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    Tolmetin

    Information about Tolmetin

    Tolmetin uses

    Tolmetin is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

    How tolmetin works

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

    Common side effects of tolmetin

    Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion

    Available Medicine for Tolmetin

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Tolmetin

    • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
    • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
    • Tolmetin can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
    • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

    Frequently asked questions for Tolmetin

    Tolmetin

    Q. What is Tolmetin sodium?
    Tolmetin sodium is a drug belonging to the class non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It acts by stopping the production of chemicals (prostaglandin, histamine, etc.) that cause pain, redness and swelling of joints
    Q. What is Tolmetin sodium is used for?
    Tolmetin is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Q. Is Tolmetin a narcotic drug?
    No, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

    Content on this page was last updated on 12 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)