Nimesulide 100 MG Tablet
This medication is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory painkillers. It is a preferred form of treatment for patients suffering from osteoarthritis, migraines, rheumatoid arthritis, and severe menstrual cramps. It blocks the production of Cyclooxygenase, which in turn prevents prostaglandins from forming in the body.
Both these components, namely, cyclooxygenase and prostaglandins are responsible for inflammation and pain. It is also prescribed if you suffer from joint inflammations.
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How long is the duration of effect?
Post the onset of the action, the drug’s effect last around 4-5 hours. However, this may vary depending on the dosage recommended by your physician.
What is the onset of action?
After consuming the medication, the action should start within an hour or so. However, the onset duration may vary based on a number of factors, including age and condition.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Pregnant women or those planning to conceive should avoid this medication, as it is known to have adverse effects on the developing fetus. The medicine is especially harmful during the last trimester. Consult the doctor to know about the potential risks of the medicine to expecting mothers and their unborn child.
Is it habit forming?
There are no habit forming tendencies reported with this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Studies have not proven the safety of this medication during breastfeeding. Therefore, you should avoid the drug, as it may pose unforeseen risks to the health of the baby or the mother at such a stage. Consult a physician to get a prescription for alternative pain medication.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Avoid consuming alcohol when you are on this medication. If the drug is taken with alcohol, you may experience additional symptoms, such as nausea, excessive weakness, joint pain, swelling, and fever.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
If taking the medication causes side effects, such as dizziness or drowsiness, you should avoid driving after consuming the drug. In the absence of any such side effects, it is safe to operate heavy machinery or drive after taking this medication.
Does this affect kidney function?
Prolonged usage and/or high doses of this medication cause kidney disorders. Therefore, it is important to consult the doctor regarding exact dosage and duration of courses for the medication.
Does this affect liver function?
If you suffer from liver disorders, you should use this medication with extreme caution. Inform your doctor about liver disease history, before he/she writes a prescription for the drug. The physician may prescribe alternative drugs that do not pose any risk to your liver.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
This medication is used when required. However, if you are following a course and miss a dose, ensure you take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, ensure you do not consume two doses at once.
Are there any overdose instructions?
This medication causes severe side effects in case of overdose. It can damage your liver and other vital organs, which is why it is essential to stick to the prescribed dosage. If you overdose on the medicine, visit your nearest clinic for treatment.
This medication improves the patient's condition by blocking the production of prostaglandins thereby relieving pain and inflammation. It is is used for Acute pain, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Dysmenorrhea, etc
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
This medication should be avoided if you suffer from liver disorders, as the medication is known to cause some damage to organs.
Interaction with Alcohol
If alcohol is consumed along with the drug, you may face severe and irreversible damage to your liver. Therefore, avoid alcohol while you are on this medication.
Interaction with Food
Interaction of this medication with food is unclear. Consult your doctor to receive suggestions on when and how to take this medication.
Interaction with Medicine
It is best to avoid this medication if you are on certain drugs, such as Ketoconazole, Warfarin, Methotrexate and Amoxicillin. It will interact adversely with the medications mentioned.
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Nimesulide- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 24 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/nimesulide
Nimesulide- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [Cited 25 April 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04743
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