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Everything You Need to Know About Nuberol Forte in Pakistan

Dr. Hira Tanveer

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What is Nuberol Forte?

Nuberol forte is a combination of paracetamol and orphenadrine citrate, a pain reliever, and a muscle relaxant respectively. Paracetamol is a painkiller and shows weak anti-inflammatory actions. It works by stopping the production of chemical mediators that cause pain in your body.

Orphenadrine is an anti-inflammatory drug that works by reducing the concentration of chemicals that cause muscle spasms. Therefore, it enables the muscles to relax, hence reducing the pain. It is mostly used in disorders related to the muscles and skeletal system.

Nuberol Forte Uses

Nuberol Forte is used for the treatment of pain or muscle spasms due to multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury or disease. It is used to treat rheumatological conditions, orthopedic and traumatic disorders. Moreover, it helps gain muscle tone and reduces soreness and stiffness.

Nuberol Forte can be used to treat conditions like:

  • Pain due to arthritis and osteoarthritis 
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Joint pain
  • Migraine 
  • Pain associated with gout 
  • Muscle spasm
  • Bone pain 
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Tendonitis 
  • Sprains 
  • Pain associated with fractures
  • Back pain 
  • Pain due to frozen shoulder
  • Neck pain 
  • Bursitis 

Nuberol Forte Uses in Urdu

نبرول فورٹ ملٹیپل اِسکلروسِیس یا ریڑھ کی ہڈی کی چوٹ یا بیماری کی وجہ سے درد یا پٹھوں کی کھچاؤ کے علاج کے لئے استعمال کی جاتی ہے۔ یہ ریمیٹولوجیکل حالات، آرتھوپیڈک اور تکلیف دہ عوارض کے علاج کے لیے استعمال حوتی ہے۔ اس کے علاوہ، یہ پٹھوں کی ٹون حاصل کرنے میں مدد کرتی ہے اور درد اور سختی کو کم کرتی ہے۔

:نبرول فورٹ کو ان حالات میں استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے جیسے

  • گٹھیا اور اوسٹیو ارتھرائٹس کی وجہ سے درد
  • ماہواری کا درد
  • جوڑوں کا درد
  • مائیگرین
  • گاؤٹ کے ساتھ منسلک درد
  • پٹھوں کا کھچنا
  • ہڈیوں کا درد
  • اینکالوزنگ ورم فقرہ
  • ٹینڈونائٹس
  • موچ
  • فریکچر کے ساتھ منسلک درد
  • کمر درد
  • منجمد کندھے کی وجہ سے درد
  • گردن میں درد
  • برسائٹس

How to take Nuberol Forte?

You should take a Nuberol Forte tablet with a glass of water. Swallow it whole. Follow the dose and frequency as advised by the doctor. Do not alter the dose and frequency, as it can lead to other problems. It is better to take it with food. But you can also take it on an empty stomach.

Also, if you have a complaint about gastritis, it is a safe choice among painkillers as it does not cause gastritis or gastric ulcers.

Nuberol Forte dosage and strength?

Nuberol Forte should be taken as prescribed by your healthcare provider. They will prescribe it depending on the severity of the pain. Mostly it is prescribed twice or thrice a day. 

Nuberol Forte comes in the strength:

  • Paracetamol – 650mg
  • Orphenadrine citrate- 50mg

Nuberol Forte Side Effects

Generally, Nuberol Forte is well tolerated. However, patients may experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath 
  • Rashes 
  • Swelling 
  • Dizziness 
  • Hives 
  • Decreased white blood cells
  • Decreased red blood cells
  • Decreased platelets
  • Cough 
  • Disorientation 
  • Arrhythmia
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth 
  • Fatigue
  • Hypotension 
  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting 
  • Dry eyes
  • Nasal congestion 

What are the alternatives to Nuberfol Forte?

You can find Paracetamol and Orphenadrine combination by the following names:

  • Nuberol Forte
  • Sinaxamol 
  • Norflex

What are the available forms of Nuberol Forte?

Nuberol forte is available in tablet form. 

What are the risks and warnings for Nuberol Forte?

Allergic to Paracetamol or Orphenadrine Citrate

If you are allergic to paracetamol or orphenadrine citrate, do not take Nuberol Forte or any other medicine with the same generic name, as it can result in a life-threatening condition called anaphylactic shock.

Skin reaction

If you ever have had a skin reaction known as Steven Johnson syndrome upon Paracetamol intake, do not take Nuberol Forte. Tell your healthcare provider your complete medical history. 

Alcohol intake

If you drink more than three glasses of alcohol in a day, take paracetamol with caution as it increases the chances of liver damage.

If you drink alcohol, discuss it with a healthcare provider before taking Orphenadrine Citrate, as it can make you feel dizzy. 

Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency 

Patients who have a condition called glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, must take Nuberol Forte with extreme caution as it can cause hemolysis. 

Malnutrition 

People suffering from long-term malnutrition must take paracetamol with caution.

Asthma 

If you are asthmatic, take Nuberol Forte with caution.

Low blood pressure

If you have a history of low blood pressure or if you are taking medicines to control high blood pressure, you must take orphenadrine citrate with caution.

Kidney disease

If you have kidney disease, take orphenadrine citrate with caution as it can worsen the preexisting condition. Do not forget to tell your healthcare provider about it. 

Liver diseases

Patients with liver disease should take Nuberol Forte with caution. It is because your liver helps in the metabolism and excretion of drugs. When it does not work properly due to any disease, it can cause accumulation of the drug in your body, leading to severe adverse effects. 

Sedatives 

If you are already taking sedatives or sleeping aids, take Nuberol Forte with caution as orphenadrine can make you feel dizzy.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, do not take Nuberol Forte unless your doctor advises it. It can affect the health of your baby. Breastfeeding mothers should also consult with a healthcare provider before taking it. 

Operating machinery 

Do not drive a car or operate any machinery while you take Nuberol Forte, as it can cause sedation, which can eventually lead to accidents. 

Interactions between Nuberol Forte and other drugs 

Nuberol Forte may interact with the following drugs. A drug interaction does not mean that you stop taking the medicine on your own. But, you must tell your healthcare provider about it. 

  • Lomitapide 
  • Tetracaine 
  • Warfarin
  • Flibanserin 
  • Imatinib 
  • Isoniazid
  • Axitinib
  • Mipomersen
  • Busulfan 
  • Dapsone topical
  • Eltrombopag 
  • Exenatide injectable solution and suspension 
  • Ivacaftor
  • Daclizumab 
  • Lixisenatide 
  • Propoxyphene 

To avoid drug interactions, you must give a complete history to the healthcare provider about other health conditions you have and what medicines you have been taking. At times, a dose adjustment can help prevent drug interaction.

Nuberol Forte Price in Pakistan in 2022

The price of the Nuberol Forte tablet in Pakistan in the year 2022 is Rs. 3 per tablet approximately.

Storage Conditions

  • Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children. 
  • Store it at room temperature.
  • Do not use it after the mentioned expiry date.

Do you Need a Prescription to Buy Nuberol Forte?

For buying Nuberol Forte, you are required to have a prescription signed by your doctor.

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Hira Tanveer - Author Dr. Hira Tanveer is an MBBS doctor and currently serving at CMH Lahore. Writing is her favorite hobby as she loves to share professional advice on trendy healthcare issues, general well-being, healthy diet, and lifestyle.
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