Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)
What is Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) used for?
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) is an oral medication used to treat patients suffering from asthma. It is a bronchodilator that operates by relaxing the airways in the lungs to allow easier and more comfortable respiration. This effect may also make it useful for treating emphysema or bronchitis. It should be noted that this medication is meant for daily use and is not meant for emergency cases. Always keep an emergency inhaler on hand in the case of an acute attack. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)?
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) should always be used according to the instructions provided by your doctor. These will be based on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. Most patients are prescribed up to four daily dosages of one tablet spaced evenly throughout the day. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Avoid changing the form of the tablets before taking them as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)?
Some patients using Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects possibly requiring immediate medical attention are increased heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, faintness, tremors, or little to no improvement in your symptoms. These conditions may require lower doses or reduced frequency of administration to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) should not be used by patients who are allergic to orciprenaline, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments, or who have a heart rhythm disorder causing an increased heart rate. Also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, low potassium levels in the blood, heart disease, hypertension, a heart rhythm disorder, hyperthyroidism, or a seizure disorder. These conditions may cause unexpected complications requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.