MEFPREX SYRUP

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Primarily used for

Fever, arthralgia, myalgia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
30.37
60 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for MEFPREX

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of MEFPREX SYRUP

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Uses of MEFPREX SYRUP

Mefprex syrup is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of MEFPREX SYRUP

Common

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

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How to use MEFPREX SYRUP

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. It is better to take Mefprex syrup with food.

How MEFPREX SYRUP works

Mefprex syrup 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 MEFPREX SYRUP

Expert advice for MEFPREX SYRUP

  • 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.
  • Mefenamic Acid 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 MEFPREX SYRUP
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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
Mefprex syrup 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
Mefprex syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients should not drive or operate machinery while using Mefenamic acid.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in elderly patients suffering from dehydration and renal failure.
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Liver
SAFE
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
TWINEASE 200MG TABLET ER, NYCI 100MG TABLET, NIQ 200MG TABLET DT, HILID P SUSPENSION

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MEFPREX NA SYRUP

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
Q. Is mefenamic acid a painkiller?
Yes. Mefenamic acid is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Q. Is mefenamic acid safe?
Mefenamic acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is mefenamic acid good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, mefenamic acid can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
Q. Does mefenamic acid stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefenamic acid 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 mefenamic acid make you drowsy?
Mefenamic acid has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
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