Meflup 500mg Tablet

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Meflup 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Arthralgia (joint pain), Muscle pain
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Meflup Tablet


Uses of Meflup Tablet

Meflup 500mg Tablet is used in fever, arthralgia, muscle pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.

Side effects of Meflup Tablet


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


How to use Meflup 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. Meflup 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Meflup Tablet works

Meflup 500mg Tablet 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 Meflup Tablet

Expert advice for Meflup Tablet

  • 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.
  • Meflup 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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Meflup Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Meflup Tablet
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Meflup 500mg 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.
Meflup 500mg Tablet 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.
Meflup 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Meflup 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meflup 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Meflup 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Meflup 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meflup 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Meflup Tablet

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

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