What is Metamizole?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Metamizole is an international product used for pain relief, especially for strong to very strong pain, and to reduce fever.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 4 2
Back pain 2 0
Dislocated shoulder 1 0
Headaches 1 0
Head pain 1 0
Menstrual cramps 1 0

Show all 9 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 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Metamizole

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Metamizole

Dosage Patients
500mg as needed 2
10drop(s) as needed 1
250tps. as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Metamizole

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Metamizole

Duration

Currently taking Metamizole

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Metamizole

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Metamizole.