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Mefbay DS Oral Suspension

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is a combination of two medicines. It is used in the treatment of fever. It is also useful for the treatment of mild to moderate pain of various conditions like headache, body ache, and toothache.

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is to be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by the doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, loss of appetite, and heartburn. If any of these side effects bother you or get worse, you should speak to your doctor. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of ulcer or bleeding in your stomach, high blood pressure, or have any trouble with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Uses of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension in children

Benefits of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension for your child

In Pain relief

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is a combination of medicines used to treat aches and pains. It blocks chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis and muscle aches.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.

In Treatment of Fever

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension in children

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Mefbay

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

How can I give Mefbay DS Oral Suspension to my child?

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. Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Mefbay Oral Suspension works

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Mefenamic Acid and Paracetamol. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Mefbay DS Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mefbay DS Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if I forget to give Mefbay DS Oral Suspension to my child?

If you miss a dose of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is used to reduce pain and swelling in various conditions.
  • Take it with food to prevent an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you get diarrhea while taking this medicine, stop taking it and consult your doctor.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Mefbay DS Oral Suspension as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing paracetamol (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 
  • Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is used to reduce pain and swelling in various conditions.

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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Mefbay DS Oral Suspension?

Yes, Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some unwanted common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

Q. Can Mefbay DS Oral Suspension be stopped when the pain is relieved?

Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, if advised by the doctor, it should be continued for the recommended time period.

Q. Can the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with the medicine. In the case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small and frequent sips. Talk to the doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension?

The use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcer or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I take Mefbay DS Oral Suspension with vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Mefbay DS Oral Suspension can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Mefbay DS Oral Suspension helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the underlying painful condition.

Q. Can the use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Mefbay DS Oral Suspension can increase the risks of side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea and can also damage the kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the storage condition for Mefbay DS Oral Suspension?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References

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  2. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Mefenamic Acid. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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