Niemiec (international nonproprietary name - nimesulide) belongs to a class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (for brevity referred to as NSAIDs), without which it is difficult to imagine the existence of mankind. After all, as it happens: suppose you have a fever or any pain (and of any etiology), and the hand itself stretches for NSAIDs. Probably, such action is not always justified, as in some cases required treatment with other drugs, but this algorithm is very strongly we have recorded in the subcortex, which can be explained quickly and, more importantly, tangible action of NSAIDs.
Niemiec produced in the form of dispersible (soluble) tablets containing nimesulide 50 or 100 mg of 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 100 tablets of the secondary packaging. In the tablets containing 50 mg of nimesulide included banana flavoring, tablets of 100 mg - fruity flavor. In his instructions to the manufacturer of leading Niemiec has a dosage form as a suspension for oral administration, but according to the State Register of drugs dosage form is not registered in the Russian Federation, so the inhabitants of our country are content with just a pill.
Niemiec is produced by the Indian pharmaceutical company "Ipka Laboratories Ltd".
NSAIDs due to its broad therapeutic range is very well represented in the pharmaceutical market and our country is no exception. In pharmacies, you can buy the following analogues Niemiec (to be given only tablet form is identical to her under the name of the active substance):
- Nimesulide (under the title product produced by two manufacturers: Russian and Macedonian);
- Nise, Prolid (India);
- Upon (Cyprus);
- Kokstral (Czech Republic);
- Aulin (Ireland);
- Aktasulid (Serbia).
Nimesulide, which is the main "protagonist" in Niemiec, refers to the relatively new NSAIDs. It prevents the development of inflammation, lowers body temperature, if it is higher than normal, and relieves pain. His action nimesulide realized through inhibition of the enzyme called cyclooxygenase II. He also indirectly also affects other participants biochemical processes in the body: inhibits the activation of platelets, proteases and histamine.
Judging by the reviews of Nimiq, the drug is generally well tolerated, although people with kidney and liver especially must be careful.
According to the instructions Niemiec and reviews about it the drug is given in the following cases:
- febrile illness caused by bacterial or viral infection of the respiratory tract;
- pain syndromes of different genesis, including after surgery for injuries of the musculoskeletal system and soft tissues.
Regulations on the use of Nimiq
Before application by Niemiec instructions necessary to dissolve the tablet in 5 ml of water.
For adults, the standard dose is 100 mg twice a day after meals. Babies Niemiec administered depending on the body weight rate of 1, 5 mg per 1 kg. The maximum dose should not exceed 5 mg per 1 kg a day. Multiplicity of reception - 2-3 times a day.
According to the reviews of the Nimiq collected during tests of the drug in a clinical setting, it is not recommended in the following cases:
- Hypersensitivity to Niemiec. Moreover, it may be intolerant both nimesulide and other components of the drug in particular, and all NSAIDs (including aspirin) as a whole;
- Bronchial asthma provoked by NSAIDs (the so called "Aspirin" asthma);
- The acute phase of gastric ulcers and 12 duodenal ulcer;
- Renal and hepatic failure;
- Women during pregnancy and breastfeeding;
- Children up to 12 years.
Under strict medical supervision Niemiec can take those with high blood pressure, diabetes, impaired visual function, heart function insufficiency.
Side effects Niemiec
Reviews Niemiec gave reason to believe that its admission does not involve any obvious side effects. In very rare cases (in any case, as a manufacturer announces a) possible local ulcerative erosive changes in the gastrointestinal mucosa, dyspeptic symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gastrointestinal pain), dizziness, drowsiness, allergic reactions (itching, rash, anaphylaxis) changes blood count (anemia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, leukopenia), blood clotting or blood in the urine. The presence of any of the above side effect involves discontinuation of the drug and medical consultation to determine the future of treatment.
About drug overdose in a review of the Nimiq reported. However, there are a number of medications that combine with Nimiq undesirable:
- means lowering blood pressure (diuretics, beta-blockers, etc.);
- cardiac glycosides (digoxin);
- other NSAIDs;
- agents that prevent blood clotting (warfarin, clopidogrel, aspirin);
- tableted antidiabetics (Siofor Manin and others.).
Niemiec is realized from pharmacies only by prescription.
Given the fact that one of the possible side effects are dizziness Niemiec and sedation while taking this drug should be possible to refrain from activities requiring attention, concentration, reaction speed and are potentially dangerous both for the patient and for others (work with dangerous machinery, driving).
Instructions for storage Niemiec
The storage space should be dry Niemiec (such is the place with relative humidity less than 80%), protected from light and out of reach of children. The preparation does not require any special temperature storage conditions and can be stored at room temperature. Shelf life Niemiec - 2 years.