Medicine Overview of Orprozil Tablet
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Side Effects of Orprozil are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Orprozil 250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Orprozil Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Orprozil 250 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
Discontinue Orprozil 250 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Orprozil 250 mg Tablet as it may cause increased side effects.
Orprozil Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Orprozil 250 mg Tablet.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Orprozil 250 mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orprozil 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Orprozil 250 mg Tablet is recommended.
If you miss a dose of Orprozil 250 mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Orprozil Tablet
Q. Is cefprozil same as penicillin/ or related to penicillin or contain penicillin?
Beta-lactam group of antibiotics and cross sensitivity has been demonstrated
Q. Is Orprozil a sulfa based drug?
No, Orprozil is not a sulpha based drug
Q. Is cefprozil stronger than amoxicillin?
Such comparisons between antibiotics cannot be drawn as these medicines are used for different indications depending on the doctor's clinical experience
Q. Is Orprozil used for strep throat, sinus infection, and bronchitis?
Yes, Orprozil is prescribed for strep throat, sinus infection, and bronchitis
Q. Can I take tylenol (paracetamol), advil (ibuprofen), Nyquil (cold and flu medication), mucinex (guaifenesin), and benadryl with Orprozil?
There are no known drug interaction of Orprozil with tylenol (paracetamol), advil (ibuprofen), Nyquil (cold and flu medication), mucinex (guaifenesin) and benadryl
Q. Does Orprozil treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
No, Orprozil is mainly indicated for respiratory tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria
Q. Does Orprozil interfere with birth control?
No, there no known effects of Orprozil on birth control
Q. Does Orprozil make you tired?
Yes, Orprozil may make you feel tired and sleepy.
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