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Composition for PYRALGIN


food interaction for PYRALGIN

alcohol interaction for PYRALGIN

pregnancy interaction for PYRALGIN

lactation interaction for PYRALGIN

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pyralgin syrup 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.
Pyralgin syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.




Nimesulide is used to treat acute pain, osteoarthritis (pain and swelling of joints due to degeneration) and pain during periods.

How it works

Nimesulide belongs to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which works by blocking the production of prostaglandins (a chemical associated with pain) thereby relieving pain and inflammation.

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, Liver enzyme increased, Vomiting


Analgin is used to treat pain of different origins such as toothache, headache, visceral pain or high fever. It is also used to treat severe pain associated with surgeries, cancer or stomach problems.

How it works

Analgin belongs to the class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It inhibits the production of a chemical (prostaglandin) which controls pain, inflammation and fever, thereby providing relief.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Decreased white blood cell count, Renal injury, Urine discolouration, Vomiting


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Expert advice for PYRALGIN

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 PYRALGIN


Q. Is Nimesulide an antibiotic?
No, Nimesulide is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which relieves acute pain in conditions like joint pain and period pain. However, it may be used with antibiotics to relieve pain associated with certain infections.
Q. Can I take Nimesulide with paracetamol or ibuprofen?
Nimesulide, paracetamol and ibuprofen are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking two NSAID drugs together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding.
Q. Does Nimesulide contain aspirin or sulphur?
No. Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) doesn’t contain aspirin or sulphur.
Q. Is Nimesulide safe?
Nimesulide is safe at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.


 Q. Is analgin safe? 
Yes. Analgin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is analgin banned?
Yes. Analgin is banned in India. Consult your doctor regarding alternative medication. 


Content on this page was last updated on 09 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)