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Overview

Uses of Sumo Tablet

Sumo Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain in conditions like headache, mild migraine, muscle pain, dental pain, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis or painful menses.

Sumo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Sumo 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. Sumo Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Sumo Tablet works

Sumo Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Nimesulide and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Sumo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nimesulide+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sumo 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sumo Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Sumo Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sumo Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sumo Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sumo Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Sumo Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing paracetamol (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sumo

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I am suffering from from the last four days taking ciplox 500 and sumo tablet. Fever only comes in the morning when I wake up . I am attaching reports also
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
General Physician
As per your reports everything is almost fine. Most likely chances are you may have UTI. I would suggest to continue Ciprofloxacin 500 for total 5 days then 250mg (half tablet) 5 days more. Take Paracetamol 500 whenever you get fever. Also take cap. Vizilac 1 cap daily
Fever headache. droseness. taken Sumo cold and calpol 650
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take ACECLO PLUS twice daily for 5 daysCetcip 10 mg twice daily for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Sumo cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Sumo can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small and frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Sumo?

The use of Sumo is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). Its use should also be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with the history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I take Sumo with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Sumo can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Sumo helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex helps to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Does Sumo help in relieving stomach pain?

No, Sumo preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. Can the use of Sumo cause damage to the liver?

Sumo contains Nimesulide and Paracetamol and both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. 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.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Sumo?

No, you should avoid taking a higher than the recommended dose of Sumo as it can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Sumo?

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

Q. What is Sumo?

Sumo is a combination of two medicines: Nimesulide and Paracetamol. This medication helps in relieving the pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Q. Can I stop taking Sumo when my pain is relieved?

Sumo is usually used for short-term pain relief and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if your physician has advised you to do so.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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