Onimar 150mg Tablet CR

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Composition for Onimar 150mg Tablet CR

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₹2.11/Tablet CR
10 tablet cr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Onimar Tablet CR

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Uses of Onimar Tablet CR

Onimar 150mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and asthma.
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Side effects of Onimar Tablet CR

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Abdominal upset, Restlessness.

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How to use Onimar Tablet CR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Onimar 150mg Tablet CR with food.

How Onimar Tablet CR works

Onimar 150mg tablet cr works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways. This opens the airways and makes breathing easier.

In Depth Information on Onimar Tablet CR

Expert advice for Onimar Tablet CR

  • Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • If you develop a fever/flu-like symptoms while taking this medication, tell your doctor promptly. The dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • Drinking or eating foods high in caffeine, like coffee, tea, cocoa, and chocolate, may increase the side effects caused by theophylline. Avoid large amounts of these substances while you are taking theophylline.
  • Do not take theophylline if you are allergic to theophylline, similar medicines (eg, aminophylline), or xanthines (eg, caffeine).
  • Consult your doctor before taking theophylline if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
  • Consult your doctor  before taking theophylline if you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Onimar 150mg Tablet CR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoiding breastfeeding for 2-4 hours after Onimar 150mg Tablet CR can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Onimar 150mg Tablet CR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Onimar 150mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Onimar 150mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Onimar 150mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Theophylline

Yes, Onimar is a phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibitor. It mainly inhibits phosphodiesterase III and to a lesser extent phosphodiesterase IV enzymes. It works by relaxing the muscles in the walls of the airways which opens the airways and makes breathing easier.
Onimar is available for use in the treatment of diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it is a prescription drug and should be used as advised by your doctor.
Onimar is a relatively safe drug if used as advised by your doctor. It is not devoid of side effects, especially if an overdose has been taken. An overdose can cause stomach pains and make you feel sick. It can cause fast or irregular heartbeat, make you feel very restless or cause fits. It should always be taken as advised by the doctor.
No, Onimar is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Onimar is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Onimar is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Onimar is not being discontinued. It is available in the market for the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and asthma when prescribed by a doctor.
Onimar has stimulant effects on the central nervous system (can cause nervousness, excitation, agitation, insomnia, tremors, and, seizures or fits) and on the heart muscle (tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmia) in very high doses. Talk to your doctor if have these problems as it could be due to an overdose.
Onimar is not known to increase the blood pressure. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure while taking Onimar, consult your doctor.
Tachycardia (increase in heart rate) is a side effect associated with the use of Onimar in high doses. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while using the drug.
Onimar use is not associated with weight loss or weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you notice any changes in weight while taking the drug as it could be due to other underlying conditions.
Onimar use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Onimar is not known to cause constipation. However, its use has been associated with diarrhea. Consult your doctor if you experience any change in your bowel habits.
Onimar dose need not be tapered. Therapy can be ended without tapering the drug. Consult your doctor for the appropriate dose, timings, and duration of the medicine.
Onimar use is not associated with hair loss. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
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Substitutes for Onimar

No substitutes found for this medicine
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