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Amtolmetin Guacil



Amtolmetin is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in hands and feet) juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (in children), osteoarthritis (inflammation of the joint due to wear and tear) and postoperative pain.

How it works

Amtolmetin belongs to a class of medicines called Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the production of certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain  and inflammation.

Common side effects

Nephrotic syndrome, Esophagitis, Flatulence, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Blood disorder, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Gastrointesinal symptoms, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Headache, Liver toxicity, Hypersensitivity reaction, Increased blood pressure, Indigestion, Intestinal pain, Nausea, Renal inflammation, Ringing in ear, Steven-johnsons syndrome, Swelling of abdomen, Visual impairment, Vomiting, Weight gain


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Expert advice

  • Caution should be exercised in elderly patients and children >2 years during amtolmetin treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart diseases or epilepsy (fits).
  • Take necessary precautions while taking amtolmetin if you have gastrointestinal complaints like vomiting, nausea and stomach pain.
  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amtolmetin, aspirin and NSAIDS or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions

Amtolmetin Guacil


Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)