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Meftal-Spas Tablet


Overview

Uses of Meftal-Spas Tablet

Meftal-Spas Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Nervousness
  • Blurred vision
  • Heartburn

How to use Meftal-Spas 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. Meftal-Spas Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Meftal-Spas Tablet works

Meftal-Spas Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Mefenamic Acid. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic which works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling). Together, they relieve menstrual cramps and colicky pain.

Meftal-Spas Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Meftal-Spas Tablet. Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meftal-Spas Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Meftal-Spas Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Meftal-Spas Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Meftal-Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal-Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Meftal-Spas Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Meftal-Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal-Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Meftal-Spas Tablet to relieve menstrual pain (cramps) and colicky pain.
  • It should preferably be taken with food.
  • If you get diarrhea while taking this medicine, stop taking it and consult your doctor.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Meftal-Spas Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.

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FAQs

Q. Can Meftal-Spas be taken with food?

It is advisable to take Meftal-Spas with food or immediately after food since this medicine may cause stomach upset.

Q. Can Meftal-Spas stop menstruation?

No, Meftal-Spas does not have any effect on menstrual bleeding, neither the amount nor duration of bleeding. It does not affect the menstrual cycle.

Q. How long should I take Meftal-Spas?

Meftal-Spas should be taken for the shortest possible time as prescribed by the doctor.

Q. Is there any harm if I drive after taking the medicine?

Yes, you should try to avoid driving after taking the medicine since Meftal-Spas may cause sleepiness, drowsiness or visual disturbances.

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References
  1. Dicyclomine. Birmingham, Alabama: Axcan Scandipharm Inc.; 2005. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mefenamic Acid. 2008 [revised Mar. 2007]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Dicyclomine. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Mefenamic Acid. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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