Meftal MR Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Muscle relaxation, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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₹4.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Meftal MR Tablet

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Uses of Mefenamic Acid

Mefenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Mefenamic Acid

Common

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

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How to use Mefenamic Acid

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.

How Meftal MR Tablet works

Mefenamic acid 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).
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Uses of Tizanidine

Tizanidine is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Tizanidine

Common

Visual hallucination, Dizziness, Back pain, Auditory hallucination, Sleepiness, Yellow discoloration of eye, Vomiting, Weakness, Altered heart rate, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Altered vision, Yellow discoloration of skin, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Influenza like symptoms, Bleeding, Heartburn, Muscle cramp, Diarrhoea, Depression, Skin rash, Slow heart rate, Drowsiness, Bruise, Nervousness, Constipation, Tingling sensation, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use Tizanidine

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.

How Meftal MR Tablet works

Tizanidine works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Meftal MR Tablet

Expert advice for Mefenamic Acid

  • 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.

Expert advice for Tizanidine

  • Tizanidine can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Tizanidine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Meftal MR Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Meftal MR Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.

Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meftal MR 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
CAUTION
Meftal MR Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Meftal MR Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect y
our vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Meftal MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Meftal MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Meftal MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Meftal MR Tablet is not advised in patients with severe liver disease. Liver function tests are recommended before the start of treatment and then on a regular basis as advised.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Meftal MR 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
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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Frequently asked questions for Tizanidine

Q. Does Tizanidine contain sulfa or asprin?
Tizanidine does not contain sulfa and aspirin
Q. Is Tizanidine an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner, controlled substance, or muscle relaxer?
Tizanidine is not an opiate, NSAID, blood thinner or a controlled substance. It is a muscle relaxant
Q. Is Tizanidine like valium?
Valium is a brand name for drug diazepam. It is also used as a muscle relaxant, but both have different functions. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is Tizanidine stronger than Flexeril?
Flexeril is a brand name for drug cyclobenzaprine, which is also used as a muscle relaxant. Effect of the drug may vary upon individual response. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is tizanidine water soluble?
Tizanidine is a lipid-soluble drug; it is only slightly soluble in water and methanol
Q. Is Tizanidine gluten free?
Tizanidine is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Can I take Tizanidine or Zanaflex for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety?
No, you cannot take Tizanidine or Zanaflex (which contains Tizanidine) for menstrual cramps, headaches, or anxiety. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Does Tizanidine cause weight loss or keep you awake (insomnia)?
You may experience insomnia or weight loss with the use of Tizanidine. Few people may experience excessive sleepiness. If you experience such side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Tizanidine with Aleve (naproxen), Ambien (zolpidem), Norco (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), Tylenol (paracetamol), Valium (diazepam), or Xanax (alprazolam)?
You may take Aleve and Tylenol with Tizanidine, but Ambien, Norco, Valium, and Xanax should not be given with Tizanidine. Consult your doctor before simultaneous use
Q. Can I take tizanidine with prednisone, ibuprofen, tramadol, or oxycodone?
Tizanidine may be taken with prednisone or ibuprofen, but tramadol or oxycodone with tizanidine may increase their side effects. Consult your doctor before simultaneous use
Q. Does Tizanidine show on a drug test?
No, Tizanidine does not show on a drug test. Only narcotic drugs show up on a drug test.
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