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Sumo Information

Sumo is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet, Gel, Spray, Injection, Liquid. The alternative uses of Sumo have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Sumo depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Sumo include Heartburn, Dizziness, Nausea or vomiting. While these are the most often observed Sumo side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Sumo normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Sumo has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Sumo's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Sumo related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Sumo since this can cause severe adverse effects.

Besides this, Sumo may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Sumo is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Sumo Benefits & Uses
  2. Sumo Dosage & How to Take
  3. Sumo Side Effects
  4. Sumo Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Sumo with Other Drugs
  6. Sumo Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Sumo
  8. Sumo Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Sumo Benefits & Uses

Sumo is used to treat the following -

  1. Gout
  2. Back Pain
  3. Osteoarthritis
  4. Toothache
  5. Fever
  6. Pain
  7. Joint Pain
  8. Headache
  9. Body Pain

Sumo Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Sumo


Sumo Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sumo is used -

  1. Heartburn Common
  2. Dizziness Common
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Fatigue Common
  5. Anemia Rare

Sumo Related Warnings

Is the use of Sumo safe for pregnant women?

Sumo may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Sumo, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.


Is the use of Sumo safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Sumo. Immediately discontinue Sumo if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.


What is the effect of Sumo on the Kidneys?

Sumo may have severe effects on your kidney, so do not take it without consulting your doctor.


What is the effect of Sumo on the Liver?

Sumo may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Sumo on the Heart?

Sumo can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


Severe Interaction of Sumo with Other Drugs

Sumo should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Sumo Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sumo unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Sumo

Is this Sumo habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Sumo has not been reported.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Sumo as you may feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, Sumo is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Sumo for mental disorders.


Sumo Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sumo

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Sumo and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Sumo

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Sumo and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.


Sumo FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can i take Sumo for stomach pain?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

No, Sumo cannot be taken in stomach pain because Sumo has adverse gastrointestinal effects such as diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Sumo without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

Sumo is a prescription drug so do not self-medicate. It can be harmful to take this medicine without proper recommendation.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Sumo on my own or without doctors advice?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuation of Sumo on your own can cause unwanted side effects. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Sumo?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Sumo is a brand name of nimesulide. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs). It has been used primarily for short-lasting painful inflammatory conditions like sports injuries, sinusitis, and other ear-nose-throat disorders, dental surgery, bursitis (Inflammation of the fluid-filled sac in the joints), lower backache, dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation), post-operative pain, osteoarthritis and for fever.

Question about 1 year ago

Can Sumo be used for toothache?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Ideally Sumo is not prescribed by a doctor for a toothache. However, in the absence of painkillers such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, naproxen etc, nimesulide can be taken to get instant relief from tooth pain. Generally, for treating toothache arising due to dental cavities and dental procedures ibuprofen along with antibiotics are recommended by dentists to reduce swelling and pain.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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