Orthofit Gel is an anti-inflammatory painkiller. This non-steroidal drug is used to alleviate symptoms of arthritis such as inflammation, pain, fever and swollen joints. It is used in the treatment of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylosis and severe menstrual pain. This medicine is available in both tablet as well as oral solution form.
Orthofit Gel works by obstructing the production of cyclooxygenase, which synthesizes the compound called prostaglandin. This compound is responsible for symptoms of arthritis such as pain, swelling and inflammation. Therefore, Orthofit Gel is effective in providing pain relief.
Orthofit Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that provides relief from pain, inflammation, stiffness, joint pain and swelling. This medicine is used in the treatment of conditions such as muscular pain due to injury, rheumatoid arthritis, painful menstrual cramps, Osteoarthritis, ankylosing splondylitis and migraines. Orthofit Gel works by stopping the production of cyclooxygenase, which is responsible for synthesizing a compound called prostaglandin. The synthesis of these compounds in the body is what causes inflammation, swelling, fever and pain. It also inhibits the production of bacterial DNA.
Orthofit Gel is available in the form of tablets as well as an oral solution. The effect of each tablet lasts for 11 to 12 hours. Therefore, the standard recommended dosage is twice a day. It is advisable to take this medication only under the guidance and recommendation of a medical practitioner. You should continue taking this medication until you have completed the course, and discontinue as per the instructions of your doctor. You should not skip out on a dose, and avoid doubling the dosage to make up for having skipped the dose.
In certain cases, it is imperative to inform your doctor before starting a course of this medication. People who are about to undergo a bypass heart surgery or have an allergy to other anti-inflammatory painkillers should not take Orthofit Gel. It is important to notify your doctor before beginning a course of this medicine, if you suffer from disorders such as heart disease, heart attack, stroke, hypertension, high cholesterol levels, diabetes, asthma or a bleeding disorder. Pregnant women, women trying to conceive, smokers and alcoholics should avoid taking Orthofit Gel, since it can have harmful effects.
Side Effects :
The common side effects that this medicine causes include diarrhea, heartburn, dizziness, headache, stomach pain or cramps, black stool, weight loss and fatigue. Not all of these symptoms are a cause for concern. However, if any of these symptoms persist for more than two-three days, you should contact your doctor. An allergic reaction to Orthofit Gel would cause itchiness, rashes, vomiting, difficulty breathing, hives and swollen tongue or face. Some of the major side effects of this medicine are an increase in blood pressure, stomach ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, nosebleeds, severe skin reactions and liver damage. Taking this medicine in excess can also increase your chances of developing some fatal conditions such as a heart attack, a stroke or hepatitis or kidney dysfunction. If you experience any of these harmful side effects, you should seek medical expertise immediately.