Nimesulide - Drug Information

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Generic Name : Nimesulide

Pronunciation : nim-es-ul-ide

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

Trade Name(s): 

India : 


International : 

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

Why it is prescribed : 

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 :


Category B&C :

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): 

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 : 

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

   Central Nervous System
- Headache, dizziness and drowsiness.

- 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 Thursday, March 20, 2014

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..

agartala Monday, March 3, 2014

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

ananda1951 Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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

balu1003 Thursday, January 9, 2014

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.

Anshul83 Thursday, September 5, 2013

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.

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