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Ostiflex T Tablet

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsTolperisone (150 mg) + Lornoxicam (8 mg)
Description

Ostiflex T Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of acute painful musculoskeletal conditions. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ostiflex T Tablet

  • Excessive sweating
  • Itching and skin rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever and chills
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Visual disturbances
  • Sleeplessness
  • Difficulty in breathing

Uses of Ostiflex T Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute Painful Musculoskeletal Conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tolperisone, lornoxicam or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Oedema

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have fluid retention disorder and have swellings in their body due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Heart diseases

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a disease of the heart or the blood vessels due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe impairment of kidney function due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
General warnings

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Use of other pain killers

This medicine should be used with extreme caution if you are taking another painkiller medicine. The risk of adverse effects is significantly higher when large amounts of painkillers are taken.

Use in Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

This combination medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Other diseases

This medicine may worsen the symptoms of certain diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal bleeding disorders, etc. It is advised that you report all your medical conditions to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Systemic lupus erythematosus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Infections

This medicine should not be used while a patient is suffering from an infection or an infectious disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
Interaction with Medicine

Allopurinol

Methotrexate

Tacrolimus

Warfarin

Digoxin

Theophylline

Cimetidine

Probenecid

Methocarbamol

Disease interactions

Respiratory Diseases

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of respiratory diseases such as asthma and COPD due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Fluid Retention and edema

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having fluid retention and diseases of the heart and other associated organs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hemorrhagic Disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from an internal bleeding due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects including death. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Liver Function Test

Report the use of this medicine at least a week before undergoing a test to determine the liver function. Use of this medicine can show elevated levels of certain enzymes which could lead to false positive results.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Tolperisone relaxes the muscles and reduces the pain. Lornoxicam works by blocking the production of certain substances that send pain signals to the brain. The combination is thus effective in treating musculoskeletal pain.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Classification

Category

Muscle relaxants, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB06725

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Information on this page was last updated on 8 Jul 2019

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