According to the Spanish Medicines Agency, the medicine Zaldiar it is a combination of two pain relievers, tramadol and acetaminophen, that work together to relieve pain. Specifically, is indicated in the symptomatic treatment of pain moderate to intense intensity as long as the doctor believes that the combination of tramadol and paracetamol is necessary.
It should be noted that this drug, like many others, contains an active principle that belongs to the group of opioids, which can cause sleep-related breathing disorders.
What is the amount that is taken?
It is the doctor who must indicate how and the amount of medicine to be taken according to each person. From the Medicines Agency they announce that it is taken for the shortest possible time and The use of this medicine is not recommended in children under 12 years of age..
Thus, the dose should be adjusted to the intensity of the pain and your individual sensitivity. Normally, the lowest possible dose that produces pain relief should be used.
Unless otherwise prescribed by the specialist, the recommended starting dose for adults and adolescents over 12 years is 2 tablets.
The dose can be increased, but always, under medical prescription. The shortest interval between doses should be at least 6 hours.
This drug comes as a tablet to take by mouth. These are swallowed whole with enough liquid.
What is tramadol?
It is an opioid-type analgesic that relieves pain by acting on specific nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain. Bioavailability is approximately 20%. Tramadol experiences first-pass effect, in approximately 30% of the administered dose.
Contraindications should be discussed with the doctor, although it should be noted that it should not be taken by patients with hypersensitivity to tramadol. What have acute alcohol poisoning, hypnotics, analgesics, opioids or psychotropics, among others.
What is paracetamol?
In recent times, we have heard a lot about this drug that is part of the Zaldiar, because it mitigates some symptoms of a milder Covid-19.
According to the Drug Agency, it is a drug that belongs to the group of medicines called pain relievers and antipyretics. It is indicated for the treatment of the symptoms of mild to moderate pain and fever.
Like any drug, it also has its contraindications and side effects that must be studied.