Primarily used for

Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints, Pain
181.5
₹6.05/Ointment
30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Orcerin Ointment

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Uses of Glucosamine

Glucosamine is used in osteoarthritis.
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Side effects of Glucosamine

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Glucosamine

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
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Uses of Diacerein

Diacerein is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
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Side effects of Diacerein

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Diacerein

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Orcerin Ointment works

Diacerein blocks the chemicals that cause inflammation and pain. It builds cartilage (the hard connective tissue in the bones near the joints) in the body.
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Uses of Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

Capsaicin Based Rubefacients is used in the treatment of pain.
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Side effects of Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

Common

Rash, Application site burning, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Swelling, Itching, Stinging sensation, Warm sensation.

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How to use Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Orcerin Ointment works

Capsaicin binds to a receptor called the vanilloid receptor subtype 1 (VR1). VR1, which can also be stimulated with heat and physical abrasion, permits cations to pass through the cell membrane and into the cell when activated. The resulting depolarization of the neuron stimulates it to signal the brain..
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Uses of Camphor

Camphor is used in the treatment of dermatitis, itching and eczema.
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Side effects of Camphor

Common

Skin irritation, Hypersensitivity reaction, Irritation of ear, Allergic skin rash.

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How to use Camphor

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Orcerin Ointment works

Camphor belongs to the class of medicines called rubefacients/antitussives. When applied to the skin, it increases blood flow and local temperature of the affected area which suppresses and temporarily relieves pain sensations. It also eases cough, nasal/throat irritation by moistening air passages when used along with steam.
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Uses of Menthol

Menthol is used in the treatment of throat irritation.
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Side effects of Menthol

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No adverse reaction found.

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How to use Menthol

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Orcerin Ointment works

Menthol works by producing a mild anesthetic action causing numbness and a cooling sensation in the area of application.

In Depth Information on Orcerin Ointment

Expert advice for Glucosamine

  • Do not take glucosamine, if you are allergic to glucosamine or shell fish.
  • Avoid taking glucosamine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: diabetes; high cholesterol or triglycerides; cancer; liver disease; asthma or breathing disorder.
  • Do not continue the glucosamine, if you are having surgery.

Expert advice for Diacerein

  • Do not take diacerein, if you are allergic to diacerein or any of the other ingredient.
  • Consult your doctor before using diacerein, if you have a history of any kidney problems; liver disease; chronic inflammatory conditions of the gut; or any dehydration problems.
  • Avoid using diacerein, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Expert advice for Capsaicin Based Rubefacients


Expert advice for Camphor

  • Do not apply this medicine on wound/damaged skin, eyes and nose.
  • Tell your doctor if you have sensitive skin. Avoid exposure to sunlight as it can cause photosensitivity.
  • Do not administer camphor based medicines orally in large amounts as it can be toxic.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to camphor or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if below 2 years.
Warnings
Special precautions for Orcerin Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orcerin Ointment 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
No information is available on the use of Orcerin Ointment d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Orcerin Ointment alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Orcerin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orcerin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Orcerin Ointment is probably unsafe to use in patients with
liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Orcerin Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Glucosamine

Q. Is Glucosamine good for joints/ arthritis?
Yes,Glucosamine is used as an aid to relieve joint pain, swelling and stiffness due to arthritis
Q. Is Glucosamine safe for diabetics?
No,it is not safe for diabetics. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Glucosamine a steroid/ blood thinner?
No,it is a sugar protein and not a steroid/blood thinner
Q. How long can I take Glucosamine for?
Patient may take Glucosamine for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take glucosamine with statins/ calcium/ blood thinners/ levothyroxine/ beta blockers/ naproxen/ coffee/ warfarin/ blood pressure tablets?
Patient should not take glucosamine along with warfarin.Taking other medicines with glucosamine may alter the effects of glucosamine.Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does Glucosamine increase weight/ cause gas/ affect blood pressure/ increase blood sugar?
Glucosamine causing these side effects is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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Frequently asked questions for Diacerein

Q. What is diacerein used for?
Diacerein is used for treating swelling and pain in the joints due to osteoarthritis
Q. How does diacerein work?
Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body
Q. Is diacerein safe?
Diacerein is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is diacerein a steroid or painkiller?
Diacerein is not a steroid or pain killer
Q. What is diacerein with a glucosamine tab?
Diacerein is sometimes sold in combination with glucosamine for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis.
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Frequently asked questions for Camphor

Q. Is Camphor edible?
Edible Camphor is different from the chemically made Camphor. Camphor used in cooking is ‘edible Camphor'
Q. Is Camphor poisonous?
Yes, if Camphor is applied to broken skin, it can enter the body quickly and reach concentrations that are high enough to cause poisoning. Overdose of Camphor can result in poisoning.
Q. Is Camphor saturated or unsaturated?
Camphor is unsaturated
Q. Is camphor soluble in water?
No, camphor is not soluble in water.
Q. Is Camphor and naphthalene same?
No, Camphor and naphthalene are not same.
Q. Does Camphor cause cancer?
There is no scientific information available which confirms that Camphor causes cancer.
Q. Does Camphor burn with a flame?
Yes, Camphor releases hydrocarbon gases that will burn and releases flame.
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