What do you need to know before taking Nimesil
Do not take Nimesil:
- if you are allergic to nimesulide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6);
- if you have had allergic reactions (eg breathing whizzing, runny or stuffy nose, urticaria) after taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs;
- if you have had a reaction to nimesulide affecting the liver;
- if you are taking other medicines known to have liver effects such as paracetamol, other painkillers or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines;
- if you are taking substances that may be addicted or if you have a drug addiction;
- if you often take alcohol;
- if you have liver disease or elevated liver enzymes; if you have had a peptic ulcer, bleeding from the stomach or intestines or chronic digestive problems (eg indigestion, heartburn); if you have had a cerebral hemorrhage (stroke);
- if you have bleeding disorders or bleeding disorders;
- if you have heart problems (heart failure) or kidney problems (impaired kidney function) or liver problems;
- if you have fever or flu-like symptoms (aching the whole body, feeling unwell, chills, chills or fever);
- if you are pregnant in the last three months of pregnancy;
- if you are breast-feeding.
Do not use Nimesil in children under 12 years of age.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Nimesil.
- If liver problems occur during treatment, stop taking nimesulide and tell your doctor. Symptoms of liver problems are dizziness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, prolonged fatigue and dark urine.
- If you have had peptic ulcer, stomach or intestinal bleeding, ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, you should tell your doctor before taking Nimesil.
- If you experience fever and / or flu-like symptoms (full-body pain, malaise, chills or chills) during treatment with Nimesulide, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor.
- If you suffer from heart or kidney disease, tell your doctor before taking Nimesil; renal function may worsen with Nimesil.
- If you are elderly, your doctor may want to see you at regular intervals to make sure that Nimesil does not cause stomach, kidney, heart or liver problems.
- If you have an intolerance to some sugars, tell your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
- If you have any stomach problems during treatment with Nimesil, such as stomach pain, stomach hemorrhage or black stools, stop taking Nimesil and tell your doctor immediately.
- If you do not notice any benefit from taking this medicine, tell your doctor.
- Medicines such as Nimesil may be associated with a slightly increased risk of heart attacks or stroke.
- The risk is greater with high doses of Nimesle and prolonged treatment. Do not exceed the recommended dose and duration of treatment.
- If you have heart problems, if you have a stroke or think you are at risk for these problems (eg if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol or if you are a smoker), you should discuss this treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.
Other medicines and Nimesil
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
There are some medicines that should not be taken together and other medicines that may require a dose adjustment when taken together.
Always tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or are taking any of the following medicines in addition to Nimesil:
How to take Nimesil?
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose is one sachet (100 mg), taken twice a day after a meal. Pour the contents of the sachet into a glass of non-carbonated water. Stir with a spoon to get an orange flavor suspension. Drink the suspension as soon as it is prepared.
Use Nimesil as soon as possible, but no more than 15 days for each treatment course.
Use in children and adolescents
Do not use Nimesil in children under 12 years of age.
If you take more Nimesil than you should
If you have taken or think you may have taken too much Nimesulide, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately or go to the nearest emergency room. Please be sure to take the medicine pack or this leaflet yourself.
If you take too much Nimesulide, any of the following symptoms may occur: dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, stomach ulcer or difficulty in breathing.
If you forget to take Nimesiol
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the following symptoms occur, stop taking Nimesil and tell your doctor immediately as this may indicate that you have an adverse reaction that requires urgent medical attention.
Stomach pain or stomach discomfort, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach or intestinal bleeding, which may be due to vomiting of blood or black stools.
Skin reactions such as skin rash or redness.
Breathing in breathing or breathlessness.
Yellow skin or eyes (jaundice).
An unexpected change in the amount or color of the urine.
Swelling of the face, feet , ankles.
Permanent fatigue (fatigue).
Medicines such as Nimesil may be associated with a slightly increased risk of heart attacks (stroke) or stroke.
How to store Nimesil
- Keep away from light, moisture and sources of heat.
- Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and blister.
- The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
- Do not dispose of medicines in the sewage system or in the household waste container. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact your doctor.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please contact your General Practitioner if appropriate regarding this product.
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