The drug "Nimesulide". Instructions for use


The "Nimesulide" medication instructions for use refer to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs of the sulfonanilide class.

Indications for use are the following diseases: rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthrosis, myalgia, arthralgia, enthesopathy, bursitis, aldysmenorrhea, fever and others.

During the conducted researches it was established,that the Nimesulide preparation (the instructions for use also contains this information) is able to have an analgesic effect quite quickly - literally within twenty minutes after ingestion, which is why it is so widely used to eliminate acute pain.

The pharmaceutical agent in questiontake inside a hundred milligrams (one tablet or a similar amount in the form of a suspension) two times during the day. It is recommended to eat after meals, drink the product with water in sufficient volume. The medication is also used to prevent complications.

The preparation "Nimesulide", instructions for useinforms, do not take more than 400 milligrams a day. This amount is the maximum daily dose. The duration of the course of therapy is determined by the appropriate specialist individually. During the treatment it is necessary to monitor the functioning of the liver and kidneys of the patient.

When using this preparation in the formgel (1%) it is applied to the affected areas with light massaging movements. To conduct such a procedure should not be more than four times a day. The gel is not used to apply compresses.

Nimesulide medication, instructions for usecontains this information, can cause some side effects. The appearance of nausea, dizziness, headache, vomiting, gastralgia, heartburn, hematuria, oliguria, exanthema, ulceration of the mucous membranes, urticaria and anaphylactic shock. Also, the drug "Nimesulide" (suspension) can cause the following changes in blood characteristics: thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, leukopenia, anemia, an increase in the period of bleeding.

Due to the external use of the medication, it is possible to develop local irritation, erythema, pruritus, rash, peeling of those areas on which the gel was applied.

In the annotation it is especially noted that the appearance of any of the above side effects is the reason for the immediate cessation of the drug and treatment to the doctor.

Medicinal product "Nimesulide" (powder),the instruction informs, is not appointed during pregnancy, to patients under twelve years old, in the presence of pathologies of ulcerative nature and bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, aspirin asthma, renal and hepatic insufficiency. Suspension and gel in these cases are also not recommended.

Among the relative contraindicationsulcerative changes in the gastrointestinal tract, heart failure, arterial hypertension, the period of breastfeeding, as well as the presence of individual intolerance of other anti-inflammatory non-steroids.

As mentioned above, Nimesulide is notappointed in the period of bearing the child. At this time, the reception of the medication in question is absolutely contraindicated. This fact is explained by the fact that the drug can cause atony of the uterus of the future mother, as well as premature closure of the ductal ductal fetus.

Overdose with this drug is accompanied bynausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, lethargy, drowsiness, acute renal failure, arterial hypertension, anaphylactic shock, or coma.

To eliminate symptoms, you should wash the stomach, take activated charcoal or another sorbent.