Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase is a combination of three medicines: Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase1, Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase2 and Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase3. Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase1 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase2 is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Nimesulide + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase3 is an enzyme which works by breaking down abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation, and promotes healing.
Q. Can the use of Oxin PS cause damage to the liver?
Oxin PS contains nimesulide and paracetamol, and both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in 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 underlying liver disease.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Oxin PS?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oxin PS can lead to increased chances of side effects. If the recommended dosage does not relieve your symptoms or you experience increased severity of pain, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Oxin PS?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can I stop taking Oxin PS when my pain is relieved?
Oxin PS is usually used for short-term pain relief and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if advised by the doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.