Primarily used for

Pain, musculo-skeletal pain, neuropathic pain
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₹6.63/ointment
30 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT

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Uses of Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

Capsaicin Based Rubefacients is used in the treatment of pain.
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Side effects of Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

Common

Rash, Application site burning, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Swelling, Itching, Stinging sensation, Warm sensation.

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How to use Capsaicin Based Rubefacients

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT works

Capsaicin binds to a receptor called the vanilloid receptor subtype 1 (VR1). VR1, which can also be stimulated with heat and physical abrasion, permits cations to pass through the cell membrane and into the cell when activated. The resulting depolarization of the neuron stimulates it to signal the brain..
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Uses of Diclofenac Topical

Diclofenac Topical is used in musculo-skeletal pain, dental pain and post operative pain.
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How to use Diclofenac Topical

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT works

Diclofenac topical is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).
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Uses of Gabapentin Topical

Gabapentin Topical is used in the treatment of neuropathic pain.
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Side effects of Gabapentin Topical

Common

Rash, Irritation.

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How to use Gabapentin Topical

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT works

Gabapentin topical decreases pain by modulating calcium channel activity of the nerve cells.
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Uses of Methyl Salicylate

Methyl Salicylate is used in musculo-skeletal pain, dental pain and post operative pain.
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How to use Methyl Salicylate

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT works

Methyl salicylate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).

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Expert advice for Capsaicin Based Rubefacients


Expert advice for Diclofenac Topical

  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, angina, blood clots, and high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or raised triglycerides, liver disorder of the red blood pigment (porphyria).
  • Tell your doctor if you had or need to have surgery.
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ lotion with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you previously had allergic reaction (asthma, hives or a cold) due to aspirin or other pain killers.

Expert advice for Gabapentin Topical

  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gabapentin or any of its ingredients. 

Expert advice for Methyl Salicylate

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to methyl salicylate or any of the ingredients of the topical cream/gel/lotion/ointment/spray.
  • Do not apply methyl salicylate to open wounds, or sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or otherwise irritated skin.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water immediately after applying methyl salicylate. If you have applied the medicine to your hands or fingers to treat pain in those areas, wait at least 30 minutes before washing your hands.
  • Do not apply on eyes, mouth, nose, genitals or rectum, and avoid touching these areas after applying medication to affected area and before washing your hands.
  • Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or heating pad, which can increase the burning sensation. You may cover the skin with clothing.
  • Do not apply this immediately after shaving or bathing.
  • Avoid getting this medication on dentures, contact lenses or any other thing that comes in contact with sensitive parts of the body.
  • Consult your doctor if your pain does not improve after using this medication for 7 days, or if your symptoms get worse or get better and then come back in a few days.
Warnings
Special precautions for ORTHOSENZ OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orthosenz ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diclofenac Topical

Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

Frequently asked questions for Gabapentin Topical

Q. Is gabapentin an opiate, benzo or NSAID?
Gabapentin is an analog of GABA (gamma- amino butyric acid), that is effective against fits and pain due to nerve damage or nerve irritation. It is not an opiate or benzodiazepine or NSAID
Q. Is gabapentin topical safe?
Gabapentin topical is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Methyl Salicylate

Q. Is methyl salicylate the same as aspirin or menthol?
Methyl salicylate is not the same as aspirin or menthol. Methyl salicylate belongs to the same class of medication like aspirin i.e. analgesics or painkiller
Q. How does methyl salicylate work?
Methyl salicylate relieves pain by inhibiting formation of pain causing chemicals in the body
Q. Does it work as a blood thinner or kill bacteria?
It is not a blood thinner and does not kill bacteria
Q. Is methyl salicylate an active ingredient?
Methyl salicylate is one of the active ingredients of some pain relief topical cream/ gel/ lotion/ ointment/ spray
Q. Is methyl salicylate safe?
Methyl salicylate is safe when used for an indication and at a dose instructed by doctor. It has local side-effects like cold or burning sensation at the site of application.
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