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Ortholix Od Tablets

By STRIDES SHASUN LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
14.45*
MRP 17.00
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Ortholix Od Tablets Description

Ortholix Od Tablet contains a combination of Glucosamine and Diacerei. It is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joint. It reduces the pain and swelling of the joint. Ortholix Od Tablet

orks by increasing the cushioning effect between the joints by reducing the friction, thereby making physical movements easy and pain-free. It should not be used for children under 18 years of age.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹14.45
You Save₹2.55 (15% on MRP)
ContainsGlucosamine(50.0 Mg) + Diacerein(150.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoarthritis
Side effectsHeadache, tiredness, drowsiness, nausea, indigestion Stomach pain
TherapyDRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS
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Uses of Ortholix Od Tablets

Ortholix Od Tablet is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joints in adult patients.

Contraindications of Ortholix Od Tablets

  • If you are allergic to glucosamine, shellfish, diacerein, rhein and substances with similar activity or any other components of Ortholix Od Tablet.
  • If you have or had food pipe or intestinal disease like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease.
  • If you have or had an intestinal obstruction or partial obstruction.
  • If you have or had liver diseases.
  • If you have or had stomach pain due to an unknown reason.

Side effects of Ortholix Od Tablets

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Gas
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Ortholix Od Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ortholix Od Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Ortholix Od Tablet on pregnant women. Hence, pregnant women should not take this medicine to prevent any risk or harm to the unborn baby. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ortholix Od Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ortholix Od Tablet should not be used by breastfeeding mother, as a component of this medicine passes into the breastmilk and may cause harm to the baby. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ortholix Od Tablet?
A:
Ortholix Od Tablet does not affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ortholix Od Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while on Ortholix Od Tablet. It can alter the effect of this medicine and may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of consuming it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other joint disease/conditions to find out the exact cause.
  • You have or had liver, heart or kidney diseases.
  • You are an asthmatic patient.
  • You are pregnant, you think you may be pregnant and breastfeeding.
  • You have experienced diarrhoea due to Ortholix Od Tablet earlier.
  • You had an electrolyte imbalance or dehydration due to any other medicines in the past.
  • Ortholix Od Tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Ortholix Od Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Glucosamine is a chemical substance in the body that is an essential part of your joints, including ligaments, tendons, cartilage and synovial fluid. It initiates the synthesis of synovial fluid which...
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  • Diacerein acts by blocking the actions of a chemical substance called interleukin-1 beta, which causes harm and destructs the cartilage, leading to a degenerative joint disease such as osteoarthritis.

Directions for Use of Ortholix Od Tablets

  • Ortholix Od Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ortholix Od Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • When Ortholix Od Tablet is used concomitantly with medicines used as blood thinners such as warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Ortholix Od Tablet can decrease the effectiveness of anti-cancer medicine like doxorubicin, etoposide, teniposide when used concomitantly.
  • Concomitant use of Ortholix Od Tablet with antidiabetic medicine such as glipizide, glyburide and metformin may decrease the effect of blood sugar-lowering medicines, in patients with uncontrolled dia...
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  • Medicines used to treat acidity should not be used with Ortholix Od Tablet as it can decrease the effect of this medicine.
  • Blood pressure-lowering medicine like furosemide, benzthiazide and also the medicines used to treat heart failure like digoxin can increase the risk of irregular heartbeats, when used along with Ortho...
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  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Ortholix Od Tablets

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ortholix Od Tablets

Overdose

Excess of Ortholix Od Tablet can cause adverse effects like headache, dizziness, confusion, joint pain, nausea, vomiting, severe diarrhoea or constipation. If you have taken too much medicine, then co...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Ortholix Od Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Ortholix Od Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, Ortholix Od Tablet may cause diarrhoea, though not everyone experiences this side effect. Diarrhoea is the most common side effect of this medicine.

Q: Do I need to take painkillers along with Ortholix Od Tablet?

A: If the pain is severe and unbearable you can take painkillers for the first few weeks.

Q: What are the side effects of Ortholix Od?

A: Headache, tiredness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea are a few common side effects that can be seen after taking Ortholix Od. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time as your body gets used to the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
ORTHOLIX OD
Expires on or After
01/01/2023
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:13 PM (IST)

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