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Orcibest 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Orciprenaline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 18, 2019

Orcibest 10Mg Tablet, is also known as metaproterenol which is used to relieve symptoms associated with chronic bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, and other related lung conditions. Orcibest 10Mg Tablet is a moderately selective adrenergic receptor agonist which means that it stimulates receptors found on the smooth muscle in the uterus, lungs and vasculature supplying skeletal muscle, with minimal or no effect on a adrenergic receptors. The effects can usually be felt 30 minutes after taking a dose and lasts for 3 to 6 hours. The usual dose for an adult is 10 mL 3 or 4 times daily. Children 4 to 12 years old should take 5 mL 3 times daily, children over 12 years should take 10 mL 3 times daily.

You should not take this medication if you have the following: are allergic to Orcibest 10Mg Tablet or any ingredients of this medication, if you are taking beta-blockers, if you have abnormal heart rhythms or an irregular heartbeat or anything related with a racing heartbeat, if you have hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Some side effects include fast heartbeat, headache, dizziness, nausea, nervousness, sweating, tremors, vomiting. If you experience any of the following it is advised to call your doctor: seizures, hives, an increase in blood pressure, chest pain.

chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd)

In addition to its intended effect, Orcibest 10Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Throat irritation

Moderate Less Common

Musculoskeletal (bone

Moderate Less Common

muscle or joint) pain

Moderate Less Common

cough

Moderate Less Common

Respiratory tract inflammation

Moderate Less Common

Respiratory tract infection.

Moderate Less Common

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Orcibest 10mg tablet 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.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Orcibest 10Mg Tablet It is a mildly judicious beta (2) adrenergic agonist that triggers receptors of the smooth muscle present in the lungs, uterus, skeletal muscle. The drug acts by stimulating adenylate cyclase, which leads to bronchodilation.

Ques: What is Orcibest 10mg tablet?

Ans: Orcibest 10mg tablet is a medication which has Orciprenaline as an active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by calming the muscles down in the airways and improves breathing. It is used to treat conditions such as Lung disorder, Constriction of air passages, Symptoms of reversible airways obstruction, Asthma, etc.

Ques: What is the use of Orcibest 10mg tablet?

Ans: Orcibes 10mg tablet is a medication which is used to treat, control, and prevent the below mentioned conditions such as:
  1. Slow heart rate
  2. Constriction of the air passages
  3. Lung disorder
  4. Constriction of air passages
  5. Symptoms of reversible airways obstruction
  6. Asthma
  7. COPD

Ques: What are the side effects of Orcibest 10mg tablet?

Ans: Orcibest 10mg tablet is a medication which has some known side effects which may or may not appear always and some of them are rare but serious. If you experience any of the below mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately.

Here is a complete list of side effects caused by Orcibest 10mg tablet, which are mentioned below:

  1. Trembling
  2. Sore throat
  3. Muscle
  4. Coughing
  5. Nausea
  6. Increased glucose
  7. Potassium level in blood
  8. Unable to sleep
  9. Taste change
  10. Heartburn
  11. Vomiting
  12. Tremor
  13. Drowsiness
  14. Irregular heartbeat
  15. Increased heart rate
  16. Increased sweating
  17. Dry mouth
  18. Headache
  19. Nervousness
  20. Bad taste
  21. Weakness
  22. Abnormally rapid heart rate
  23. Increased serum glucose
  24. Diarrhoea
  25. High blood pressure
  26. Loose motions
  27. Sudden constriction of air passages
  28. Dizziness
  29. Chest pain
  30. Cramps

Ques: Can Orcibest Tablet be used for slow heart rate and constriction of the air passages?

Ans: Yes, Orcibest 10mg tablet is a medication which is used to treat conditions such as slow heart rate and constriction of the air passages. Do not take Orcibest 10mg tablet for above mentioned conditions without consulting first with your doctor. It is a prescribed medication which should only be taken on a prescription.

Ques: How long do I need to use orcibest 10mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 6 hours to 1 day, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use orcibest 10mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or thrice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 8 to 12 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use orcibest 10mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of orcibest 10mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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