Table 1

Tolerance data on nimesulide in AIA

Nimesulide dose (mg) Patients tolerating nimesulide (%) Reference
10020/20 (100%) 12
10020/20 (100%) 13
40018/20 (90%) 13
20046/50 (92%) 14
100 7/12 (58%) 15
  • Nimesulide was started at a low dose and then increased to the amount shown. The usual anti-inflammatory dose is 100 mg twice daily. In the study by Bianco et al 13the 20 patients were the same in the 100 mg and 400 mg groups.