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Oset 5mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Oset 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by various conditions and migraine and (vertigo) dizziness due to ear problems (Meniere’s syndrome). This medicine is also used in mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and short-term anxiety.

Oset 5mg Tablet is taken after meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effect is orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing). This is temporary and usually resolves with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about these side effects. It may also cause drowsiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Before taking this medicine you should let your doctor know if you have jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), epilepsy, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), and increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma). Inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney, and heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor.

Uses of Oset Tablet

Benefits of Oset Tablet

In Treatment of Nausea

Oset 5mg Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Treatment of Vomiting

Oset 5mg Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Treatment of Vertigo

Vertigo means a spinning sensation or dizziness that is triggered due to frequent movement. It can happen due to many reasons but it may also occur without any underlying disease. Oset 5mg Tablet helps treat this sensation effectively. If you feel dizzy while getting up from the bed, sit for a while and then rise slowly to avoid having an accidental fall.

In Treatment of Migraine

Oset 5mg Tablet helps treat and prevent migraine headaches. It changes the electrical activity in the brain, blocks chemicals responsible for pain sensation and also blocks signals that cause nausea/vomiting associated with migraines. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine headaches, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

In Treatment of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder in which a person’s thinking ability, feelings and behavior become abnormal. Oset 5mg Tablet helps restore the chemical imbalances in the brain that are responsible for such changes. It improves thoughts, behavior and enhances the quality of life.

In Treatment of Anxiety

Oset 5mg Tablet reduces the symptoms of excessive anxiety and worry. It can also reduce feelings of restlessness, tiredness, difficulty concentrating and feeling irritable. It will therefore help you go about your daily activities more easily and be more productive. Keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. Stopping it suddenly can cause serious problems. So, do not stop taking it without discussing with your doctor.

Side effects of Oset Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Oset

  • Drowsiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Oset 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. Oset 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Oset Tablet works

Oset 5mg Tablet is a dopamine antagonist. It works by blocking the dopamine receptors in the region of brain that controls nausea and vomiting.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Oset 5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oset 5mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oset 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Occasional short-term use of Oset 5mg Tablet for the treatment of nausea and vomiting poses little risk to the breastfed infant.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oset 5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oset 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oset 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oset 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oset 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Oset 5mg Tablet is used for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting.
  • It may also be used to treat dizziness associated with  problems of the inner ear such as Meniere’s Syndrome.
  • It may cause sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Oset 5mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness. 
  • It makes you more likely to get heatstroke. Avoid heavy exercising and drink plenty of fluids.
  • It can cause your skin to be more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight while having this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenothiazines Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Dezziness with nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
It can be positional vertigo which happens due to change in position of particles which balance the ear. Visit ent specialist for fixing the problem
feeling nauseaus and giddy occasionally since 2 yr got diagnosed with meneire's 2 yrs back
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Do u have tinnitius and aural fullness as well. Nausea and vomiting occur with vertigo. If otherwise also occur than visit physician
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FAQs

Q. How does Oset 5mg Tablet work?

Oset 5mg Tablet is used to treat mental disorders like schizophrenia. It is also used to treat and prevent nausea, and vomiting.It may be used to treat anxiety (short-term) in certain cases where other anti-anxiety drugs have been ineffective. It is also used to treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness or spinning sensations (vertigo) due to Meniere's disease.It belongs to a class of medication call phenothiazines. It acts on the central nervous system by blocking certain receptors thus producing an anti-psychotic and anti-vomiting effect

Q. Does Oset 5mg Tablet expire?

Yes, Oset 5mg Tablet does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Oset 5mg Tablet after the expiry date.

Q. Is Oset 5mg Tablet available over the counter?

Oset 5mg Tablet is not available over the counter. It is available only on prescription from the doctor

Q. Is Oset 5mg Tablet safe to use?

Oset 5mg Tablet is safe to use for a prescribed duration in the dose as advised by a doctor.

Q. How long can I take Oset 5mg Tablet for?

Oset 5mg Tablet should only be taken for the duration as advised by the doctor for your condition.

Q. Is Oset 5mg Tablet addictive?

Oset 5mg Tablet is not known to have any addictive potential. Please consult your doctor in case you have any other query regarding the same.

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