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Orcin Tablet

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Primary uses of Orcin Tablet

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MRP
9.86
₹0.99/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Orcin Tablet

Uses of Orcin Tablet

Orcin Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.

Orcin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Orcin are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Orcin 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. Orcin Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Orcin Tablet works

Orcin Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

In Depth Information on Orcin Tablet

Orcin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Orcin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Orcin Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orcin 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
No information is available on the use of Orcin Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Orcin Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orcin Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Orcin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orcin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Orcin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Orcin Tablet

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Orcin?
The use of Orcin is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Orcin can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Orcin expire?
Yes, Orcin does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Orcin after the expiry date.
Q. What is Orcin?
Orcin is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Orcin?
Orcin is safe to use in most of the patients; However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
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