DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
This medication is made by Pfizer and is generically known as Zinalerg hydrochloride and is available in tablet and syrup form.
This drug is prescribed for the relief of anxiety and tension brought about by psychoneurosis.
Zinalerg may also be used for the containment of pruritus due to allergic reactions such as chronic uticaria and contact dermatitis.
Zinalerg may be used as a sedative when used as a premedication following general anesthesia.
Studies of this medicine in pregnant humans have not yet been studied however, studies on animals have shown that Zinalerg induce fetal abnormalities in pregnant mice, rabbits and other animals.
It is not also known whether the contents of Zinalerg are passed into human milk. Talk with your doctor first before considering breast feeding.
Drowsiness is a main consideration when taking this drug and activities such as driving or operating machinery should be avoided.
Patients are also not advised to repeatedly take CNS depressant drug such as this.
Zinalerg intake guidelines
Follow your doctor's instructions when taking Zinalerg Europharm Laboratoires. Never deviate from the doctor's instructed intake instructions.
For the treatment of anxiety and tension, the dose is 50-100 mg for adults, 50 mg daily divided into two doses for children.
For the management of pruritus, the dosage for adults is 25 mg and for children, it is 50 mg divided in two doses.
For the usage of Zinalerg as a sedative, the dose is 50-100 mg in adults and 0.6mg/kg in children.
The dosage described above may be increased or decreased depending on your doctor's assessment.
The most common symptom of Zinalerg overdose is hypersedation. If overdose happens, the patient should be made to vomit, if he/she has no urge to vomit, it should be induced. Another relief is to immediate gastric lavage. Immediately seek emergency medical attention while continuing to monitor the patient's vital signs.
Zinalerg missed dose
If a dose of Zinalerg is missed, never attempt to take double doses to make up for it. You may however, skip that dose you missed and just proceed with your regular time of intake.
Zinalerg side effects
The reported side effects associated with Zinalerg intake were usually mild and passing and are not causes for immediate medical care. Among the side effects are dry mouth, drowsiness, and tremors.
Zinalerg drug reactions
There are no known harmful drug interactions associated with this medication intake. But it is still best to tell your doctor of the medicines you are taking and have taken for the past week.
Zinalerg pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:
Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.
Zinalerg available forms, composition, doses:
Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.
Zinalerg destination | category:
Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.
Zinalerg Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:
A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.
Zinalerg pharmaceutical companies:
Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.
Frequently asked QuestionsCan i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Zinalerg?
Depending on the reaction of the Zinalerg after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Zinalerg not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Zinalerg addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
ReviewsDrugs.com conducted a study on Zinalerg, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Zinalerg consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.
The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology