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Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Molecule Description

Nimesulide+Paracetamol is a combination medicine. It is used to relieve pain su

ch as headache, ear pain, period pain, joint pain. It is also used in fever. Both these medicines work by reducing the chemical substances in the body that cause pain, inflammation, fever. Nimesulide+Paracetamol is available in the form of tablet, syrup, suspension, oral liquid, gel. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting Nimesulide+Paracetamol.


Uses of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

  • Nimesulide+Paracetamol is used to relieve pain in conditions such as toothache, ear pain, joint pain, headache, pain during menses, etc.
  • It is also used in fever.

Contraindications of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

When should one not use Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

  • If you are allergic to nimesulide or paracetamol.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • If you have flu, fever, chills and shivering.
  • If you have a history of liver damage induced by medicines like nimesulide.
  • If you had or have stomach bleeding, ulcer and inflammation of stomach lining.
  • If you have problems related to blood clotting, bleeding disorders.
  • If you have serious heart failure problems or heart-related disorders.
  • It should not be used in patients less than 12 years old, pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers.

Side effects of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Application site reactions

Precautions and Warnings of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen



Can I use Nimesulide+Paracetamol during pregnancy?
Nimesulide+Paracetamol should not be used during pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive, consult your doctor before using it.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Nimesulide+Paracetamol while breastfeeding?
Nimesulide+Paracetamol should not be used while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using it.


Can I drive if I have used Nimesulide+Paracetamol?
Nimesulide+Paracetamol may make you feel drowsy, thus you need to be cautious while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Nimesulide+Paracetamol?
Avoid consuming alcohol with Nimesulide+Paracetamol, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, liver, kidneys
  • You have a history of stomach or intestine ulcers
  • You have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, weakness
  • You develop black tarry stools or vomit blood
  • You are above 60 years old
  • You are scheduled to have a surgery

Mode of Action of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

How Does It Work?

Nimesulide+Paracetamol works by blocking the production of a chemical substance (prostaglandin), which is produced by the body causing symptoms like pain and swelling. It also acts on the area of the ...
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Interactions of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Nimesulide+Paracetamol works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines,...
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  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, psychiatric illnesses, cancer, gout, infections or are taking medicines like blood thinners, steroids, medicines used to modify the...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Nimesulide+Paracetamol be used for menstrual pains?

A: Yes, Nimesulide+Paracetamol can be used for menstrual pains after consulting a doctor.

Q: In which all dosage forms is Nimesulide+Paracetamol available?

A: Nimesulide+Paracetamol is available in the form of tablet, syrup, suspension, oral liquid, gel.
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 01:36 PM (IST)

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