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Sumoflam Tablet

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Nimesulide, Paracetamol, Serratiopeptidase
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 29, 2019

Sumoflam tablet is a combination medication containing NSAIDs along with one more anti-inflammatory painkiller. It works by blocking the production of Cyclooxygenase, which inhibits the production of prostaglandins in the body. Prostaglandins and cyclooxygenase are responsible for the process of inflammation, acute pain and swelling of joints. Therefore, it is used in the treatment of various conditions such as back pain, severe menstrual cramps, migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fever and post-operative pain.

It is essential to complete the course as per the doctor’s prescription and not to skip out on a dose. Children below the age of twelve years cannot consume this medication. Patients suffering from chronic conditions such as arthritis cannot continue to take this medication for prolonged periods since this can lead to harmful effects. It is suitable for short-term relief of acute pain. The course should not last for more than 15 days, else it can have severe consequences on your health.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

  • Allergy

  • Peptic Ulcer

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Cabg)

  • Severe Liver Impairment

  • Edema (Swelling)

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect typically lasts for an average of 1-2 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    It shows its effect within 10-30 minutes of consumption.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Women who are breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for the next dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of this tablet is suspected.

This tablet improves the patient's condition by blocking the production of prostaglandins thereby relieving pain and inflammation. Also it facilitates the breakdown of proteins and reduces the formation of mucous and relieves inflammation. It 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 Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Methotrexate, Phenytoin, Warfarin, Sodium Nitrite, Leflunomide and others.

Ques: What is sumoflam tablet?

Ans: Sumoflam tablet is a medication which has Nimesulide, Paracetamol and Serratiopeptidase as active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating, breaks protein into smaller ones, obstructing the production of prostaglandins thereby relieving pain and swelling. Sumoflam tablet is used to treat conditions such as Muscles pain, Migraine, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Dysmenorrhea, Thrombophlebitis, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of sumoflam tablet?

Ans: Sumoflam tablet is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Toothache, Acute pain, Bones and joints pain, Blood clots, Toothache, Cold, Sore throat, Joint pain, and Muscles ache.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of sumoflam tablet?

Ans: Side effects include Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Increased liver enzymes, and Heartburn.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal sumoflam tablet?

Ans: Store Sumoflam tablet 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 Sumoflam Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: It is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Sumoflam Tablet?

Ans: This medication should not be used if you have the conditions such as Bleeding disorders, Blood coagulation disorders, Coagulation disorder, Edema, Hepatic impairment, Hypersensitivity, Hypertension, etc.

Ques: Is Sumoflam Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

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

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Skin reddening, Allergic reactions, Shortness of breath, Swollen facial features, Liver damage, Abnormalities of blood cells, Nausea, Rashes, Liver toxicity, Less white blood cells, etc.
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About Sumoflam Tablet
What are the uses of Sumoflam Tablet
What are the contraindications of Sumoflam Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Sumoflam Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Sumoflam Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Sumoflam Tablet ?
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