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Mefen Spas Tablet

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Introduction

Mefen Spas Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal cramps. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Mefen Spas Tablet is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, heartburn, loss of appetite, indigestion, dryness in mouth, blurred vision, weakness, diarrhea, and nervousness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Mefen Spas Tablet

Benefits of Mefen Spas Tablet

In Abdominal cramp

Mefen Spas Tablet effectively relieves sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestine (gut), thereby relaxing the muscles and improving movement of food. This helps to treat abdominal cramps, as well as abdominal pain (or stomach pain), bloating and discomfort. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Mefen Spas Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mefen Spas

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Nervousness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Heartburn

How to use Mefen Spas Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mefen Spas Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Mefen Spas Tablet works

Mefen Spas Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Dicyclomine, Paracetamol and Mefenamic Acid which relieve abdominal pain. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic. It works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). By doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Paracetamol is an antipyretic (fever reducer) and mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mefen Spas Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mefen Spas Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mefen Spas Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mefen Spas Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mefen Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mefen Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mefen Spas Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mefen Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mefen Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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severe stomach pain [gastric) duri During ovalution period regularly
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
u can take meftal spas once daily during ur period if cramp is more,
Severe abdominal pain & back pain due to mensuration.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Take meftal spas or drotin
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References

  1. NHS. Paracetamol for adults. [Accessed 14 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Dicyclomine. Birmingham, Alabama: Axcan Scandipharm Inc.; 2005. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Limited; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Mefenamic Acid. 2008 [revised Mar. 2007]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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