Mefalth 100mg Suspension

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Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Mefalth 100mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

Fever, Arthralgia (joint pain), Myalgia (muscle pain)
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Mefalth Suspension

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Uses of Mefalth Suspension

Mefalth 100mg Suspension is used in Fever, arthralgia, myalgia, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, post operative pain and Pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Mefalth Suspension

Common

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

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How to use Mefalth 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 Mefalth 100mg Suspension with food.

How Mefalth Suspension works

Mefalth 100mg 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

Expert advice for 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 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 Mefalth 100mg Suspension
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mefalth 100mg 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
Mefalth 100mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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.
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Driving
Mefalth 100mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.

Patients should not drive or operate machinery while using Mefenamic acid.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Mefalth 100mg Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in elderly patients suffering from dehydration and renal failure.
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Liver
SAFE
Mefalth 100mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. No dose adjustment of Mefalth 100mg Suspension is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Twinease 200mg Tablet, Nyci 100mg Tablet, Niq 200mg Tablet DT, Hilid P Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mefalth 100mg 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. Mefalth is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Mefalth is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Mefalth can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
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
Mefalth has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
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