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Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Molecule Description

Nimesulide+Paracetamol is a combination medicine. It is used to relieve pain suc...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Interactions
    FAQs
    References
uses

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

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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Nimesulide+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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
modeOfAction

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

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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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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