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Composition FOR NIMOZOX


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lactation interaction for NIMOZOX

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Nimozox tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Nimozox tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Nimozox tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.




Nimesulide is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, fever, rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual pain, post operative pain and muscular pain.
It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

How it works

Nimesulide blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Nausea, Rash, Abnormal blood cell count, Anemia, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Gastritis, Hypersensitivity reaction, Increased blood pressure, Swelling, Increased sweating, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Vomiting.


Chlorzoxazone is used for muscle relaxation.

How it works

Chlorzoxazone works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Common side effects

Nervousness, Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, Body ache, Dark colored urine, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Liver toxicity, Lightheadedness, Nausea.


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Expert advice FOR NIMOZOX

Do not take this medicine:
  • if you are allergic to Nimesulide, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • if you have or had gastric ulceration/bleeding in the past.
Do not consume more than one pain-relieving medication at a time.Caution is advised with the use of Nimesulide if you have bleeding disorder. Nimesulide may cause infertility in women, and should not be consumed by women planning to become pregnant This medicine should not be given to a child under 12 years of age.
Treatment with Nimesulide should be of short duration and discontinued if it is of no help.

Frequently asked questions FOR NIMOZOX


Q. Is Nimesulide an antibiotic?
Nimesulide 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 with paracetamol?
Nimesulide 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 contain aspirin?
Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
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Q. Is Nimesulide safe?
Nimesulide is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take nimesulide for headache?
Nimesulide can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does nimesulide make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Nimesulide does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of nimesulide can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does nimesulide contain sulphur?
No, nimesulide does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does nimesulide treat or used for?
Nimesulide 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 with ibuprofen?
Nimesulide 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 with aspirin?
Nimesulide 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 safe?
Yes, nimesulide is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is nimesulide banned?
No, nimesulide is not banned in India.
Q. Is nimesulide safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if nimesulide is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing nimesulide are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is nimesulide safe in pregnancy?
No, nimesulide 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 in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is nimesulide safe in asthma?
Nimesulide 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.


Q. Is chlorzoxazone an opiate/ narcotic/ steroid/ controlled substance/ addictive?
No. Chlorzoxazone is mephenesin like centrally acting muscle relaxant that is used to relieve muscle stiffness and pain. It is not a steroid, narcotic, addictive or controlled substance
Q. Does chlorzoxazone be used for recreational purposes?
No, chlorzoxazone or any other drug should not be used for recreational purpose. Use only when prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does chlorzoxazone have aspirin or codeine in it?
No. It does not contain aspirin or codeine
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Q. Does chlorzoxazone induce drowsiness/ weight gain?
It is not known to cause weight gain, but may cause drowsiness. If you experience any such side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is chlorzoxazone like Vicodin?
No. Vicodin, which contains acetaminophen and hydrocodone, is used to relieve general pain. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant and different drug altogether
Q. Is chlorzoxazone the same as Soma?
No. Soma caontains carisoprodol, another mephenesin-like centrally acting muscle relaxant. However, it totally different from chlorzoxazone
Q. Can I take chlorzoxazone with tramadol, naproxen or ibuprofen?
No known interaction data is available for these drugs. However, it doesn't mean that the chlorzoxazone can be taken with tramadol, naproxen or ibuprofen. Always consult your doctor regarding the drug usage
Q. Can I take chlorzoxazone with hydrocodone/ citalopram/ acetaminophen?
No. It is advisable not to take chlorzoxazone with hydrocodone/ citalopram/ acetaminophen since interactions have been reported for this combination.


Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)