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Mefson 100mg Syrup

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Your child’s medicine at a glance

Mefson 100mg Syrup is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It helps to lower body temperature (fever) and reduce pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) both in infants and children. Mefson 100mg Syrup works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger that is known to cause fever, pain, and inflammation.

Adhere to the prescribed dose, time, and way while giving Mefson 100mg Syrup to your child. Give it orally before or after food, preferably at a fixed time. However, prefer giving it after meals as this will prevent the chance of developing an upset stomach. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, give the same dose again. Avoid giving more than the recommended dose for fast relief as that may cause unwanted effects in your child.

Your child may exhibit side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, and diarrhea after taking this medicine. These side effects are temporary and are likely to subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. In case they persist or become bothersome for your child, do consult your child’s doctor on a priority basis.

Before administering Mefson 100mg Syrup to your child, do inform the doctor if your child is allergic to any medicine or products, or has a history of any heart problems, birth defects, liver disease, kidney disease, lung disease, or bleeding disorder. This information is critical for dose alteration and helps in planning your child's overall treatment.

Uses of Mefson 100mg Syrup in children

Benefits of Mefson 100mg Syrup for your child

In Pain relief

Mefson 100mg Syrup 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 Mefson 100mg Syrup in children

Mefson 100mg Syrup does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Mefson

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How can I give Mefson 100mg Syrup to my child?

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. Mefson 100mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mefson Syrup works

Mefson 100mg 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).

Safety advice

Kidney
CAUTION
Mefson 100mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mefson 100mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Mefson 100mg Syrup is not recommended in children with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mefson 100mg Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Mefson 100mg Syrup is recommended.
However, in case of severe liver disease, discuss with your doctor thoroughly before giving this medicine to your child.

What if I forget to give Mefson 100mg Syrup to my child?

Do not panic. Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you may give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, do not give a double dose and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

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Quick tips

  • Maintain a log of your child’s temperature. If you do not see any improvement, contact your child’s doctor for advice.
  • Keep a track of the dose and the frequency in which you have given this medicine to your child. This will help prevent overdosing.
  • Practice self-care tips like:
    1. Give plenty of fluids to your child to ensure proper body hydration (water-levels)
    2. Give your child a balanced diet
    3. Encourage your child to have optimum sleep since sick children get tired soon and getting plenty of rest helps them recover faster.
  • Stop the medicine and consult your child’s doctor in case your child exhibits allergic rash or stomach pain soon after taking this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminobenzoic Acids Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (fenamates)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Mefson with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Esulide
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Bral
Life-threatening

Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
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Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
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No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. How much Mefson 100mg Syrup should I give to my child?

Your doctor will prescribe the dose according to your child’s condition and body weight. Stick to the prescribed dosing schedule as that is the best way to ensure the safe and complete recovery of your child.

Q. Can I increase or decrease the dose of Mefson 100mg Syrup for my child by myself according to the severity of illness?

No, it is not recommended to alter the dose of the medicine without consulting a doctor. While increasing the dose without proper judgment may lead to toxicity, decreasing it may cause recurrence of symptoms. So, for best results, speak to your child’s doctor if you feel a change in dose may be needed.

Q. Can all children be given the same dose of Mefson 100mg Syrup?

No. Mefson 100mg Syrup cannot be given to everyone in the same dose. The doctor decides the appropriate dose of Mefson 100mg Syrup based on the child’s age and body weight. The dose will even change for your child when he/she becomes older. Since the dose changes so unpredictably, you must never give any dose of this medicine to anyone without consulting a doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.

Q. When will my child feel better?

You may be required to give Mefson 100mg Syrup to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the infection. Keep giving this medicine to your child in the dose and frequency advised by the doctor and you’ll notice that the pain or fever will reduce and your child will start feeling better. However, if your child continues to feel unwell even after completion of the full prescribed course of the medicine, consult your child’s doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Are there any serious side effects of this medicine for my child?

Mefson 100mg Syrup is well-tolerated by most children. However, if your child experiences any intolerable episodes like persistent vomiting, body swelling, decreased urine frequency, serious allergic reaction, and severe pain due to gastric ulcers, then rush to your doctor on an immediate basis.

Q. How should Mefson 100mg Syrup be stored?

Mefson 100mg Syrup should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Also, keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.

Q. Can I give Mefson 100mg Syrup to my child for fever associated with dengue or COVID-19?

Mefson 100mg Syrup can interfere with blood clotting processes which are already impaired in dengue, and hence, the use of Mefson 100mg Syrup can result in excessive bleeding. Do not use Mefson 100mg Syrup for COVID-19 as well because the safety of painkillers and antipyretics except paracetamol has not yet been established.

Q. My child is having a toothache and is taking Mefson 100mg Syrup for the same. Now he has to undergo an extraction procedure. Should I continue giving Mefson 100mg Syrup?

Withhold Mefson 100mg Syrup for at least 3 to 5 days prior to a surgical procedure to prevent excessive bleeding. In case of any confusion, do not hesitate to reach out to your child’s doctor.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Mefson 100mg Syrup?

Mefson 100mg Syrup can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Mefson 100mg Syrup. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

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