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Zoa Forte Tab

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By WOCKHARDT LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Dicyclomine
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Zoa Forte Tablet is an anti-spasmodic medicine. It is used for the treatment of muscle spasm, cramps, stomach pain due to a condition called irritable bowel disorders. It contains dicyclomine as its a...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Zoa Forte Tab

Zoa Forte Tablet is used to treat muscle spasm, cramps, pain in the stomach, intestine and abdomen due to bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zoa Forte Tab

  • If you are allergic to dicyclomine or other ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you heart problems or bleeding disorders.
  • If you have an eye disorder called glaucoma.
  • If you have a condition called myasthenia gravis, characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue.
  • If you have difficulty in passing urine due to obstructive problems of the kidney and urethra.
  • If you have an obstructive disorder of the gut, acid reflux problems, inflammation in the intestine and colon.
  • The medicine should not be given to infants below 6-months of age and breastfeeding women.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zoa Forte Tab

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Lack of energy
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zoa Forte Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zoa Forte Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of Zoa Forte Tablet in human pregnancy has not been established. The doctor can prescribe you if essential. If you become pregnant while taking the medicine inform the doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zoa Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Zoa Forte Tablet should not be used if you are breastfeeding. If the treatment is essential for the nursing mother the doctor may ask you to discontinue breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zoa Forte Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction if the medicine affects your driving abilities. You may experience blurred vision and dizziness after taking Zoa Forte Tablet. Be careful and alert if you have such symptoms after taking the medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zoa Forte Tablet?
A:
The interaction of Zoa Forte Tablet with alcohol is not clear. Avoid consuming alcohol in excess as alcohol is known to irritate the gut. Consult the doctor for more information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver, intestine, kidney or heart disorder.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue.
  • You may have a clinical condition called hernia or acid reflux problems, ulcers in the intestine.
  • You are experiencing heat stroke and fever after taking the medicine.
  • You are experiencing heartburn, acidity and diarrhoea.
  • Be cautious if you have an enlarged prostate gland or an eye condition called glaucoma.
  • Zoa Forte Tablet should be used with caution in older people, as they may be more sensitive to the side effects.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zoa Forte Tab

How Does It Work?

Dicyclomine in Zoa Forte Tablet blocks the effect of chemical acetylcholine responsible for uncontrollable muscle movements. It acts directly on smooth muscles of the stomach and the intestine and hel...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zoa Forte Tab

Zoa Forte Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take regularly for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Zoa Forte Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Zoa Forte Tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Also, you should inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccinati...
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  • Especially if taking medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, allergy, nausea & vomiting, antacids, pain relief medicines.
  • Concurrent use of Zoa Forte Tablet is not recommended along with medicines to treat glaucoma like timolol, bimatoprost, latanoprost as it increases the pressure inside the eyes.
  • Simultaneous use of other medicines like loperamide, neostigmine, digoxin, antacids and Gaviscon is not recommended. If you are not sure about which are these medicines, ask the doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zoa Forte Tab

  • Store Zoa Forte Tablet at a cool and dry place, protect from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly, avoid flushing in the toilet or throwing it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Zoa Forte Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include headache, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, dilated pupils, hot and dry skin, dizziness, mouth dryness, difficulty in swallowing, fits. If you experience the symptoms o...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of Zoa Forte Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid a double dose of medi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking the Zoa Forte Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Zoa Forte Tablet until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking the medicine, it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Any special dietary modifications I need to make while taking Zoa Forte Tablet?

A: No one diet works for all however you should try to consume food rich in fibre, avoid gluten, fatty meat and dairy products, limit consumption of carbonated drinks, caffeine and alcohol. Consult the doctor or a registered dietician for more information.

Q: How to take Zoa Forte Tablet?

A: Take Zoa Forte Tablet as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:00 PM (IST)
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