Medicine Overview of Orthobid Gel
Side effects of Orthobid Gel
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.
How to use Orthobid Gel
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
How Orthobid Gel works
Orthobid 1% gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
In Depth Information on Orthobid Gel
Expert advice for Orthobid Gel
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long period of time.
- Orthobid can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Orthobid 1% Gel
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orthobid 1% Gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Nimesulide, 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 for Orthobid 1% Gel
Frequently asked questions for Nimesulide
Q. Is Orthobid an antibiotic?
Orthobid is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.
Q. Can I take Orthobid with paracetamol?
Orthobid and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Does Orthobid contain aspirin?
Orthobid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is Orthobid safe?
Orthobid is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Orthobid for headache?
Orthobid can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Orthobid make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Orthobid does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Orthobid can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Orthobid contain sulphur?
No, Orthobid does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Orthobid treat or used for?
Orthobid is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.
Q. Can I take Orthobid with ibuprofen?
Orthobid can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Orthobid with aspirin?
Orthobid can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Orthobid safe?
Yes, Orthobid is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Orthobid banned?
No, Orthobid is not banned in India.
Q. Is Orthobid safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Orthobid is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Orthobid are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Orthobid safe in pregnancy?
No, Orthobid is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Orthobid in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Orthobid safe in asthma?
Orthobid is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.