Medicine Overview of Mefalth Suspension
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension is used for pain relief
. It relieves pain in conditions like period pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain or dental pain.
Side Effects of Mefalth are Vomiting, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite.
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. Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken with food.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml 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 Mefalth 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.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Mefalth Suspension related warnings
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml 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.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mefalth 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Mefalth Suspension
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 Mefalth a painkiller?
Yes. Mefalth is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Mefalth is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mefalth good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, Mefalth can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
Q. Does Mefalth stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefalth 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 Mefalth make you drowsy?
Mefalth has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
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