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Nimesulide Suspension

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Nimesulide Suspension is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of inflammatory condition including joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, postoperative painful condition, fever, and period pain.

Nimesulide Suspension should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you re using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Nimesulide Suspension

Benefits of Nimesulide Suspension

In Pain relief

Nimesulide Suspension is used to treat aches and pains. It blocks chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis and muscle aches. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects, if taken at the right dosage.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

In Fever

Nimesulide Suspension is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Nimesulide Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nimesulide

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Nimesulide Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Nimesulide Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Nimesulide Suspension works

Nimesulide Suspension is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nimesulide Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nimesulide Suspension is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nimesulide Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Nimesulide Suspension alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nimesulide Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nimesulide Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nimesulide Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Nimesulide Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Nimesulide Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Nimesulide Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Nimesulide Suspension is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nimesulide Suspension as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nimesulide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acifon, Reclofen, Nakfen
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): M Spirin, Asalite, Dilsprin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vbrom
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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What happened when we use cipla nimesulide 100mg capsules used at a time 4
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
It's a pain killer
My wife has a headache and fever she is taking Nimesulide+Paracetamol is it safe or not?.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Nimuselide is not a safe drug dear. Kindly avoid it. Plain paracetamol preprations are safe and effective.
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FAQs

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension an antibiotic?

Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension with paracetamol?

Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension contain aspirin?

Nimesulide Suspension is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension safe?

Nimesulide Suspension is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Nimesulide Suspension for headache?

Nimesulide Suspension can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Nimesulide Suspension make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?

Nimesulide Suspension does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Nimesulide Suspension can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).

Q. Does Nimesulide Suspension contain sulphur?

No, Nimesulide Suspension does not contain sulphur.

Q. What does Nimesulide Suspension treat or used for?

Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension with ibuprofen?

Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension with aspirin?

Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension safe?

Yes, Nimesulide Suspension is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension banned?

No, Nimesulide Suspension is not banned in India.

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension safe during breastfeeding?

It is not known if Nimesulide Suspension is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Nimesulide Suspension are not to be used during breastfeeding.

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension safe in pregnancy?

No, Nimesulide Suspension 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 Nimesulide Suspension in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Q. Is Nimesulide Suspension safe in asthma?

Nimesulide Suspension 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.

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