Medicine Overview of Nicip Gel
Side effects of Nicip Gel
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.
How to use Nicip Gel
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
How Nicip Gel works
Nicip gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
In Depth Information on Nicip Gel
Expert advice for Nicip Gel
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long period of time.
- Nicip can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Nicip Gel
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nicip Gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Nicip Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Nicip Gel alters the ability to driv+more
e. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Nicip Gel should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nicip Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Nicip Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Nicip Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Nicip Gel is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver d+more
isease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Nimesulide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Nicip 1% w/w Gel
Frequently asked questions for Nimesulide
Q. Is Nicip an antibiotic?
Nicip is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.
Q. Can I take Nicip with paracetamol?
Nicip and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Does Nicip contain aspirin?
Nicip is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Q. Is Nicip safe?
Nicip is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Nicip for headache?
Nicip can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Nicip make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Nicip does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Nicip can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Nicip contain sulphur?
No, Nicip does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Nicip treat or used for?
Nicip is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.
Q. Can I take Nicip with ibuprofen?
Nicip can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Nicip with aspirin?
Nicip can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Nicip safe?
Yes, Nicip is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Nicip banned?
No, Nicip is not banned in India.
Q. Is Nicip safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Nicip is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Nicip are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Nicip safe in pregnancy?
No, Nicip is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Nicip in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Nicip safe in asthma?
Nicip is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.
Substitutes for Nicip
No substitutes found for this medicine