Medicine Overview of Maxiflam Tablet
Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pain relief
. It should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
Side Effects of Maxiflam are Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.
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. Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
In Depth Information on Maxiflam Tablet
- 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 period of time.
- Maxiflam 100 mg 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.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Maxiflam Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Maxiflam 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Maxiflam 100 mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Maxiflam Tablet
Q. Is Maxiflam an antibiotic?
Maxiflam is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.
Q. Can I take Maxiflam with paracetamol?
Maxiflam and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.
Q. Does Maxiflam contain aspirin?
Maxiflam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.
Maxiflam is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Maxiflam for headache?
Maxiflam can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Maxiflam make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?
Maxiflam does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Maxiflam can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).
Q. Does Maxiflam contain sulphur?
No, Maxiflam does not contain sulphur.
Q. What does Maxiflam treat or used for?
Maxiflam is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.
Q. Can I take Maxiflam with ibuprofen?
Maxiflam can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
Q. Can I take Maxiflam with aspirin?
Maxiflam can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, Maxiflam is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Maxiflam is not banned in India.
Q. Is Maxiflam safe during breastfeeding?
It is not known if Maxiflam is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Maxiflam are not to be used during breastfeeding.
Q. Is Maxiflam safe in pregnancy?
No, Maxiflam is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Maxiflam in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is Maxiflam safe in asthma?
Maxiflam is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.
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