Oraflora 9% Oral Gel
Oraflora 9% Oral Gel is used in the treatment of mouth ulcers. Patients who are allergic to Oraflora 9% Oral Gel or any of the ingredients of the gel or oral solution should not consume this drug before consulting the doctor.
Oraflora 9% Oral Gel is also employed for temporary relief of pain of rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, osteoarthritis, and other conditions for which oral salicylates are recommended
It is also useful in patients in which there is difficulty in administering doses in a tablet or capsule dosage form, because of the liquid dosage form.
You must not apply this drug on open wounds. Don’t use the oral gel with children or adolescents because some studies show a link between salicylate use and Reye’s syndrome (affects the brain, liver and may be fatal).
Immediately consult your doctor if there is no improvement found in pain after using this drug for 7 to 14 days. Immediately take medical help if you have symptoms of stomach bleeding such as black, bloody, or coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Symptoms of overdose include tinnitus, vomiting, acute renal failure, hyperthermia, irritability, seizures, coma, metabolic acidosis. For acute ingestions, determine serum salicylate levels 6 hours after ingestion; the "Done" nomogram may be helpful for estimating the severity of aspirin poisoning and directing treatment using serum salicylate levels.
Treatment should also be based upon symptomatology. Toxic symptoms and corresponding treatments are as follows:
- Overdose: Induce emesis with ipecac, and/or lavage with saline, followed with activated charcoal.
- Dehydration: I.V. fluids with KCl (no D5W only).
- Metabolic acidosis (must be treated): Sodium bicarbonate.
- Hyperthermia: Cooling blankets or sponge baths.
- Coagulopathy/hemorrhage: Vitamin K I.V.
- Hypoglycemia (with coma, seizures, or change in mental status): Dextrose 25 g I.V.
- Seizures: Diazepam 5-10 mg I.V.
How long is the duration of effect?
It may differ from person to person. You should consult about it with the doctor to get the suitable dosage prescriptions.
What is the onset of action?The action of this drug will be initiated within 2 hours after its administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Pregnant women are advised to consult a doctor before consuming this drug.
Is it habit forming?
No, the medicine is not habit-forming or addictive.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Lactating mothers are advised to take medical help before consuming this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is advisable that you do not indulge in driving while on this medication since there is a possibility of you experiencing drowsy or calm and thus affecting your driving skills.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose is needed. Avoid use in severe renal impairment. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Does this affect liver function?
No relevant information is available.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Oraflora 9% Oral Gel , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?It is advisable that you do not miss a dosage since there is just one dose per day. Consume the missed dosage as soon as you remember.
Are there any overdose instructions?In case of an overdose, you may experience side effects like restlessness, anxiety, confusion or dizziness. In such cases, make sure that you consult a doctor with immediate effect.
It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). It also acts on the hypothalamus heat-regulating centre to reduce fever and blocks the generation of pain impulses.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Lab Test
Interaction with Medicine
- Decreased effect with antacids; ACE-inhibitor effects may be decreased by concurrent therapy with NSAIDS.
- Increased effect of warfarin.
Interaction with Food
Interaction with Disease
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