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Oripect Tablet

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Introduction

Oripect Tablet is used in the treatment of cough with mucus. It thins mucus in the nose, windpipe and lungs, making it easier to cough out. It also provides relief from runny nose, sneezing, itching, and watery eyes.

Oripect Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, bloating, indigestion, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, headache, skin rash, tremor, and increased heart rate. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine can also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can make sleepiness worse.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Oripect Tablet

Benefits of Oripect Tablet

In Cough with mucus

Oripect Tablet helps to loosen thick mucus, making it easier to cough out. This makes it easier for air to move in and out. It will relieve symptoms such as tightness in your chest, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing and help you carry out your daily activities more easily. This medicine is safe and effective. It usually starts to work within a few minutes and the effects can last up to several hours.
Take Oripect Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop using it unless you are advised to by your doctor. Taking this medicine enables you to live your life more freely without worrying so much about things that set off your symptoms.

Side effects of Oripect Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Oripect

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Hives
  • Tremor
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Oripect 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. Oripect Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oripect Tablet works

Oripect Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Guaifenesin, Terbutaline and Bromhexine, which relieves cough with mucus. Guaifenesin is an expectorant which decreases the stickiness of mucus (phlegm) and helps in its removal from the airways. Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Bromhexine is a mucolytic which thins and loosens mucus (phlegm), making it easier to cough out. Together, they make breathing easier.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Oripect Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oripect Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oripect Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Oripect Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oripect Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oripect Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oripect Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oripect Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Oripect Tablet in these patients.

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Quick Tips

  • Oripect Tablet relieves cough accompanied with mucus that is associated with broncho-pulmonary disorders such as bronchitis, bronchial asthma and emphysema.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are diabetic, monitor your blood glucose regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of thyroid or heart disease.
  • Stop taking Oripect Tablet and inform your doctor if your cough persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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Cough regularly with lots of mucus
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take sitopaladi churan half spoon twice with honey, trikatu tablet 2 tablet twice
Cogestion in chest with cough with mucus
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult Pediatrician (child Dr). Pediatrician will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. Dr. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause Dr. will prescribe you treatment.
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FAQs

Q. Will Oripect Tablet be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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References

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  5. ScienceDirect. Bromhexine. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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