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M-Cam 15mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

M-Cam 15mg Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of pain and inflammation in conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It provides relief from pain, swelling and redness.

M-Cam 15mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include mild headache and dizziness, nausea, abdominal pain, upset stomach, diarrhea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of M-Cam Tablet

Side effects of M-Cam Tablet

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use M-Cam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. M-Cam 15mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How M-Cam Tablet works

M-Cam 15mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation (pain and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with M-Cam 15mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
M-Cam 15mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
M-Cam 15mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether M-Cam 15mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
M-Cam 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of M-Cam 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of M-Cam 15mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
Liver
CAUTION
M-Cam 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of M-Cam 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take M-Cam Tablet?

If you miss a dose of M-Cam 15mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • M-Cam 15mg Tablet can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking M-Cam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Suggest me medicine for quick releafe as m having back pain in right side.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Take any pain killer for quich relief
Pain during urination often commig
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
get urine R/M
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FAQs

Q. Is M-Cam a steroid, NSAID, opiate, muscle relaxer, or a pain-reliever?

M-Cam is not a steroid, opiate, or a muscle relaxing agent. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug and pain killer used to relieve pain and inflammation

Q. Is M-Cam safe?

Yes. M-Cam is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is M-Cam addictive?

No. M-Cam is not addictive

Q. Can I take M-Cam for backache, toothache, menstrual cramps, gout, tendonitis, migraine, sciatica or sore throat?

M-Cam is indicated for the treatment of backache, tendonitis, sciatica, menstrual cramps toothache and gout. It is not indicated for the treatment of sore throat

Q. Can I take meloxicam with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, tramadol or aspirin?

Meloxicam should not be taken with aspirin as it may cause gastrointestinal bleeding. It may be taken with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, or tramadol if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does M-Cam cause weight-gain, drowsiness, tiredness, thinning of blood, or headaches?

M-Cam may cause headaches, drowsiness, and weight gain and can prevent formation of clot in blood. It is not expected to cause tiredness. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

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