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MEFTAL 500MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MEFTAL 500mg tablet

Mefenamic Acid(500mg)

food interaction for MEFTAL tablet

alcohol interaction for MEFTAL tablet

pregnancy interaction for MEFTAL tablet

lactation interaction for MEFTAL tablet

medicine interaction for MEFTAL tablet

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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It is better to take Meftal 500mg tablet with food.
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Meftal 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Meftal 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MEFTAL 500mg tablet

    Mefenamic Acid(500mg)

    Meftal tablet uses

    Meftal 500mg tablet is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.

    How meftal tablet works

    Meftal 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).

    Common side effects of meftal tablet

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR MEFTAL 500MG TABLET

    Patients taking MEFTAL 500MG TABLET

    • 42%
      Once A Day
    • 33%
      Thrice A Day
    • 22%
      Twice A Day
    • 3%
      Alternate Day

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    Expert advice FOR MEFTAL tablet

    • Do not take mefenamic acid If you are allergic to it or other NSAIDs.
    • Do not take this drug if you have a stomach ulcer or bleeding or had these conditions in the past.
    • Please tell your doctor if you are taking or recently have taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MEFTAL 500mg tablet

    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
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    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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MEFTAL 500MG TABLET

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)