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ORNI 500 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of ORNI Tablet

ORNI 500 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, and skin.

ORNI 500 Tablet helps prevent an infection after surgery. It is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers and pressure sores. This medicine is best taken after eating some food. It should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink any alcohol while taking this medicine and for a few days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.

The most common side effects of this medicine are headache, dryness in mouth, nausea, and a slight metallic taste in the mouth. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

ORNI Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Tremor
  • Taste change
  • Skin reaction
  • Numbness of extremity

How to use ORNI 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. ORNI 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How ORNI Tablet works

ORNI 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

ORNI Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with ORNI 500 Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ORNI 500 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of ORNI 500 Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
ORNI 500 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
ORNI 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of ORNI 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
ORNI 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of ORNI 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of ORNI Tablet?

If you miss a dose of ORNI 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ORNI

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Doctor prescribed my mother to take orni o tablets for some irritation in urinary tract. Can she use O2 tablets as a substitute of orni o?? What is its dose??? Thanking you, SRIJIT PATIENT
Dr. Monil Kadian
General Physician
Please ask your prescribing doctor
Doctor prescribed me to take orni o tablets for some irritation in urinary tract. Can i use O2 tablets as a substitute of orni o?? Does both has same action?? Thanking you, SRIJIT PATIENT
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking ORNI when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking ORNI and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
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