Mef 250 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Mef Tablet

Mef 250 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain in conditions like period pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain or dental pain.

Mef Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Mef 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. Mef 250 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Mef Tablet works

Mef 250 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Mef Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mef 250 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Mef 250 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Mef 250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mef 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mef 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mef 250 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mef 250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mef 250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.
  • Mef 250 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mef with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mef

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Dr. Akshat Goel
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Dr. Akshat Goel
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FAQs

Q. Is mefenamic acid an antibiotic/ contain codeine?

No. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat mild to moderate pain conditions and fever. It not an antibiotic and does not contain codeine

Q. Is Mef a painkiller?

Yes. Mef is mild to moderate painkiller drug

Q. Is Mef safe?

Mef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Mef good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?

Yes, Mef can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache

Q. Does Mef stop periods/ stop bleeding?

Mef is used for relieving pain that happens before or during a menstrual period. It does not stop periods or bleeding. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take mefenamic acid with naproxen/ paracetamol/ ibuprofen/ metronidazole/ withtramadol/ with tranexamic acid/ with sertraline/ amoxicillin?

Mefenamic acid may interact with the drugs mentioned above. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be require

Q. Does Mef make you drowsy?

Mef has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Nov 2018.
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