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Orofer XT Tablet

EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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110
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Orofer XT Tablet

EMCURE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
*Estimated Price
110
Buy from Netmeds

About Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is an Iron and Folic Acid supplement that helps in treating nutrient deficiency of iron & folic acid. It also helps in treating megaloblastic Anemia & chronic blood loss. It contains Vitamin B9 and Elemental Iron. Orofer is also available in the syrup form.

Uses Benefits and uses of Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is generally used to treat iron and folic acid deficiency but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deficiency of Iron
  2. Anemia
  3. Deficiency of Folic Acid
  4. Megaloblastic Anemia
  5. Chronic Blood loss
  6. Nutritional Anemia
  7. Food supplement during pregnancy & lactation
  8. Inadequate dietary intake
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Orofer XT Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the supplement.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Orofer XT Tablet

Apart from the uses of Orofer XT Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Stomach Bloating
  3. Vomiting
  4. Gastric Discomfort
  5. Constipation
  6. Stomach Pain
  7. Dark Stools
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use of the tablet.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is made from the following components:-
  1. Ferrous Ascorbate (Elemental Iron) 100mg - It is a synthetic module of ascorbic acid and iron. Iron makes up haemoglobin that helps in transportation of oxygen in the body. Ascorbic acid helps in absorption of iron.
  2. Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - 1.1mg - Folic Acid is required in the production of DNA & RNA, the genetic materials of the body. It also helps in creating new red blood cells along with B12. It helps in better absorption of iron as well.
Orofer XT Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Orofer XT is an Over The Counter (OTC) tablet.

You can buy Orofer XT Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it should be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Orofer XT Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor. There is an Orofer Syrup available as well that is in liquid form.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Orofer XT Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus. Iron helps in creating haemoglobin that transports oxygen in the body
  • Do not take more than prescribed dosage in a day & keep enough gap between each one
  • Do not take this supplement on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Orofer XT Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Orofer XT Tablet is not the cure for a problem but only provides essential nutrients in the body that improve its functions.
  • Especially for pregnant women, please talk to a gynaecologist because folic acid & iron are very important for cell growth in the baby.
  • Orofer XT Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Orofer XT Tablet

Before using Orofer XT Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Orofer XT Tablet or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Intolerance to drug
  • Crohn's Disease
Orofer XT Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Orofer XT Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Folic acid is alone not sufficient to treat Anemia caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B12 along with Vitamin B9

FAQs Commonly asked question on Orofer XT Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Orofer XT Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the tablet. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Orofer XT Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Orofer XT Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Orofer XT Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Orofer XT Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and even trigger a drug interaction. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Orofer XT Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. It is generally used during pregnancy and lactation by women. You should consult a gynecologist for more details to suggest the best course of action and adequate dosage for a healthy development of the baby.

5. Can I drive while using Orofer XT Tablet?
Yes. But if Orofer XT Tablet makes you feel drowsy & calm, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Orofer XT Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Orofer XT Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Should I take Orofer XT for Folic Acid Deficiency?
Yes. Orofer XT is used to treat the deficiency of Folic Acid in the body. However, it also contains Iron, and together it is used in treating Anemia. If you don't have Iron deficiency in the body, you can consider other tablets like Folvite 5mg.

9. Can I use Orofer XT Tablet for Iron Deficiency?
Yes. Orofer XT Tablet contains Ferrous Ascorbate that provides elemental iron to the body and ascorbic acid helps in faster absorption.

10. Do I need to take Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B9 for Anemia along with Iron?
There are two main types of Anemia, one caused due to deficiency of iron in the body and the other caused by the deficiency of either Vitamin B9 or Vitamin B12 (also known as Megaloblastic Anemia). Orofer XT, for instance, will not help in Pernicious Anemia, a third type, which is caused due to body's incapability to process vitamin b12 or b9.

11. Can I use Orofer instead of Orofer XT Tablet?
Orofer and Orofer XT Tablet both contain Iron and folate. The main difference is that Orofer has a better drug tolerance and side effects such as gastric discomfort, constipation etc. would be less prominent with Orofer due to its slow action. If a patient is comfortable with Orofer XT, he/she should continue with the same tablet.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Orofer XT Tablet

I used Orofer XT during my pregnancy and even 6 months after that. My gynaec told me that it helps in baby's growth
Orofer is a supplement for iron and vitamin b9
I regularly use orofer because I'm an anaemic person. It works well for me.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Medhavi Agarwal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Orofer XT Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Orofer XT Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Orofer XT Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is an Iron and Folic Acid supplement that helps in treating nutrient deficiency of iron & folic acid. It also helps in treating megaloblastic Anemia & chronic blood loss. It contains Vitamin B9 and Elemental Iron. Orofer is also available in the syrup form.

Uses Benefits and uses of Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is generally used to treat iron and folic acid deficiency but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deficiency of Iron
  2. Anemia
  3. Deficiency of Folic Acid
  4. Megaloblastic Anemia
  5. Chronic Blood loss
  6. Nutritional Anemia
  7. Food supplement during pregnancy & lactation
  8. Inadequate dietary intake
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Orofer XT Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the supplement.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Orofer XT Tablet

Apart from the uses of Orofer XT Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Stomach Bloating
  3. Vomiting
  4. Gastric Discomfort
  5. Constipation
  6. Stomach Pain
  7. Dark Stools
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use of the tablet.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Orofer XT Tablet

Orofer XT Tablet is made from the following components:-
  1. Ferrous Ascorbate (Elemental Iron) 100mg - It is a synthetic module of ascorbic acid and iron. Iron makes up haemoglobin that helps in transportation of oxygen in the body. Ascorbic acid helps in absorption of iron.
  2. Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - 1.1mg - Folic Acid is required in the production of DNA & RNA, the genetic materials of the body. It also helps in creating new red blood cells along with B12. It helps in better absorption of iron as well.
Orofer XT Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. Orofer XT is an Over The Counter (OTC) tablet.

You can buy Orofer XT Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it should be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Orofer XT Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor. There is an Orofer Syrup available as well that is in liquid form.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Orofer XT Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus. Iron helps in creating haemoglobin that transports oxygen in the body
  • Do not take more than prescribed dosage in a day & keep enough gap between each one
  • Do not take this supplement on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Orofer XT Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Orofer XT Tablet is not the cure for a problem but only provides essential nutrients in the body that improve its functions.
  • Especially for pregnant women, please talk to a gynaecologist because folic acid & iron are very important for cell growth in the baby.
  • Orofer XT Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Orofer XT Tablet

Before using Orofer XT Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Orofer XT Tablet or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Intolerance to drug
  • Crohn's Disease
Orofer XT Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Orofer XT Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Folic acid is alone not sufficient to treat Anemia caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B12 along with Vitamin B9

FAQs Commonly asked question on Orofer XT Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Orofer XT Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the tablet. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Orofer XT Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Orofer XT Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Orofer XT Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Orofer XT Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and even trigger a drug interaction. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Orofer XT Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. It is generally used during pregnancy and lactation by women. You should consult a gynecologist for more details to suggest the best course of action and adequate dosage for a healthy development of the baby.

5. Can I drive while using Orofer XT Tablet?
Yes. But if Orofer XT Tablet makes you feel drowsy & calm, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Orofer XT Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Orofer XT Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Should I take Orofer XT for Folic Acid Deficiency?
Yes. Orofer XT is used to treat the deficiency of Folic Acid in the body. However, it also contains Iron, and together it is used in treating Anemia. If you don't have Iron deficiency in the body, you can consider other tablets like Folvite 5mg.

9. Can I use Orofer XT Tablet for Iron Deficiency?
Yes. Orofer XT Tablet contains Ferrous Ascorbate that provides elemental iron to the body and ascorbic acid helps in faster absorption.

10. Do I need to take Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B9 for Anemia along with Iron?
There are two main types of Anemia, one caused due to deficiency of iron in the body and the other caused by the deficiency of either Vitamin B9 or Vitamin B12 (also known as Megaloblastic Anemia). Orofer XT, for instance, will not help in Pernicious Anemia, a third type, which is caused due to body's incapability to process vitamin b12 or b9.

11. Can I use Orofer instead of Orofer XT Tablet?
Orofer and Orofer XT Tablet both contain Iron and folate. The main difference is that Orofer has a better drug tolerance and side effects such as gastric discomfort, constipation etc. would be less prominent with Orofer due to its slow action. If a patient is comfortable with Orofer XT, he/she should continue with the same tablet.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Orofer XT Tablet

I used Orofer XT during my pregnancy and even 6 months after that. My gynaec told me that it helps in baby's growth
Orofer is a supplement for iron and vitamin b9
I regularly use orofer because I'm an anaemic person. It works well for me.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Medhavi Agarwal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Orofer XT Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Orofer XT Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Orofer XT Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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