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Side effect(s) of Metamizole

Read the side effects of Metamizole as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Blood: Reduced white blood cell counts (agranulocytosis), reduced red blood cell counts due to reduced production of the cells (aplastic anemia). May trigger acute porphyria

Skin: Severe skin reactions like toxic epidermal necrolysis

Kidney: Kidney damage

Cardiovascular system: Low blood pressure

Others: Allergic reaction which may include a rash, low blood pressure, and breathing difficulty

Other Precautions :  Patients allergic to soy or peanut should not take the medication.
It should not be taken with alcohol.

Drug Name : Metamizole

Metamizole generic Metamizole is a painkiller used for the treatment of fever, headache, toothache , postoperative pain and other painful conditions. It belongs to the group non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It has been banned in several countries including the United States and India due to its ability to reduce white blood cell counts and cause a condition called agranulocytosis.
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