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35 weeks pregnant has sprain in back. Is it safe to take Zerodol P? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:I am good.
Doctor:How can I help?
User:My wife is 35 weeks pregnant. and she's got a sprain in the back
User:Yesterday she took zerodol-p tab with doc's consent. i wanna know whether it's safe
Doctor:yes its safe
Doctor:at 35 weeks its normal
User:she got little relief, but is thr any other drug which she can take for immediate relief
Doctor:she needs to do hot fomenttaion
User:should she continue the same
Doctor:as of now
User:she's using hot water bag
Doctor:she can apply volini gel
Doctor:and do hot compresses
User:Should she take another tab today?
Doctor:she can
Doctor:if the pain is a lot
User:y, it's quite uncomfortable to sleep and move
Doctor:i understand
User:so, no problem taking another tab tonight
Doctor:and the drug can be taken with food
User:ok, doc.
Doctor:there is no problem
User:ok, thanks
Doctor:make sure she eats something with it
User:she can take the tab after dinner
User:ok, fine
Doctor:is there anything else I can help with?
User:that's all as of now, thank you
Doctor:But I can tell you from my experioence
Doctor:she needs to do hot fomentation and volini gel first
Doctor:it will be faster acting and better acting
User:she's doing the same from yesterday
Doctor:then she should take the tablet
User:hot water bag will do or any other heat treatment
Doctor:in hot water bottle
Doctor:the water should be boiling hot
Doctor:boil for 10-15 minutes
Doctor:and first apply volini/diclofenac gel
Doctor:then apply hot water bottle
Doctor:I think thats about it
User:yes, thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
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