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Novalgin NU Tablet

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Novalgin NU Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of headache. It helps relieve headache by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes headache.

Your doctor will advise how much Novalgin NU Tablet you need to take. It can be taken with or without food. You should take the medicine regularly while you do need it and try not to miss doses as it will become less effective. It should be used with caution in people who have any problems with their heart, kidneys, or liver.

Using this medicine may cause sleep problems (insomnia), nervousness, irritation, or restlessness. If you experience any of such side effects that do not go away or worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other medicines you are using so let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive sleepiness. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Novalgin NU Tablet

Benefits of Novalgin NU Tablet

In Treatment of Headache

Novalgin NU Tablet is a painkiller used to treat headache. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects, if taken at the right dosage. By treating headache, it can help you carry out your daily activities and have a better quality of life.

Take Novalgin NU Tablet as prescribed by the doctor 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.

Side effects of Novalgin NU Tablet

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 Novalgin NU

  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nervousness
  • Irritation
  • Restlessness

How to use Novalgin NU Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Novalgin NU Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Novalgin NU Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Novalgin NU Tablet works

Novalgin NU Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Caffeine and Paracetamol. Caffeine narrows the blood vessels in the brain to reduce headache. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Together, they relieve headache effectively.

Safety Advice

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Novalgin NU Tablet.
Novalgin NU Tablet 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.
Novalgin NU Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Novalgin NU Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Novalgin NU Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novalgin NU Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Novalgin NU Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Novalgin NU Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Novalgin NU Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Novalgin NU Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Q. What is the rationale behind using caffeine with paracetamol?

Caffeine is often combined with paracetamol because it increases the effectiveness of paracetamol.

Q. What if I overdose on Novalgin NU Tablet?

Contact your doctor immediately even if you feel well. An overdose of Novalgin NU Tablet can cause serious liver damage. Symptoms of liver damage are fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, and yellow skin or eyes.

Q. What is the recommended dose of Novalgin NU Tablet?

The recommended doses for adults and children are different. Adults should take 1-2 tablets every 4 hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets a day. Whereas, children should be given 1 tablet every 4 hours. Do not give more than 4 tablets a day.

Q. Can I take Novalgin NU Tablet for headache everyday?

Avoid using Novalgin NU Tablet for more than 2-3 days per week for headache. Its overuse can instead lead to the occurrence of a medicine-overuse headache.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Novalgin NU Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Novalgin NU Tablet cause damage to the liver?

Novalgin NU Tablet contains paracetamol. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver in high doses. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal liver enzymes.

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