Tolfenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
How it works
Tolfenamic 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).
Common side effects
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- Inform your doctor before taking tolfenamic acid if you are an elderly; if you are taking other NSAIDs; you have had asthma or decreased function of liver, kidney or heart, high blood pressure, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (example Crohn’s disease) or connective tissue disease (systemic lupus erythematosus).
- Do not exceed the recommended dose or duration of treatment as tolfenamic acid may be associated with a small increased risk of heart attack or stroke.
- Take precautions as tolfenamic acid may cause life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding, ulceration or perforation.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.