Mefac Suspension

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P & B Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Mefac 250mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Fever, Arthralgia (joint pain), Muscle pain
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Alcohol
35.53
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Mefac Suspension

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Uses of Mefac Suspension

Mefac Suspension is used in fever, arthralgia, muscle pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Mefac Suspension

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Mefac Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Mefac Suspension with food.

How Mefac Suspension works

Mefac suspension 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).

In Depth Information on Mefac Suspension

Expert advice for Mefac Suspension

  • 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.
  • Mefac 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mefac Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mefac Suspension 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Mefac Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human stu
dies 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.
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Driving
Mefac Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect y
our vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Mefac Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mefac Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Mefac Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Mefac Suspension should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mefac Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mefac 250mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Mefenamic Acid

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
Yes. Mefac is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Mefac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Mefac can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
Mefac 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
Mefac has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
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