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Orcibest 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Orciprenaline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

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
Musculoskeletal (bone
muscle or joint) pain
Respiratory tract inflammation
Respiratory tract infection.
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.
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 Medicine
Decmax 4Mg Tablet
Pericort 4Mg Tablet
Depo Medrol 40Mg/Ml Injection
What are you using Orcibest 10Mg Tablet for?
chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (copd)
How much was the improvement?
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
Within 6 hours
Within 2 days
More than 2 days
Within a day
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Twice a day
Once a day
Thrice a day
Four times A Day
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
Empty stomach
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Respiratory tract infection
Respiratory tract inflammation
Musculoskeletal pain
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