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Normal Tablet

Manufacturer :  Helios Pharmaceuticals
Medicine Composition :  Nimesulide, Paracetamol
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor required

About Normal Tablet

Normal Tablet is an anti-inflammatory pain killer, containing Nimesulide and Paracetamol as active ingredient. It can be used to treat acute pain, pain related to menstrual cramps, backache, post-operative pains, osteoarthritis and fever.

As this medicine is a combination of two drugs belonging to the same class, which is NSAID (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). This medication functions by blocking the cyclooxygenases which actually produces pain signals in our body.

This drug works by exerting pain relieving activities. Cyclooxygenases and Prostaglandin are the reasons for the occurrence of inflammation, swelling of joints and other acute pains.

Cyclooxygenase is a type of enzyme which produces compounds known as Prostaglandin. The existence of Prostaglandin in your body creates inflammation in joints, swelling and pain. This medication is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor, so it effectively reduces these symptoms.

If this medicine is given in high dosage, these drugs can also be used in treating inflammation in the body. But it is not good to use the drug for a prolonged period due to its harmful side effects. It is always advisable to finish the passage within 15 days.

    What are the uses of Normal Tablet

    • Pain Relief

    What are the contraindications of Normal Tablet ?

    What are the side effects of Normal Tablet ?

    Key highlights of Normal Tablet

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      On average, the effects of the medication can last for 24 hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The onset of the effects is immediate.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.

    • Is it habit forming?

      There are no habit forming tendencies reported with this medicine.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medicine is not safe for breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      This medicine is not safe with alcohol. If you experience certain symptoms such as stomach bleeding or ulcers, then you must speak to your doctor immediately.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      Yes, you can drive after taking this medicine.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      Patients who have impaired kidney function should not take this pill as it can lead to more kidney problems.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      Patients who have impaired liver function should not take this pill as it can lead to more liver problems, including liver failure.

    What are the substitutes for Normal Tablet ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Normal Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      If you miss a dose, you should take one as soon as you remember that you’ve missed the dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      If you have overdosed on the pill, you must consult your doctor immediately.

    How does this medication work?

    This drug 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

      What are the interactions of Normal Tablet ?

      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 Alcohol


        The medication has interactions with certain diseases. This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver disease due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine.

      • Interaction with Medicine


        This drug interacts with corticosteroids, anti-coagulants, diuretics, angiotensin conversion enzyme inhibitors, etc.

      FAQs about Normal Tablet

      • Ques : What is Normal Tablet?

        Ans : The medicine is a combination of Nimesulide and Paracetamol. Both the drugs belong to a group of drugs known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). This medicine performs its action by obstructing the release of specific chemical in the brain that are responsible for pain, fever, and swelling (redness).

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal Normal Tablet?

        Ans : Store this drug in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use Normal Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

        Ans : This medication takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

      • Ques : What are the contraindications to Normal Tablet?

        Ans : Do not use this drug if you are allergic to stomach and intestinal disorders, alcoholism and drug addiction, etc.

      • Ques : Is Normal Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

        Ans : This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

      • Ques : Will Normal Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

        Ans : No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as abnormal functioning of the kidneys, abnormalities of the heart, liver damage, ruptured bowel, stomach, and intestinal bleeding, etc.


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      • Nimesulide- DrugBank [Internet]. 2007 [Cited 28 February 2020]. Available from:

      • Acetaminophen- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. 2020 [Cited 28 February 2020]. Available from:

      • Acetaminophen- DrugBank [Internet]. 2005 [Cited 28 February 2020]. Available from:

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