Medicine Overview of OP Injection
Side Effects of OP are Vomiting, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Nausea, Indigestion, Heartburn, Loss of appetite, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
OP Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
In Depth Information on OP Injection
It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
OP Injection can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
OP Injection related warnings
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OP Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
OP Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
OP Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
OP Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OP Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
OP Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OP Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
Questions Related to OP
Had Chickenguniya From Past 1month Now Still the pain is persisting in foot and left elbow and right wrist. It's not going. Steroids taken previously I believe in form of Ayurvedic medicine, from which the pain had gone away for sometime but now it is back after 10 days of stoping it. Advise.
Dr. Rajesh Garg
Take etorica 90mg once daily when pain is severe. Try op physiotherapy first
I have recovered from Fever and Chikungunya. Everything is fine, except there is weakness, and pain sometimes in legs, shoulders etc, mainly when I am walking or doing some some activities, normal activities, of day to day. Or like when standing for more then 15 to 20 minutes. Please advise some safe medicine. (I am taking supradyn multivitamin tab) Thank you.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take Calcimax OP once daily for 2 weeksand ZEVIT forte twice daily for 2 weeks
I am having continuous tingling in lowest of feet. I have done general blood tests and attached is the report . Kindly advise what need to do.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take CALIMAX OP once daily for 2 monthsand Matilda forte once daily in night for 6 weeks
I am having chronic daily headache from last 4 years and now a days sometimes anxiety ,tingling in legs and hands and dizziness has also been started. I also have constipation. Now when I get my blood check up , found that my vitamin b12 is 146 , iron is 63 and vitamin d is 15. Is these deficiency are responsible for all these ?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take CALCIMAX OP capsules once daily for 60 daystake cholecalciferol injection IM once weekly for 6 weekstake becosule plus once daily for 60 days
I had an wrist surgery about four week ago. But till it's not like before. Do I need to do more exercises?
Dr. Gajanan Pandit
Bone & Joint Specialist
post op 4 weeks is healing tiime now its exercise time do Range of Movement Exercise then Strengthing exercises it may take 3 months
Every day night back pain and knee pain
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take myoril 4 mg once daily in night for 10 dayscaclimax OP once daily after breakfast for 2 monthsalso take VItamin e 400 mg once daily and neurobian forte once daily for 1 month in night before sleep
I have tested my vitamin D3. The level is 7. Which medicine I should take to improve this level.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
take vitamin d sachet 60000 IU one sachet per week for 6 weeksafter 6 weeks take calimax op or celcal tablet one time daily for another 10 weeks
Frequently asked questions about OP Injection
Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.
Q. Can I use Op along with vitamins?
Yes, Op can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can Op be used for the treatment of hepatitis?
No, Op is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Op can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.
Q. Can Op be used after C-section?
Yes, Op is a pain killer. C-section is the short name for Cesarean Section which is an operative procedure to deliver the baby through the mother's abdomen and uterus. Op can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.
Q. Can I use Op for the treatment of arthritis?
Yes, Op is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and spondylitis.It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). .
Q. Can I take Op along with misoprostol?
Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Op. The combination of medication is used to treat arthritis in patients at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).
Q. Can I take Op while I am on thyroxine?
Yes, Op can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I use Op with diuretics?
No, Op should not be used with diuretics. Op reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.
No, Op is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Can Op be used along with warfarin?
No. Using Op together with warfarin can increase the risk of serious bleeding from the stomach (Higher than users of either drug alone). Inform your doctor before starting these medications.
Q. Why does Op cause an ulcer?
Op can cause damage to the lining cells of the stomach by several mechanisms, including the irritant effect on the cells, breaking of the protective barrier properties of lining cells, suppression of prostaglandin production of the stomach, reduction of stomach mucosal blood flow and interference with the repair of superficial injury of the stomach lining.
Q. Why is Op contraindicated in asthma?
Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Yes. Op is a pain killer. In fact, it belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis.
Q. Is Op good for back pain?
Yes, Op has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Op is a pain killer that belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory) class. Other NSAIDs have also been found to be useful in back pain eg. Ibuprofen and Naproxen.
Q. Why Op should be stopped before surgery?
Since Op has been shown to have blood thinning effects, it can increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, it is stopped before surgery to prevent excessive loss of blood.
Q. Can I use Op during my fever treatment?
Yes, Op can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.
Q. Can I use Op to treat a sore throat?
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Op is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Q. What are the contraindications for Op?
Op should not be used if there is an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to it, or other pain killers, active ulcer in the stomach, bleeding from the stomach, history of severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure and or heart attack.
Q. Can I use Op to treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Op can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.
Q. Can Op cause sedation?
Op is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.
Q. Can I take Op for kidney stones?
Yes,Op can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Op as its side effect. It is advised not to take Op for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.
Q. Can I use Op with mifepristone?
These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Op. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.
Q. Can I use Op with lithium?
No.These drugs should not be used together as Op increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.
Q. Can Op affect the chance of conceiving?
Yes. Op can sometime cause reversible infertility. Op by its mechanism of action, may delay or prevent rupture of ovarian follicles, which has been associated with reversible infertility in some women. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
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