Analgin

Description

Analgin is used in the treatment of pain caused by a toothache, headache, arthralgia (joint pain), neuralgia (nerve pain), myalgia (muscle pain), colicky pain, and severe pain after surgeries, traumas (injuries), etc. It is also used as a fever reducer.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Analgin

  • Increase in heart rate
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Itching

Uses of Analgin

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pain management
  • Fever
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe adverse effects. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to analgin or any other active ingredients present along with it.

Blood disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from blood disorders such as aplastic anemia, leucopenia, and agranulocytosis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe renal impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Bronchial asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with bronchial asthma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Hereditary hemolytic anemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hereditary hemolytic anemia associated with a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from mild to moderate liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from mild to moderate kidney impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment.

Agranulocytosis

This medicine may cause agranulocytosis, a condition which decreases the body's ability to produce white blood cells. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Red coloration of urine

Use of this medicine may cause red colored urine in some patients.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause undesired side effects. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. Oral form: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected. Oral form: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe adverse effects. It is advised that you should avoid alcohol and not to perform activities which require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle and operating machinery when taking these medicines together.
Interaction with Medicine

Aceclofenac

Amoxapine

Abacavir

Albendazole

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Injection: This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine. Oral form: Take this medicine exactly advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Complete the course of treatment to prevent the spread of the infection. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken after food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by inhibiting the chemical substances in the body that causes pain, swelling and also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Analgesics/Antipyretic, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://belmedpreparaty.com/product/anot.php?anat_id=512&lang_id=2

Metamizole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 9 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04817

Metamizole sodium [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 9 January 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/dipyrone

Analgin | Product Range | Products [Internet]. Sopharma.us. 2019 [cited 12 February 2019]. Available from:

http://www.sopharma.us/Products/Product-Range/analgin.html

Analgin, 500 mg tablets [Internet]. Arpimed.am. 2019 [cited 12 February 2019]. Available from:

https://arpimed.am/analgin-500-mg-tablets/

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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Feb 2019

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