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Nimesulide - Drug Information

Generic Name : Nimesulide | Pronunciation : nim-es-ul-ide

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Latest prescription information about Nimesulide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.4 | Therapeutic Classification : Antirheumatics
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 

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International : 

Sulide, Nimalox, Nilsid, Mesulid, Drexel, Donulide, Aulin, Ainex, Heugan, Mesulid, Minapon, NeRelid, Edrigyl, Enetra, Eskaflam, Nexen, Nidolon, Nilden

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 

This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever. 

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer, severe kidney, liver disease, bleeding disorders, and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category B&C :




Dosage & When it is to be taken : 

The usual dose is 100mg twice a day.
Children: 5mg/kg of body weight in 2 or 3 divided doses.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach problem, high blood pressure, fluid retention, elderly, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

Side Effects : 


   Gastrointestinal
- Abdominal discomfort, heartburn, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

   Central Nervous System
- Headache, dizziness and drowsiness.

   Genitourinary
- Blood in urine, decrease in urination and kidney failure.

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Store it in cool place.

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baskar89
To agartala, original gene of nimusulid molecule is NIMULID. so pain management u can use NIMULID. But should not take it in daily basis for any nimusulid molecule. If ur using daily means have LIVER FUNCTION TEST..
baskar89  Thursday, March 20, 2014
agartala
sir, I am 38 yrs old housewife suffering from a disease callled rheumatoid arthirities i am also obese whenever there is pain in my body or in any joint i take this nise tablet of100 mg one time a day i just want to know whether this tablet will cause harm to my health or is it ok to take tablet a day regularly
agartala  Monday, March 03, 2014
ananda1951
Even administration this drug on SOS basis has lot of side effects like swelling near eye sacks, dry skin, loose motions , drowsiness, fatigue, I do not know how other individuals react to this drug. ananda alwar
ananda1951  Tuesday, February 11, 2014
balu1003
my wife is suffering from psoriasis coupled with psoriatic arthiritis or rheumatoid arthiritis since 2002. initially she was administered methotrexate on weekly basis. but for the past 7 years she is not under any medication. but the symptoms appear and disappear every year sometime with pain and sometime with only scaly patches on lower legs ,hips, back of forearm etc.she one right hand ring finger and center finger of left leg due to stiffness. these two became non functional now. she is 44 now. caught up with the desease at an early age of 30. what is the course of action i should take knowing fully that this is incurable. i cant afford high cost medicines.
balu1003  Thursday, January 09, 2014
Anshul83
I m suffering from headache almost twice in 15 days .it always starts from behind my left ear nd the related neck area and spreads over all and gives me feeling of heaviness in head.i take genulid -ps nd get relief after 30 mins. plz suggest me if can avoid having intake of medicines. I m epileptic also. Waiting eagerly for ur reply.
Anshul83  Thursday, September 05, 2013
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