A 53-year-old member asked:
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If I use nimesulide as a pain killer, what side effects can I expect?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Nimesulide COX -2: is a relatively COX-2 selective NSAID.Here are the common SE: abdominal pain, headache, nausea, diarrhea, cardiovascular problems and insomnia.
Answered on Nov 24, 2014

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