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Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain conditions like menstrual pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain or dental pain. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation.

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet should be taken with food. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include mild vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have asthma, have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Meflup Forte Tablet

Benefits of Meflup Forte Tablet

In Pain relief

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is a common painkiller 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.
Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is a common painkiller 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.

Side effects of Meflup Forte 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 Meflup Forte

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

How to use Meflup Forte 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 Forte 250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Meflup Forte Tablet works

Meflup Forte 250mg 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Meflup Forte 250mg 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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 Forte 250mg Tablet 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminobenzoic Acids Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Meflup Forte with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
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FAQs

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 Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet a painkiller?

Yes. Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is mild to moderate painkiller drug

Q. Is Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet safe?

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?

Yes, Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache

Q. Does Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet stop periods/ stop bleeding?

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet 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

Q. Does Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet make you drowsy?

Meflup Forte 250mg Tablet has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.

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References

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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
Expires on or after: February, 2021

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