What is Nimesulide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Aulin Mesulid

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Nimesulide an international product. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID); COX-2 Selective.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Inflammation in joints 3 2
Arthralgia 1 1
Back pain 1 1
Congenital flat feet 1 0
Dysmenorrhea 1 1
Headaches 1 2

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nimesulide

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1
Pain in upper right abdomen 1
Stomach discomfort 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nimesulide

Dosage Patients
2 tablet(s) weekly 1
1 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nimesulide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Nimesulide

Duration

Currently taking Nimesulide

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Nimesulide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 7

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Nimesulide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) (Tylenol) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nimesulide.