Megagesic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever.
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Drug information on Megagesic (Nimesulide) from Swastik Formulation Private Limited
Drug Name : Nimesulide
Nimesulide(Sulide) generic Megagesic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever.
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Trade Names for Nimesulide
Sulide, Nimalox, Nilsid, Mesulid, Drexel, Donulide, Aulin, Ainex, Heugan, Mesulid, Minapon, NeRelid, Edrigyl, Enetra, Eskaflam, Nexen, Nidolon, Nilden
The usual dose is 100mg twice a day.
Children: 5mg/kg of body weight in 2 or 3 divided doses.
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.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer, severe kidney, liver disease, bleeding disorders, and hypersensitivity.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach problem, high blood pressure, fluid retention, elderly, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in cool place.