Meflup 500mg Tablet

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for Meflup 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Arthralgia (joint pain), Myalgia (muscle pain)
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
8.26
₹0.83/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Meflup Tablet

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Uses of Meflup Tablet

Meflup 500mg Tablet is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and Pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Meflup Tablet

Common

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

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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. It is better to take Meflup 500mg Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Meflup 500mg Tablet
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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
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
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.
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Driving
Meflup 500mg Tablet 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
Meflup 500mg Tablet 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
Meflup 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver di
sease. No dose adjustment of Meflup 500mg Tablet 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 Meflup 500mg Tablet

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. 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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