DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
Niflam is a NSAIDs medicine. As a NSAID drug, Niflam fights against inflammation, pain or swelling by reducing the amount of substances that cause them.
This medication is usually prescribed to patients who suffer from Stiffness, pain or inflammation which may accompany Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Niflam helps ease these symptoms while also decreasing the amount of polyps from your body (familial adenomatous polyposis, adenomatous colorectal polyps). The medication is also indicated for patients experiencing acute pain and even menstruation related pains.
This medicine must be taken in according to your doctor's recommendations. Therefore, a patient who is following a treatment with Niflam must take into consideration each and every instruction that their doctor has given them. Every dose of this drug should be taken along with a glass of water. A patient who has been prescribed a daily low dosage of the drug may not need to eat food or drink milk prior to the dose's intake. However, in the case of higher doses, the patient should reinforce his or her stomach with some food or liquids before taking Niflam, to avoid stomach upsets.
The medicine is known interact with several drugs. You should consult with your doctor if you:are asthmatic
have allergies to sulfa based medicines
prone to hives
are allergic to other NSAID drugs such as naproxen, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diflunisal, diclofenac, etodolac, flurbirofen, flurbiprofen, ketorolac, indomethacin, meloxicam, oxaproxin, nabumetone, piroxicam, tolmetin, sulindac
are allergic to aspirin
You should inform your doctor in case you are
prone, experiencing bleeding or ulcers in the stomach
have liver disorders
have a congestive heart disorder
have kidney disorders
are suffering from blood coagulation disorders
taking steroid medicines
If you are taking any of the drugs mentioned here you might be told by your doctor to stop your prednisolone treatment or he might want to adjust your dosage of the drug.
Niflam intake guidelines
This medication is a category C pregnancy drug, meaning that it has not been established whether a treatment with it could harm pregnant women, nor it is known whether it can lead to unwanted birth defects. During the pregnancy's third trimester a treatment with Niflam should be avoided. If you are pregnant or are planning to be so soon, you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with this drug. If you are breastfeeding an infant you should not start taking this medicine without consulting with your physician.
The effects of a treatment with the drug are not known in the case of patients younger than 18 years old.
The suitable dosage for each patient should be prescribed by a doctor. If the patient is 65 or older, his physician should prescribe him a lower dose of Niflam.
Niflam missed dose
Even if you miss this medicine dose you must not take a double dose. It is recommended that you should continue following your regular treatment schedule.
If you suspect this drug overdose you should seek immediate medical attention. The overdose's symptoms are: nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, buzzing in one's ears, dizziness, coma, shallow or slow breathing, etc.
Niflam side effects
The medication side effects include:
abdominal discomforts and distress
black, tarry or bloody stools.
blood in vomitus
unusual weight gain
rashes or itches
abnormal bleeding or bruises
if you are experiencing these side effects you should stop your treatment with Niflam and seek medical attention.
Other milder symptoms are:
If you suspect other out of the ordinary side effects you should inform your doctor at once.
Niflam drug interactions
Before starting a treatment with the medicine you must inform your physician if you are taking medicines such as:
cold medications, analgesics (like ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen ), allergy medicines
furosemide or other diuretics
benazepril or other ace inhibitors
prednisone or other corticosteroids
warfarin or other anticoagulants
If you are taking any of the drugs mentioned here you might need to stop your Niflam treatment or make changes to your regular dosage.
If you need information regarding Niflam you should ask your doctor or a pharmacist. Carefully read the druglets found in the medicine's package.
Niflam pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:
Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.
Niflam available forms, composition, doses:
Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.
Niflam destination | category:
Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.
Niflam Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:
A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.
Niflam pharmaceutical companies:
Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.
Frequently asked QuestionsCan i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Niflam?
Depending on the reaction of the Niflam after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Niflam not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Niflam addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
Reviewsdrugs.com conducted a study on Niflam, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Niflam consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.
Visitor reported usefulNo survey data has been collected yet
Visitor reported side effectsNo survey data has been collected yet
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Three visitors reported frequency of useHow often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Niflam drug as prescribed by the doctor?
Few medications can be taken Twice in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sdrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Niflam is mentioned below.
Two visitors reported dosesWhat is the dose of Niflam drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 101-200mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
One visitor reported time for resultsWhat is the time duration Niflam drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sdrugs.com website users needed 1 month to notice the result from using Niflam drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Niflam need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
Visitor reported administrationNo survey data has been collected yet
Four visitors reported age
The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology