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- Analgesic, antipyretic
- Pain, fever
Forms and strengths
- 500 mg tablet
- Adult: 500 mg to 1 g 2 to 3 times daily
- As short as possible.
Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions
- May cause:
- severe agranulocytosis, potentially fatal, regardless of dose or duration of treatment;
- allergic reactions, anaphylactic shock.
- Pregnancy: CONTRA-INDICATED
- Breast-feeding: CONTRA-INDICATED
- Metamizole is not included in the WHO list of essential medicines.
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