Nise - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Nise: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What Is Nise?

Nise tablet is an anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine. Nimesulide is the active ingredient of Nise tablets, and it is marketed in India by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Nise belongs to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) class of painkillers. Nimesulide – the active ingredient in Nise tablets, acts by inhibiting the release of chemicals responsible for inflammation and pain, such as free radicals, prostaglandins, and cyclooxygenase. It is advised to treat mild to moderate pain. Nise also has antipyretic properties.

What Are The Uses Of Nise?

  • Nise tablets are analgesic medication used to relieve mild to moderate pain such as tooth pain originating from infection or caries, nerve pain, period pain (dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps), backache, post-operative pain, muscle pain, sprains, arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis), and pain related to ear, nose and throat infections.
  • Relieves discomfort by reducing inflammation or swelling by inhibiting the release of prostaglandins.
  • Useful in fever as it rapidly reduces high body temperature.
  • Nise tablets are not recommended during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and to children below 12-years of age.
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What Are The Side Effects Of Nise?

Most side effects of Nise tablets resolve on their own and do not require medical attention.

Common side effects

  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.
  • Skin rashes.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Heartburn or acidity.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Dizziness.
  • Liver function abnormalities.

Rare side effects

  • Increased heart rate (Tachycardia).

If side effects persist or get worse, you should contact your doctor. You can also contact our medical consultants to receive expert advice related to the use of Nise tablets and managing side effects.

What is Nise

Uses of Nise

Side effects of Nise

S.no Product Name Dosage Form
1 Nise 100mg Tablet
2 Nise 30gm Gel
3 Nisepod CV 200mg/125mg Tablet
4 Nised 50mg Syrup


Frequently Asked Questions about Nise

1. Is Nise Tablet Harmful?

No, Nise tablets are not harmful. Side effects associated with Nise are more or less like other painkillers. However, overdose, like any other medicine, can be harmful and may cause significant damage to body organs. Nise should always be taken as prescribed. You can consult our experts for advice on using Nise.

2. Is Nise Tablet Banned In India?

No, Nise tablets are not banned in India. It is under continuous monitoring of the Health Ministry owing to its effects on the liver. It is indicated as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory medicine for various mild to moderate pain conditions.

3. Does Nise Tablet Have Any Effect On Periods?

Nise tablets help relieve menstrual cramps and dysmenorrhea. Nise acts by relieving the pressure and converts painful uterine contractions to pain-free cyclic contracture. Some painkillers are known to reduce the flow. You should discuss with your doctor if you notice any difference.

4. Do Nise Tablets Reduce Swelling?

Yes, Nise tablets are anti-inflammatory and are effective in reducing swelling. Nise tablets are indicated for teeth swelling, joint and muscular swelling, post-operative swelling, etc. Further, we recommend you get expert advice from our team of experienced medical consultants.

5. Is Nise A Paracetamol?

No, Nise is not paracetamol; instead, it contains Nimesulide as its active ingredient. Nise has better analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties than paracetamol; hence, it is widely used for various pains. You can consult our medical experts for more information on the use of Nise.

6. Is Nise A Painkiller?

Yes, Nise is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. Nise is useful in period pain, back pain, pain originating from teeth infection and caries, joint and muscular pain, nerve pain, and post-operative pain.

7. Can Nise Be Used For Back Pain?

Yes, Nise is an analgesic medication that can be used to relieve back pain. Nise tablets effectively reduce back pain and inflammation.

8. Can Nise Tablets Be Used For Cold?

No, Nise is not advised for the treatment of a cold. However, it can relieve some symptoms of cold such as fever and ear, nose, and throat pain. It has to be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Further, you can consult our medical experts for advice on the use of Nise in various common conditions.

9. Is Nimesulide Safe For Adults?

Yes, Nimesulide is safe to use in adults. Anyone above 18 years of age can use Nimesulide (Nise) for any indicated medical conditions such as pain, swelling, or fever. Nimesulide is not advised for children below 12 years of age. It has to be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Further, you can get expert opinions from our medical consultants.

10. Is It Safe To Consume Alcohol While Taking This Medicine?

No, you should avoid Nise tablets (Nimesulide) while you consume alcohol. Nimesulide tablets can interact with alcohol and lead to stomach issues such as heartburn or nausea/vomiting. The combined use of alcohol and Nimesulide can worsen liver function. It is advisable to monitor kidney, liver function and blood tests in people consuming alcohol and taking NSAIDs.

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