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Zotil is used to stop blood from clotting and is called an anticoagulant medication. Most often, it is used to treat thrombotic disorders which obstruct the normal flow of blood in the blood vessels. Left untreated, this may create serious health problems. Zotil is also referred to as a blood thinner. However, that the medication does not actually thin the blood. To be clear, Zotil only prevents any more clotting from taking place but it does not have the capacity to dissolve the clots already formed in the blood vessels.

Zotil is a very tricky medication and must be used with utmost care and only under the supervision of a health care professional. The required dosage is determined based on the patient’s condition as well as their body’s ability to handle the side effects of the medication. If the risks of taking Zotil outweigh its benefits for a patient, then this medication is not recommended for that patient.

Anticoagulant medications such as Zotil may have reactions with different conditions. Patients with histories of allergies, aneurysm, blood disorders, diabetes, hypertension, heart infection, liver disease, ulcers and those who had given birth recently must take extra precautionary measures when they are using this medication. Their current medical condition(s) might alter the way their bodies respond to an anticoagulant. Any medicine that you are currently taking must be openly discussed with your doctor as certain medicines should not be used together. If an interaction is foreseen, your doctor will make the necessary adjustments to your dosage.

Zotil comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth. Adults are usually advised to take between 1 and 10 milligrams of the medication daily. But again, proper dosage will be determined by your doctor and will depend on the patient’s blood test results. Children, especially young ones, are sensitive to anticoagulants. They must undergo a series of tests to ensure that the dosage will not increase their risks of bleeding for the duration of the treatment. Never change your dosage unless directed to do so by your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you realize the mistake. If it is too near your next dosage, skip the missed dose. It is better than doubling the dosage as doing so might cause you to bleed. Keep a record of your dosing schedule so you may decrease your chances for mishaps.

Although Zotil is effective in providing relief for harmful blood clots, it also comes with side effects that might cause discomfort. Different signs of bleeding (in urine, in stools, in vomits) usually occur during treatment. If the bleeding becomes excessive, overdose may be present so you need to seek medical attention immediately. Patients under a Zotil treatment may also experience abdominal, chest, and back pains, diarrhea, vomiting, and dizziness. If any of these symptoms are accompanied by fever or chills, you must consult your doctor immediately.

To be safe with Zotil, you must be closely monitored by your doctor for the duration of your treatment. Keeping track of your progress would help your doctor determine how to adjust your dosage.

Zotil has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of zotil


• Molecular formula of zotil is C19H15NO6
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 2-hydroxy-3-[1-(4-nitrophenyl)-3-oxobutyl]chromen-4-one
• Molecular weight is 353.3255 g/mol
Zotil available : 1mg tablets, 2mg tablets, 4mg tablets

Generic name: Acenocoumarol

Brand name(s): Ascumar, Neositron, Sincoumar, Sinkumar, Sinthrom, Sinthrome, Sintrom, Syncoumar, Syncumar, Syntrom

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