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    Tolfenamic Acid

    Information about Tolfenamic Acid

    Tolfenamic acid uses

    Tolfenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, myalgia, Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and Pain during menstruation.

    How tolfenamic acid 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 of tolfenamic acid

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

    Available Medicine for Tolfenamic Acid

    • ₹115
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Tolfenamic 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.
    • Tolfenamic 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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 03 July, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)