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Orthobid Gel

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Composition for Orthobid Gel

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Primary uses of Orthobid Gel

MRP
77.86
20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Orthobid Gel

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Uses of Orthobid Gel

Orthobid Gel is used in the treatment of pain relief and fever. It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
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Orthobid Gel side effects

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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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. Orthobid Gel is to be taken with food.

How Orthobid Gel works

Orthobid 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 Gel 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.
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Orthobid Gel related warnings
Special precautions for Orthobid Gel
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orthobid Gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Orthobid Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Orthobid Gel alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Orthobid Gel should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orthobid Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Orthobid Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Orthobid Gel is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Orthobid Gel?uses

If you miss a dose of Orthobid Gel, 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 Orthobid Gel

Frequently asked questions about 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.

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Taking Orthobid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Orthobid with Zaltoprofen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zaltoprofen: Zalto
Orthobid with Oxaprozin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxaprozin: Macprox
Orthobid with Piroxicam
LIFE-THREATENING
Orthobid with Meloxicam
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Meloxicam: Tmel, Rafree, Mel OD, Melflam, Melonex, Ecwin, Movel, Muvera
Orthobid with Dexibuprofen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Dexibuprofen: Nuprin
Orthobid with Ketorolac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketorolac: Dentaforce, Fortral KT, Cadolac, Ketopher
Orthobid with Nabumetone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nabumetone: Nilitis, Nabuflam
Orthobid with Nepafenac
LIFE-THREATENING
Orthobid with Etodolac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Etodolac: Musran, Proxym, Toldin, Etogesic, Etova, Setolac, Etofree, Etosafe, Etomax, Etoswift, Etoron, Penlagon
Orthobid with Phenindione
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Orthobid with Bromfenac
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bromfenac: Ocubro, Panbrom, BFN, Unibrom, Bromenac, Bromaid, Takfenac, Zbrom, Bromifen, Adbrom, Megabrom, Navibrom
Orthobid with Celecoxib
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Celecoxib: Cobix, J Flex, Revibra, Celib, Colcibra
Orthobid with Indomethacin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Ducaine, Artilup, Inmecin, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin
Orthobid with Warfarin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Orthobid with Parecoxib
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Parecoxib: Praxis
LIFE-THREATENING
Orthobid with Etoricoxib
LIFE-THREATENING
Orthobid with Metamizole / Dipyrone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Orthobid with Ibuprofen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ibuprofen: Brufen, Fenlong, Ibupal, Ibugesic, Ibuvon, Maxofen, Novigan, Ibumin, Bruriff, Emflam
Orthobid with Lornoxicam
LIFE-THREATENING
Orthobid with Phenytoin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Celetoin, Dilantin, Atoin, Phenos, M Toin
Orthobid with Mefenamic Acid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mefenamic Acid: Mefprex, Almefkem, Dolostan, Mefalth, Mefast, Osra, Ponstan, Meftal, Gimef P, Meflup
Orthobid with Pentoxifylline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin
Orthobid with Benzydamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Orthobid with Naproxen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naproxen: Naproz, Naprosyn, Arthopan, Napra S, Artagen, Naxen
Orthobid with Dexketoprofen
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Dexketoprofen: Dolospan OD, Infen OD
Orthobid with Valdecoxib
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Valdecoxib: Vah, Vacox, Vexx, Valigud, Velsaid, Osra Forte, Valdin, Valus Insta, Valdone
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