uuZycolchin Tablet 10’s is an anti-inflammatory agent and belongs to the class of anti-gout agents. It is used in the treatment and prevention of acute attacks or flare-ups of gout. Gout is a chronic condition that occurs due to the deposition of uric acid crystals in the joints. It is characterized by intense pain and swelling at the affected joints. Zycolchin Tablet 10’s decreases the pain, swelling, and inflammation. It also prevents sudden attacks of pain caused by acute gout.
Zycolchin Tablet 10’s is usually used as a combination therapy with other drugs to treat gout. It is primarily available for oral use in the form of a tablet or capsule. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. You may experience side-effects such as diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. These effects gradually resolve over time. However, if the side-effects persist, consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Zycolchin Tablet 10’s or any other medicines. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use Zycolchin Tablet 10’s with proper consultation and caution. Do not take Zycolchin Tablet 10’s if you have severe blood disorder, kidney or liver problems and you are taking certain medicines. Do not stop taking Zycolchin Tablet 10’s even if there is no pain. Complete the course of the treatment as prescribed by the doctor. Seek medical attention immediately if you observe any abnormal signs or symptoms.
Uses of Zycolchin Tablet 10’s
Treatment of acute gout, prevention of gout attacks
Zycolchin Tablet 10’s has anti-inflammatory properties. It works by targeting white blood cells (neutrophils). It reduces the inflammation caused by uric acid crystals in the affected joints, thereby reducing pain, swelling, and inflammation.
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Side Effects of Zycolchin Tablet 10’s
Gastrointestinal effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain are common side-effects of Zycolchin Tablet 10’s. Fatigue and headache are also seen in some patients. Other less common side-effects are muscle pain, weakness, hair loss, rash, loss of appetite, and male infertility (low sperm production). These side-effects gradually resolve over time. If the condition worsens or there are any abnormal signs, seek medical help immediately.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Zycolchin Tablet 10’s should not be used in patients with liver diseases as it increases the risk of muscle damage. It should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems and blood disorders. Pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, and children below 12 years should use only with a doctor’s advice. Overdose of Zycolchin Tablet 10’s may lead to abdominal pain, severe nausea, bloody stools, and dizziness.
Drug-drug interactions: Zycolchin Tablet 10’s may interact with lipid-lowering medications such as atorvastatin and rosuvastatin, medicine used to treat heart disorders such as digoxin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as naproxen and ibuprofen, anti-fungal drugs such as ketoconazole and itraconazole, drugs used to treat alcoholism such as disulfiram, antibiotics such as clarithromycin, and antidepressants such as nefazodone.
Drug-food interactions: Intake of alcohol may increase the risk of side-effects. So, avoid taking alcohol with Zycolchin Tablet 10’s. Avoid eating grapefruit or grapefruit juice as it may also increase the risk of serious side-effects.
Drug-disease interactions: Patients with blood disorders such as blood dyscrasias (imbalance of white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelets, or impairment in bone marrow function), kidney diseases, liver problems, or heart disorders.