Melflam 15mg Tablet

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Melflam 15mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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17.5
₹1.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Melflam Tablet

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Uses of Melflam Tablet

Melflam 15mg Tablet is used in Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Melflam Tablet

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

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How to use Melflam 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Melflam 15mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Melflam Tablet works

Melflam 15mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation (pain and swelling).

In Depth Information on Melflam Tablet

Expert advice for Melflam Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • 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.
  • Melflam 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Melflam 15mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking meloxicam with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Melflam 15mg 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
Melflam 15mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Melflam 15mg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Melflam 15mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Twinease 200mg Tablet, Nyci 100mg Tablet, Niq 200mg Tablet DT, Hilid P Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Meloxicam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Melflam 15mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Meloxicam

Melflam is not a steroid, opiate, or a muscle relaxing agent. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug and pain killer used to relieve pain and inflammation
Yes. Melflam is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
No. Melflam is not addictive
Melflam is indicated for the treatment of backache, tendonitis, sciatica, menstrual cramps toothache and gout. It is not indicated for the treatment of sore throat
Q. Can I take meloxicam with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, tramadol or aspirin?
Meloxicam should not be taken with aspirin as it may cause gastrointestinal bleeding. It may be taken with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, or tramadol if prescribed by your doctor
Melflam may cause headaches, drowsiness, and weight gain and can prevent formation of clot in blood. It is not expected to cause tiredness. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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