Obimin Uses

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Obimin indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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To provide nutritional supplementation in individuals with malabsorptive conditions. ADEKs uses water- miscible forms of the fat-soluble vitamins to improve absorption in these individuals. It also provides vitamin C, B complex vitamins, and other vitamins plus zinc to supplement dietary intake.

For nutritional supplementation in individuals with deficient diets or difficulty in absorbing fat-soluble vitamins such as may occur in cystic fibrosis. For use solely under medical supervision.

Uses of Obimin in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

This medication is a multivitamin product used to treat or prevent vitamin deficiency due to poor diet, certain illnesses, or during pregnancy. Vitamins are important building blocks of the body and help keep you in good health.

How to use Obimin

Take this medication by mouth, usually once daily or as directed. Follow all directions on the product package, or take as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dosage. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not crush or chew this medication. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.

Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

Obimin description

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A second-generation histamine H1 receptor antagonist used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and urticaria. Unlike most classical antihistamines (histamine H1 antagonists) it lacks central nervous system depressing effects such as drowsiness.

Obimin dosage

Childn 1-3 yr 0.5 mL once daily. Infant 6-12 mth 0.25 mL once daily.

Obimin interactions

Obimin (10 mg once daily) has been coadministered with therapeutic doses of erythromycin, cimetidine, and ketoconazole in controlled clinical pharmacology studies in adult volunteers. Although increased plasma concentrations (AUC 0-24 hrs) of loratadine and/or descarboethoxyloratadine were observed following coadministration of loratadine with each of these drugs in normal volunteers (n = 24 in each study), there were no clinically relevant changes in the safety profile of loratadine, as assessed by electrocardiographic parameters, clinical laboratory tests, vital signs, and adverse events. There were no significant effects on QTc intervals, and no reports of sedation or syncope. No effects on plasma concentrations of cimetidine or ketoconazole were observed. Plasma concentrations (AUC 0-24 hrs) of erythromycin decreased 15% with coadministration of loratadine relative to that observed with erythromycin alone. The clinical relevance of this difference is unknown. These above findings are summarized in TABLE 1.

TABLE 1 Effects on Plasma Concentrations (AUC 0-24 hrs) of Obimin and Descarboethoxyloratadine After 10 Days of Coadministration (Obimin 10 mg) in Normal Volunteers
Obimin Descarboethoxyloratadine
Erythromycin (500 mg q8h) + 40% +46%
Cimetidine (300 mg qid) +103% + 6%
Ketoconazole (200 mg q12h) +307% +73%

Obimin side effects

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Constipation, diarrhea, or upset stomach may occur. These effects are usually temporary and may disappear as your body adjusts to this medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has prescribed this drug, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Obimin contraindications

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Obimin is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients.

Active ingredient matches for Obimin:

Multiminerals/Multivitamins in Vietnam.

Ca lactate/Ca pantothenate/cholecalciferol/copper/cyanocobalamin/Fe fumarate/folic acid/iodine/Na ascorbate/nicotinamide/pyridoxine HCl/Retinol acetate/riboflavin/thiamine mononitrate in Philippines.

Ca lactate/Ca pantothenate/copper/Fe fumarate/folic acid/iodine/niacinamide/Vit A/vit B1/vit B12/vit B2/vit B6/vit C/vit D in Singapore.

Ca lactate/Ca pantothenate/cupric sulfate/Fe fumarate/folic acid/K iodide/niacinamide/Vit A/vit B1/vit B12/vit B2/vit B6/vit C/vit D in Hongkong.

Mineral Preparation/Multivitamin

Multivitamin and mineral preparation in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Obimin 3 Blister x 10 Tablet
Obimin 10 Blister x 10 Tablet
Obimin 1 Bottle 30 Tablet
Obimin / New 30's
Obimin / New 100's
Obimin 30's$ 3.98
Obimin 100's$ 13.22
Obimin 500's
Obimin 30's$ 54.50
Obimin 100's$ 153.00
Obimin 500's$ 428.00
Obimin / New film-coated tab 100's (Westmont)
Obimin / New film-coated tab 30's (Westmont)
Obimin tab 100's (Westmont)$ 153.00
Obimin tab 30's (Westmont)$ 54.50
Obimin tab 500's (Westmont)$ 428.00

List of Obimin substitutes (brand and generic names):

Obimin-AF 30's (Darya-Varia)$ 1.97
Tablet; Oral; Biotin 10 mcg; Calcium / Calcium Phosphate Tribasic 100 mg; Choline Bitartrate 10 mg; Copper / Copper Sulfate 10 mg; D-Pantothenic Acid / Calcium D-Pantothenate 10 mg; Folic Acid 0.1 mg; Inositol 10 mg; Iodine 0.15 mg; Iron / Ferrous Fumarate (Bayer)
Tablet; Oral; Biotin 10 mcg; Calcium / Calcium Phosphate Tribasic 100 mg; Choline Bitartrate 10 mg; Copper / Copper Sulfate 10 mg; D-Pantothenic Acid / Calcium D-Pantothenate 10 mg; Folic Acid 0.1 mg; Inositol 10 mg; Iodine 0.15 mg; Iron / Ferrous Fumarate (Bayer)
ONE A DAY 5 MG SYRUP 1 bottle / 60 ML syrup each (Bayer)$ 0.21
One A Day 5mg Syrup (Bayer)$ 0.21
Optimin 200 ml Syrup (Oyster Labs Limited)$ 0.03
Optimin Inj Injection (Oyster Labs Limited)$ 0.69
Optimin 15 ml Drop (Oyster Labs Limited)$ 0.04
Original spray .05 g/100mL (Wassen)
Panvitan-M 1000's (Takeda)$ 37.25

References

  1. DailyMed. "ASCORBIC ACID; BIOTIN; CYANOCOBALAMIN; DEXPANTHENOL; ERGOCALCIFEROL; FOLIC ACID; NIACINAMIDE; PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE; RIBOFLAVIN; THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE; VITAMIN A; VITAMIN E: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DailyMed. "ASCORBIC ACID; BIOTIN; CYANOCOBALAMIN; DEXPANTHENOL; ERGOCALCIFEROL; FOLIC ACID; NIACINAMIDE; PHYTONADIONE; PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE; RIBOFLAVIN 5'-PHOSPHATE SODIUM; THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE; VITAMIN A; VITAMIN E: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DailyMed. "ASCORBIC ACID; BIOTIN; CHOLECALCIFEROL; CYANOCOBALAMIN; DEXPANTHENOL; FOLIC ACID; NIACINAMIDE; PYRIDOXINE; RIBOFLAVIN; THIAMINE; TOCOPHEROL ACETATE; VITAMIN A; VITAMIN K: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Obimin are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Obimin. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

1 consumer reported useful

Was the Obimin drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Useful1
100.0%


2 consumers reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Obimin drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
Users%
Not expensive2
100.0%


1 consumer reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Obimin before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 week and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Obimin. To get the time effectiveness of using Obimin drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 week1
100.0%


7 consumers reported age

Users%
30-454
57.1%
16-293
42.9%


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