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Orthobid Plus Tablets

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Orthobid Plus Tablets Description

Orthobid Plus Tablets is an analgesic medication. It contains a combination of nimesulide and serratiopeptidase as active substances. It is used in the treatment of sudden and sharp pain. It is also ...
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ContainsNimesulide,Serratiopeptidase
UsesPain, painful periods, osteoarthritis
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain
ClassificationANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Orthobid Plus Tablets

  • Orthobid Plus Tablets is used to treat sudden and sharp pain.
  • It is also used for the treatment of symptoms of osteoarthritis and painful periods (dysmenorrhoea).

Contraindications of Orthobid Plus Tablets

  • If you are allergic to nimesulide, serratiopeptidase, or any ingredient of Orthobid Plus Tablets .
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions (wheezing, coughing, sneezing, nose blockage, runny nose, itching, red/itchy rashes) to other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin.
  • If you have a history of liver damage caused by nimesulide.
  • If you are exposed to other potentially liver-damaging substances.
  • If you are an alcoholic or drug addict.
  • If you have or had a history of stomach bleeding, ulcer, and inflammation of the stomach lining prior to treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.
  • If you have a recurrent active stomach/intestinal ulcer or have had it in the past (two or more distinct episodes of proven ulceration or bleeding).
  • If you have problems related to blood clotting and bleeding disorders.
  • If you have liver or kidney disorders.
  • If you have a serious heart failure problem.
  • If you are suffering from symptoms of flu-like fever, chills, and shivering.
  • If you are giving this medicine to children under 12 years of age.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Orthobid Plus Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence (gas)

Precautions and Warnings of Orthobid Plus Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Orthobid Plus Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Orthobid Plus Tablets should not be used during pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. This medicine is contraindicated for use in the last three months of pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are planning a pregnancy or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Orthobid Plus Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Orthobid Plus Tablets passes into human breast milk. This medicine is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Orthobid Plus Tablets ?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Orthobid Plus Tablets on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Orthobid Plus Tablets ?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment with Orthobid Plus Tablets as it may worsen your liver problems.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, blood thinners like warfarin, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like fluvoxamine, or ...
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  • You experience symptoms like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dark urine, and weakness. These could be signs of liver damage.
  • You develop black tarry stools or vomit blood.
  • You are elderly.
  • You have liver, kidney, or heart disease.
  • You have a history of stomach or intestine ulcers.
  • You have any upcoming surgery.
  • You experience severe skin reactions after using this medicine.
  • You are a woman trying to get pregnant.

Mode of Action of Orthobid Plus Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Orthobid Plus Tablets contains a combination of nimesulide and serratiopeptidase as active substances.
  • Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID) that blocks the action of a chemical called cyclooxygenase. Cyclooxygenase is responsible for the formation of certain substances in th...
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  • Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps in breaking down or dissolving the abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.

Directions for Use of Orthobid Plus Tablets

  • Take Orthobid Plus Tablets as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.

Interactions of Orthobid Plus Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Orthobid Plus Tablets works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The simultaneous use of this with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like aspirin is not recommended.
  • You may experience stomach bleeding and ulcers if this medicine is used along with corticosteroids, platelet inhibitors (clopidogrel), and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (fluoxetine).
  • This medicine may interfere with the working of blood thinners like warfarin.
  • Orthobid Plus Tablets can reduce the effect of medicines used to treat high blood pressure like hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, and captopril.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines used for treating mental disorders like lithium, asthma/COPD like theophylline, diabetes like glibenclamide, heart failure like digoxin and ...
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  • Caution is required when this is taken less than 24 hours before or after treatment with methotrexate - an anti-cancer medicine.

Storage and disposal of Orthobid Plus Tablets

  • Store Orthobid Plus Tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Orthobid Plus Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Orthobid Plus Tablets include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, sluggishness and stomach pain. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediate...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Orthobid Plus Tablets , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not tak...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Orthobid Plus Tablets used for?

  • Orthobid Plus Tablets is used to treat sudden and sharp pain.
  • It is also used for the treatment of the symptoms of osteoarthritis and painful periods (dysmenorrhoea).
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:30 PM (IST)

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