Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
The Mumbai-based Ajanta Pharmaceuticals (APL) has launched its once-a-day 200mg controlled release nimesulide
brand Nimlodi for arthritis. Nimlodi, which was developed by the Company through new drug delivery system, is the world's first once-a-day nimesulide
brand for the treatment of arthritis. A...
Pain Killers To Carry Warnings About Heart Attack And Stroke Risk
...onth by the European Medicines Agency.
Diclofenac, etodolac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketoprofen, ketorolac, meloxicam, nabumetone, naproxen, and nimesulide
are the NSAIDS which have been reviewed. Low dose (400mg) ibuprofen which is an OTC drug is considered safe and will not have to include the cautionar...
European Regulators Investigate Common Painkiller Drugs
...nes Agency which is investigating drugs such as diclofenac, etodolac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, ketoprofen, ketorolac, meloxicam, nabumetone, naproxen, nimesulide
and piroxicam recommends use of smallest dose of the drugs by patients as briefly as possible, reported the online edition of Daily Mail.
Chemistry Over The Counter: Is It Just What The Doctor Ordered?
Another drug that has stirred the hornets nest incessantly is the worldwide banned non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) nimesulide
A, with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects. Nimesulide, dynamically propagated in India, has raked up a controversy in recent years,...
Pain-killer Drug Can Help Fight Breast Cancer
...cancer cells, scientists found that derivatives of nimesulide
stopped the production of aromatase, the enzyme im...ction, might suffer.
The results suggest that nimesulide
may block aromatase production only in breast tissue. nimesulide
is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID),...
Five New Anti-Inflammatory Compounds Produced By Indian Scientists
...ituated in New Delhi, India, have carried out the work.
"These compounds are about 10,000 times better than the commonly used pain drugs such as nimesulide
and aspirin in terms of potency. We have already reached an understanding with a company to carry the work forward. Since these compounds are peptides...
Drugs Banned worldwide still available in India
... although it was approved for use in India in 1994 for painful inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders. Besides being available as a single ingredient, nimesulide
is also available in more than 30 other drugs and as drops for children aged under1 year. All are unapproved by the drugs controller and therefore ill...
Drug regulatory officials giving the nod for sale of Unapproved drug formulations in India
...d a public interest lawsuit challenging the use of nimesulide
among children. The group had also objected to unapproved combinations of nimesulide
and other drugs, prescribed for use in adults, as ...ndicated that dozens of unapproved formulations of nimesulide
combined with various other drugs, such as analges...