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Nimex Suspension

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Storage
Store below 30°C

Your child’s medicine at a glance

Nimex Suspension belongs to a class of medicines known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). These have pain and fever-reducing properties. It is used for the treatment of acute pain and fever both in infants and children.

Adhere to the prescribed dose, time, and way while giving Nimex Suspension to your child. It can be given orally before or after meals. However, it is best to give this medicine to your child after meals as this will prevent the chance of developing an upset stomach. Avoid giving more than the recommended dose for fast relief as that may cause unwanted effects in your child. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, give the same dose again but do skip it if it's time for the next dose.

Nimex Suspension may cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea, and allergy after taking this medicine. These side effects are temporary and are likely to subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. In case they persist or become bothersome for your child, do consult your child’s doctor on a priority basis.

Before administering Nimex Suspension to your child, do inform the doctor if your child is allergic to any medicine or products, or has a history of any heart problems, birth defects, liver disease, kidney disease, lung disease, or bleeding disorder. This information is critical for dose alteration and helps in planning your child's overall treatment.


Note: As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Nimex Suspension is banned for children under 12 years of age.


Uses of Nimex Suspension in children

Benefits of Nimex Suspension for your child

In Treatment of Fever

Nimex 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.

In Pain relief

Nimex 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 longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

Side effects of Nimex Suspension in children

Nimex Suspension does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Nimex

  • Stomach pain
  • Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes

How can I give Nimex Suspension to my child?

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. Nimex Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Nimex Suspension works

Nimex Suspension works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger, prostaglandin, in the body which is responsible for pain, fever, and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Nimex Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nimex Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nimex Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nimex Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nimex Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of Liver Function Tests (LFT) is recommended while your child is taking Nimex Suspension.

What if I forget to give Nimex Suspension to my child?

Do not panic. Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you may give the missed dose if it’s not more than 12 hours late. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not give a double dose and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Give plenty of fluids to your child, if diarrhea occurs as a side-effect.
  • If your child exhibits signs of inflammation like redness or swelling,try placing an ice-pack over the affected area to reduce redness and swelling.
  • Stop the medicine and consult your child’s doctor in case your child exhibits allergic rash or stomach pain soon after taking this medicine.
  • If Nimex Suspension does not seem to be helping your child, contact your doctor for advice. Do not give extra doses.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with drugs

Taking Nimex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
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No take Crocin for pain relief
Diagnosed with viral fever along with rashes on the body. Pain in eyes since three days. Pain when open and when blinking.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Orbital pain is common with viral fever. Go to physician for fever. It will be relieved with relief in fever
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FAQs

Q. Can I increase or decrease the dose of my child’s medicine by myself?

No, it is not recommended to alter the dose of the medicine without consulting a doctor. While increasing the dose without proper judgment may lead to toxicity, decreasing it may cause recurrence of symptoms. So, for best results, speak to your child’s doctor if you feel a change in dose may be needed.

Q. How much Nimex Suspension should I give to my child?

Your doctor will prescribe the dose according to your child’s condition and body weight. Stick to the prescribed dosing schedule as that is the best way to ensure the safe and complete recovery of your child.

Q. Is it safe to give Nimex Suspension to my child for more than two weeks?

Prolong intake of Nimex Suspension can lead to increased secretion of acid in the stomach. These increased acid levels can result in ulcer formations which eventually can lead to gastrointestinal bleeding. Therefore, it is advised to use Nimex Suspension in its lowest effective dose for the shortest duration of time. Consult your doctor if not sure.

Q. How should Nimex Suspension be stored?

Nimex Suspension should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Also, keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.

Q. Can all children be given the same dose of Nimex Suspension?

No. Nimex Suspension cannot be given to everyone in the same dose. The doctor decides the appropriate dose of Nimex Suspension based on the child’s age and body weight.

Q. When will my child feel better?

You may be required to give Nimex Suspension to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the infection. If your child continues to feel unwell even after completion of the full prescribed course of the medicine, consult your child’s doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Are there any serious side effects of this medicine for my child?

Although Nimex Suspension is well-tolerated by children, if you notice your child experiencing any intolerable episodes like persistent vomiting, body swelling, hepatotoxicity, decreased urine frequency, or serious allergic reaction, rush to your doctor on an immediate basis.

Q. Is Nimex Suspension an antibiotic?

Nimex 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 Nimex Suspension with paracetamol?

Nimex 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 Nimex Suspension contain aspirin?

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

Q. Is Nimex Suspension safe?

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

Q. Can I take Nimex Suspension for headache?

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

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

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

Q. Does Nimex Suspension contain sulphur?

No, Nimex Suspension does not contain sulphur.

Q. What does Nimex Suspension treat or used for?

Nimex 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 Nimex Suspension with ibuprofen?

Nimex 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 Nimex Suspension with aspirin?

Nimex 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 Nimex Suspension safe?

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

Q. Is Nimex Suspension banned?

No, Nimex Suspension is not banned in India.

Q. Is Nimex Suspension safe during breastfeeding?

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

Q. Is Nimex Suspension safe in pregnancy?

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

Q. Is Nimex Suspension safe in asthma?

Nimex 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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