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MEFATIN SPAS 10MG/250MG/10MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MEFATIN SPAS

Famotidine(10 mg),Mefenamic Acid(250 mg),Dicyclomine(10 mg)

food interaction for MEFATIN SPAS

alcohol interaction for MEFATIN SPAS

pregnancy interaction for MEFATIN SPAS

lactation interaction for MEFATIN SPAS

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alcohol
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Mefatin spas 10mg/250mg/10mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Mefatin spas 10mg/250mg/10mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Mefatin spas 10mg/250mg/10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR MEFATIN SPAS

Famotidine(10 mg)

Uses

Famotidine is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Famotidine lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Headache, Muscle pain, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Constipation
Mefenamic Acid(250 mg)

Uses

Mefenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.

How it works

Mefenamic acid 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).

Common side effects

Dicyclomine(10 mg)

Uses

Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of abdominal pain

How it works

Dicyclomine works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Common side effects

Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Nervousness, Weakness

SUBSTITUTES FOR MEFATIN SPAS

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Expert advice FOR MEFATIN SPAS

  • Famotidine is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Famotidine before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
  • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Famotidine.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Famotidine for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.

Frequently asked questions FOR MEFATIN SPAS

Famotidine

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Is famotidine a PPI/antacid/same as omeprazole/anticholinergic?
Famotidine belongs to a class of medication call antacids. It is not a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) or an anticholinergic. It is not the same as omeprazole

Q.

Is famotidine an over the counter or prescription drug?
Famotidine is an over the counter drug

Q.

Is famotidine safe?
Famotidine is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

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Does it expire?
It has an expiry date and should not be used beyond that date

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Is famotidine better than ranitidine?
The doctor may prescribe either to you based on your symptoms. Please follow the instructions of your doctor

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Can I take famotidine for gas/nausea/indigestion/diarrhea/heartburn/acid reflux?
Famotidine can be taken for heartburn or acid reflux at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor. It is not used for treating gas/nausea/indigestion/diarrhea

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Can I take lansoprazole /omeprazole /pantoprazole /azithromycin /tramadol /Cipro/ tums/doxycycline with famotidine?
It is not advisable to take lansoprazole/ omeprazole /pantoprazole / tums along with famotidine unless advised by the doctor. Famotidine is not known to interact with azithromycin/ tramadol/ Cipro/ doxycycline. Any combination with famotidine should be taken only if prescribed by the doctor

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Does famotidine cause hair loss/constipation/drowsiness/diarrhea/bone loss/potentiate opioids?
Famotidine is not known to cause hair loss/bone loss/potentiate opioids. It may have some side effects like slight constipation/drowsiness/diarrhea. Please consult the doctor in case any side effect is observed.

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

Q.

Is mefenamic acid a painkiller?
Yes. Mefenamic acid is mild to moderate painkiller drug

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Is mefenamic acid safe?
Mefenamic acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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Is mefenamic acid good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, mefenamic acid can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache

Q.

Does mefenamic acid stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefenamic acid 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

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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

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Does mefenamic acid make you drowsy?
Mefenamic acid has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.

Dicyclomine

Q.

Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content

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Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease

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Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.

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Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

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Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine

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Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles

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Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea

Q.

Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps

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Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

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Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy

Q.

Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect

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Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)