What is Optalgin?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Metamizole

Optalgin is an international brand name for the drug dipyrone, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication used for the treatment of pain or fever.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 1
Back pain 1 0
Headaches 1 0
Head pain 1 0

  • 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 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Optalgin

Side effect Patients
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Optalgin.