalazine or any other ingredients of Zemosal Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other salicylates like aspirin or a type of antibiotic called sulfonamides like sulfamethizole, sulfadiazine, etc.
  • If you are suffering from a rare condition called porphyria.
  • Do not use this medicine in children less than 2 years old.

Side effects of Zemosal 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Cough
  • Itchy skin
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Zemosal 500 MG



Can I take Zemosal Tablet during pregnancy?
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting Zemosal Tablet.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Zemosal Tablet while breastfeeding?
You should avoid breastfeeding while taking Zemosal Tablet, as Sulfasalazine passes into breast milk in small amount and there have been reports of diarrhoea or blood in the stools of breastfed babies.


Can I drive if I have consumed Zemosal Tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of Zemosal Tablet on driving. However, since this medicine may cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Zemosal Tablet?
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Zemosal Tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You had or have asthma.
  • Your doctor may frequently ask you to get your blood and other tests like liver function test or urine test done to check your condition before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Zemosal Tablet is not recommended for use in children suffering from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Mode of Action of Zemosal 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Sulfasalazine in Zemosal Tablet works by preventing or blocking the body from producing certain substances that may cause inflammation.

Directions for Use of Zemosal 500 MG

Zemosal Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine. It would be best if yo...
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Interactions of Zemosal 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zemosal Tablet may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a...
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  • Concomitant use of Zemosal Tablet along with certain anti-diabetic medications like glipizide, metformin, pioglitazone may cause low blood sugar levels. Thus, it should be cautiously used.
  • Concomitant use along with methotrexate (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis) may increase the risk of side effects like nausea.
  • Other medicines like digoxin (used to treat heart failure), azathioprine, mercaptopurine (used in organ transplant) should be used with caution along with Zemosal Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Zemosal 500 MG

Store Zemosal Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused medicine ...
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Dosage of Zemosal 500 MG


Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of Zemosal medicine.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Zemosal Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long should one take Zemosal Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Zemosal Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Zemosal Tablet a painkiller?

A: No, Zemosal Tablet is not a painkiller. It is an anti-inflammatory medicine that works by reducing inflammation (swelling) inside the body.

Q: Is Zemosal Tablet effective?

A: Yes, Zemosal Tablet is effective if taken at dose and duration advised by your doctor. Follow all the instructions carefully. Do not miss any dose.

Q: What are the side effects of Zemosal Tablet?

A: Headache, dizziness, fever, nausea, vomiting are a few side effects of Zemosal Tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
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Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:30 AM (IST)
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