Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)
What is Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) used for?
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) is an oral bronchodilator used to treat patients suffering from asthma or bronchitis. It operates by relaxing the muscles in the lungs and airways allowing easier and more comfortable respiration. This action may also make the medication useful for treating emphysema. It should be noted that this form of medication is meant for daily use and is not to be administered in an emergency. Always keep an emergency inhaler on hand for such a case. Your physician may prescribe this medication to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)?
Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) should always be used according to your physician's directions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. Most patients are prescribed one tablet to be taken one to four times each day depending on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a snack or meal is suggested before use if you get an upset stomach. Do not crush, split, or chew the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have regarding the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP)?
Side effects associated with the use of Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) include:
Stop using the medication and contact your physician as soon as possible if any serious or worrying side effects appear such as faintness, heart palpitations, chest pain, difficulty breathing, increased heart rate, tremors, or little to no improvement in your symptoms. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or immediate medical attention in serious or life threatening cases to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) if you are allergic to orciprenaline, if you have had a bad reaction to similar treatments, or if you have a heart rhythm disorder. Also disclose if you have diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, epilepsy, low potassium levels, or hyperthyroidism as these conditions may cause unexpected health complications requiring alterations to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Orcibest (Orciprenaline Sulfate BP) . Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.