Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain in conditions like headache, mild migraine, muscle pain, dental pain, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, or painful menses.
Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Nimesulide and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Taking Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet 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.
No information is available on the use of Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Orthobid Power 100 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Q. Can the use of Orthobid power cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Orthobid power can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Orthobid power?
The use of Orthobid power is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). Its use should also be avoided in patients with a history of or active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding and in patients with the history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Can I take Orthobid power with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Orthobid power can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. Orthobid power helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex can help to corrects the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Does Orthobid power help in relieving stomach pain?
No, Orthobid power preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.
Q. Can the use of Orthobid power cause damage to the liver?
Orthobid power contains Nimesulide and Paracetamol and both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease.
Q. Is it safe to take a higher dose of Orthobid power than recommended?
No, you should avoid taking a higher than the recommended dose of Orthobid power as it can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Orthobid power expire?
Yes, Orthobid power does expire. The expiry date is written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Orthobid power after the expiry date.
Q. What is Orthobid power?
Orthobid power is a combination of two medicines: Nimesulide and Paracetamol. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that causes pain and inflammation.
Q. Can I stop taking Orthobid power when my pain is relieved?
Orthobid power is usually used for short-term pain relief and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.