Medicine Overview of Orthogesic Tablet
Uses of Orthogesic Tablet
Side effects of Orthogesic Tablet
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.
How to use Orthogesic 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 is better to take Orthogesic 100mg Tablet with food.
How Orthogesic Tablet works
Orthogesic 100mg tablet 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 Orthogesic Tablet
Expert advice for Orthogesic Tablet
- 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.
- Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic 100mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orthogesic 100mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 Orthogesic 100mg T+more
ablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
It is not known whether Orthogesic 100mg Tablet alters the a+more
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Orthogesic 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orthogesic 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Orthogesic 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Orthogesic 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Orthogesic 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patient+more
s with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dolentia AQ 75mg Injection, Metacin Suursa Suspension, Trental 400mg Tablet, Agpar 125mg/5ml Suspension
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 Orthogesic 100mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Nimesulide
Q. Is Orthogesic an antibiotic?
Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic with paracetamol?
Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic contain aspirin?
Orthogesic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is Orthogesic safe?
Orthogesic is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Orthogesic for headache?
Orthogesic can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Orthogesic make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Orthogesic does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Orthogesic can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Orthogesic contain sulphur?
No, Orthogesic does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Orthogesic treat or used for?
Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic with ibuprofen?
Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic with aspirin?
Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic safe?
Yes, Orthogesic is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Orthogesic banned?
No, Orthogesic is not banned in India.
Q. Is Orthogesic safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Orthogesic is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Orthogesic are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Orthogesic safe in pregnancy?
No, Orthogesic 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 Orthogesic in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Orthogesic safe in asthma?
Orthogesic 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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