Nimesulide medicine for osteoarthritis
Nimesulide drug was launched in Italy for the first time as Aulin and Mesulid in 1985 and is presently available in more than 50 countries worldwide with different trademarks.
Nimesulide also improves the skin tone and to increase in energy levels. Food, gender and advancedage have negligible effects on Nimesulide pharmacokinetics.
Unlike, other NSAIDs, the chemical structure of nimesulide does not contain a carboxylic group but a sulfonanilide moiety as the acidic group.
Nimesulide is used for the treatment of post-traumatic inflammation, acute musculoskeletal disorders including sprains, strains, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, low back pain, periarthritis (shoulder pain) and osteoarthritis (joint pains), stiffness.
Nimesulide brands such as Sulide, Nimalox, Nimesil, Nimulid, Nicip, Nimcap, Nise, Sulidene and Zolan.
It has superior gastrointestinal safety as compared to other NSAIDs.It is an analgesic and antipyretic in action. Its multifactorial mode of action gives it a unique and broad action on inflammatory processes.