Onimar 400 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Onimar Tablet

Onimar 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of asthma prevention and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Onimar Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Restlessness

How to use Onimar Tablet

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. Onimar 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Onimar Tablet works

Onimar 400 mg Tablet is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles of the airways and widens airways. This makes breathing easier.

Onimar Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Onimar 400 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Onimar 400 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Onimar 400 mg Tablet 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 400 mg Tablet can further decrease the exposure of medicine to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Onimar 400 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Onimar 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Onimar 400 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Onimar 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Onimar 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Onimar 400 mg Tablet for prevention and treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • It should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the evening after food.
  • It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always keep a fast-acting (rescue) inhaler with you.
  • Your doctor may take regular blood test to monitor potassium level and the level of this medicine in your body.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney, liver or heart disease, or if have a smoking history. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Onimar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Onimar a phosphodiesterase inhibitor?
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.
Q. Is Onimar available?
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.
Q. Is Onimar dangerous?
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.
Q. Is Onimar a steroid?
No, Onimar is not a steroid. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is Onimar an antibiotic?
Onimar is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of drugs called methylxanthines and dilate the airway.
Q. Is Onimar a controlled drug?
Onimar is not a controlled drug. However, it is a prescription drug and is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Is Onimar being discontinued?
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.
Q. Is Onimar a stimulant?
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.
Q. Does Onimar raise blood pressure?
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.
Q. Does Onimar cause tachycardia (increased heart rate)?
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.
Q. Does Onimar cause weight loss or weight gain?
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.
Q. Does Onimar cause insomnia (inability to sleep)?
Onimar use may cause insomnia. If you experience any sleep disturbances while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Onimar cause constipation?
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.
Q. Does Onimar need to be tapered?
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.
Q. Does Onimar cause hair loss?
Onimar use is not associated with hair loss. However, if you experience any such symptom while using the drug, consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
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