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Metamizole

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4.3  Effectiveness
4.5  Side Effects
5.8  Holistic Benefits

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Effectiveness of Metamizole by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Metamizole, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 7.9% 81.6% 5.3% 5.3%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 5.3% 86.8% 5.3% 2.6%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 89.5% 7.9% 2.6%
Breathing 2.6% 5.3% 84.2% 5.3% 2.6%
Confidence 0% 5.3% 84.2% 5.3% 5.3%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.6% 2.6% 81.6% 5.3% 7.9%
Digestion 0% 0% 92.1% 7.9% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 2.6% 81.6% 10.5% 5.3%
Energy 0% 5.3% 73.7% 15.8% 5.3%
Eyesight 0% 0% 89.5% 10.5% 0%
Memory 0% 2.6% 86.8% 7.9% 2.6%
Mental Clarity 2.6% 0% 89.5% 2.6% 5.3%
Pain 18.4% 10.5% 55.3% 10.5% 5.3%
Patience 0% 2.6% 84.2% 13.2% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 92.1% 7.9% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 84.2% 13.2% 2.6%
Sleep 2.6% 2.6% 76.3% 10.5% 7.9%
Stress Level 0% 5.3% 81.6% 13.2% 0%
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Commonly Reported Metamizole Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 87.1% 0% 3.2% 3.2% 6.5%
Anxiety 92.6% 3.7% 3.7% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 74.1% 18.5% 3.7% 3.7% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 92.6% 0% 3.7% 3.7% 0%
Change in Weight 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Cold Symptoms 88.9% 7.4% 3.7% 0% 0%
Confusion 88.9% 3.7% 3.7% 0% 3.7%
Depression 81.2% 6.2% 6.2% 6.2% 0%
Diarrhea 89.3% 7.1% 3.6% 0% 0%
Difficulty Urinating 88.5% 0% 7.7% 0% 3.8%
Dizziness 78.8% 9.1% 6.1% 3% 3%
Drowsiness 75.8% 15.2% 3% 6.1% 0%
Dry Mouth 76.9% 15.4% 3.8% 3.8% 0%
Fatigue 71.9% 12.5% 9.4% 3.1% 3.1%
Fever 96.9% 0% 0% 0% 3.1%
Gas 85.2% 3.7% 11.1% 0% 0%
Headache 87.9% 3% 3% 6.1% 0%
Insomnia 81.5% 18.5% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 96.3% 3.7% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 84.6% 7.7% 3.8% 3.8% 0%
Mood Swings 77.8% 11.1% 7.4% 3.7% 0%
Movement Problems 76.9% 19.2% 0% 0% 3.8%
Muscle Cramping 85.2% 11.1% 0% 3.7% 0%
Muscle Spasms 88.5% 11.5% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 90.3% 3.2% 3.2% 0% 3.2%
Sensitivity to Light 81.5% 14.8% 0% 3.7% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 92.6% 7.4% 0% 0% 0%
Slow Breathing 88.5% 7.7% 0% 3.8% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 88.5% 7.7% 3.8% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 92.6% 0% 7.4% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Metamizole Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Delirium 92.3% 3.8% 0% 3.8% 0%
Seizures 96.2% 0% 0% 0% 3.8%
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Episodes since taking Metamizole
Since taking Metamizole Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Blindness 0.4%
Fall 0.4%
Hospitalization 1.1%
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26 Oct 2017 Metamizole in Russia in 2017 takes about 15% of pain killer market (non-opioids), although in 2011 it was 25% ibuprofen in 2011 was 5% and in 2017 - 12% obviously, substituion of metamizole and ASA on ibuprofen and paracetamol is taken place.
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29 Jun 2017 Worried about listed warnings with long time use
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13 May 2017 nearly killed me, I think this drug should be banned worldwide
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04 May 2017 I was very happy about the pain relief, but have become worried after reading that the drug has been banned in many countries.
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06 Dec 2016 Metamizole is 8 time better for reduce feaver, I never have to take more a 3 time Tablets for take down my fever. and that it. For headache just one and that it fast relief. Is very cheaper 10 tables not more at 5 dlls or generic $1 10 tablets.
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