Metamizole

Information about Metamizole

Metamizole Uses

Metamizole is used for pain relief.

How Metamizole works

Metamizole is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Common side effects of Metamizole

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach pain/epigastric pain
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Expert advice for Metamizole

  • Metamizole is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Metamizole as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Frequently asked questions for Metamizole

Metamizole

Q. Is Metamizole safe?

Yes. Metamizole is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Metamizole banned?

Yes. Metamizole is banned in India. Consult your doctor regarding alternative medication.

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