Nimusol 50 MG Tablet

Manufactured byLark Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsNimesulide
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Description

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is fast acting and potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat acute pain associated with Osteoarthritis and Menstruation. It is also used to treat mild to moderate pain caused due to sprains and strains of joints and muscles. However, it should not be given to children below 12 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Nimusol 50 MG Tablet

  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Stomach discomfort and cramps
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Uses of Nimusol 50 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute Pain
  • Osteoarthritic Pain
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of oral administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 5 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nimusol 50 MG Tablet. Symptoms like fever, chills, rashes, joint pain and swelling, excessive weakness, nausea should be immediately reported to the doctor.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant in near future. This medicine can cause harmful effects on the developing fetus especially during the last trimester of pregnancy. Consult your doctor and consider the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use while breastfeeding an infant. There is a lack of conclusive evidence from scientific studies and hence the use of Nimusol 50 MG Tablet should be avoided. You should consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to it.

Liver disease

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from any liver abnormalities.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant in near future. This medicine can cause harmful effects on the developing fetus especially during the last trimester of pregnancy. Consult your doctor and consider the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use while breastfeeding an infant. There is a lack of conclusive evidence from scientific studies and hence the use of Nimusol 50 MG Tablet should be avoided. You should consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet can cause bleeding of the gut and hence should be used judiciously. Any incidence of a condition leading to bleeding in the stomach and intestine should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Heart disease

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is to be used with caution if you suffer from heart or valve disorder. Any such incidence should be reported to the doctor on priority.

Liver disease

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet can cause moderate to severe side effects on the liver. Any abnormalities of the liver, active or in past, should be informed to the doctor to ensure safety.

Elderly

The side effects of Nimusol 50 MG Tablet can be more severe in old people. Caution is advised in such cases. The risk of adverse effects on the heart, liver and the kidneys should be given due consideration before taking this medication.

Kidney disease

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is known to cause adverse effects on the kidney especially if the usage duration is long. Report the incidence of any kidney abnormalities to the doctor so that appropriate substitute can be suggested.

Missed Dose

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet is usually taken as and when required. If the medicine is taken on a regular basis, then the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. You should not take the missed dose if it is time for taking the next scheduled one.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine can cause harmful effects to the liver and other vital organs. You should contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Signs and symptoms like skin rashes, severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, seizures, and fall in blood pressure after taking this medicine should be reported to a doctor on priority.
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

Consumption of alcohol can cause severe and potentially irreversible side effects on the liver when taken along with this medicine.

Instructions

You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Nimusol 50 MG Tablet. Symptoms like fever, chills, rashes, joint pain and swelling, excessive weakness, nausea should be immediately reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Nimusol 50 MG Tablet should be given with extreme caution if you have impaired liver functioning. Symptoms like nausea, fever, rashes, darkened urine should be reported to the doctor on priority. Clinical monitoring of the liver function should be done at regular intervals.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Nimusol 50 MG Tablet should not be used if you are allergic to it. Usage duration should be kept minimal and should never exceed 15 days in a single treatment course. It should not be given to children younger than 12 years of age. Symptoms like skin rash, headache, swelling etc should be promptly reported to the doctor.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
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Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/medicines/human/referrals/Nimesulide/human_referral_000275.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580024e9a

Nimesulide - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 28 February 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB04743

nimesulide | C13H12N2O5S - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 28 February 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/4495#section=Top

nimesulide Full Prescribing Information, Dosage & Side Effects | CIMS India [Internet]. Mims.com. 2017 [cited 28 February 2017]. Available from:

http://www.mims.com/india/drug/info/nimesulide/?type=full&mtype=generic#Indications
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