Peon tablets 80 mg for pain and inflammation (zaltoprofen, Zaxoprofen, Soleton)
What are Peon tablets 80 mg for pain and iflammation (zaltoprofen. Zaxoprofen. Soleton)?
An active principle of Peon tablets is zaltoprofen, a non-steroid anti-inflammatory medicine. It acts as a preferential COX-2 inhibiter, suppressing prostaglandin production. Studies of Japanese researchers showed that zaltoprofen was more powerful than other COX inhibitors like meloxicam and etodolac.
Peon tablets are prescribed to relieve the pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lumbar pain, frozen shoulder syndrome, and cervicobrachial syndrome (neck-shoulder-arm syndrome). This medicine can also be used to reduce pain and inflammation after surgery, injury, or tooth removal.
Active principles: zaltoprofen
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Zeria Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Indications: relieving pain and inflammation, including following:
- rheumatoid arthritis,
- lumbar pain
- the frozen shoulder syndrome
- cervicobrachial syndrome (neck-shoulder-arm syndrome),
- pain after surgery, injury, or tooth removal.
How to take
Adults should take one tablet (80 mg of active principle) 3 times a day. For occasional use, depending on the severity of symptoms, patient can take 1-2 tablets (80-160 mg). The dosage can be adjusted by your doctor depending on the severity of the condition, your age and symptoms.
Contraindications: do not use for the following patients:
- pregnant or breastfeeding women,
- patients with peptic ulcers,
- patients with renal or hepatic diseases,
- patients with heart or blood diseases.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.