Orprozil 250mg Tablet

Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Orprozil 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

4 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Orprozil Tablet


Uses of Orprozil Tablet

Orprozil 250mg 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 Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Orprozil 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. Orprozil 250mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Orprozil Tablet works

Orprozil 250mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Orprozil Tablet

Expert advice for Orprozil Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Orprozil to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Orprozil 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Orprozil can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Orprozil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Orprozil Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Orprozil 250mg Tablet.
Orprozil 250mg 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 250mg 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 250mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Orprozil 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Orprozil 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orprozil 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Orprozil 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Orprozil 250mg Tablet is recommended.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefprozil, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Orprozil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cefprozil

Q. Is cefprozil same as penicillin/ or related to penicillin or contain penicillin?
Beta-lactam group of antibiotics and cross sensitivity has been demonstrated
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
Yes, Orprozil is prescribed for strep throat, sinus infection, and bronchitis
There are no known drug interaction of Orprozil with tylenol (paracetamol), advil (ibuprofen), Nyquil (cold and flu medication), mucinex (guaifenesin) and benadryl
No, Orprozil is mainly indicated for respiratory tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria
No, there no known effects of Orprozil on birth control
Yes, Orprozil may make you feel tired and sleepy.

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