Orprozil 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Orprozil 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Orprozil Tablet

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Uses of Orprozil Tablet

Orprozil 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Orprozil Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Orprozil 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Orprozil Tablet works

Orprozil 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Orprozil Tablet

Expert advice for Orprozil Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Orprozil immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Orprozil 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Orprozil 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Orprozil 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Orprozil 500mg 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 500mg Tablet, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Orprozil 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Orprozi
l 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 for Orprozil 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Orprozil Tablet

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