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Mictal Oral Suspension

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Product introduction

Mictal Oral Suspension is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain conditions like menstrual pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, or dental pain. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation.

Mictal Oral Suspension should be taken with food. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

The most common side effects of this medicine include mild vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have asthma, have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Mictal Oral Suspension

Benefits of Mictal Oral Suspension

In Pain relief

Mictal Oral Suspension 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 Mictal Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Mictal

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Mictal Oral Suspension

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. Mictal Oral Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Mictal Oral Suspension works

Mictal Oral Suspension 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

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mictal Oral Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mictal Oral Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mictal Oral Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mictal Oral Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mictal Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mictal Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mictal Oral Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mictal Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mictal Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Mictal Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Mictal Oral Suspension, 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.

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Quick tips

  • 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.
  • Mictal Oral Suspension 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.

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 Mictal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
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
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

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 Mictal Oral Suspension a painkiller?

Yes. Mictal Oral Suspension is mild to moderate painkiller drug

Q. Is Mictal Oral Suspension safe?

Mictal Oral Suspension is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Mictal Oral Suspension good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?

Yes, Mictal Oral Suspension can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache

Q. Does Mictal Oral Suspension stop periods/ stop bleeding?

Mictal Oral Suspension 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 Mictal Oral Suspension make you drowsy?

Mictal Oral Suspension has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.

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References

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Country of origin: India
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