Mefenamic Acid+Paracetamol is used for pain relief and fever. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and menstrual pain. It is also used to treat mild to moderate pain.
Mefmol-P Products side effects
Side Effects of Mefmol-P are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Loss of appetite, Heartburn.
Mefenamic Acid + Paracetamol is a combination of two medicines: Mefenamic Acid + Paracetamol1 and Mefenamic Acid + Paracetamol2. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Q. How much Mefmol-P Oral Suspension should I give to my child?
Your doctor will prescribe the dose according to your child’s condition and body weight. Stick to the prescribed dosing schedule as that is the best way to ensure safe and complete recovery of your child.
Q. Can I change the dose of Mefmol-P Oral Suspension for my child by myself according to the severity of illness?
No, it is not recommended to alter the dose of the medicine without consulting a doctor. While an unnecessary increase in dose may lead to toxicity, a sudden lowering of the dosing may cause recurrence of symptoms. So, for best results, speak to your child’s doctor if you feel a change in dose may be needed.
Q. Can all children be given the same dose of Mefmol-P Oral Suspension?
No. Mefmol-P Oral Suspension cannot be given to everyone in the same dose. The doctor decides the appropriate dose based on the child’s age and body weight. Since the dose changes so unpredictably, you must never give any dose of this medicine to anyone without consulting a doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.
Q. When will my child feel better?
The doctor may advise you to keep giving Mefmol-P Oral Suspension to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the illness. You’ll notice that the pain or fever will reduce and your child will start feeling better gradually as the course approaches its end. In case your child continues to feel unwell even after completion of the full prescribed course of the medicine, consult your child’s doctor as soon as possible.
Q. Are there any serious side effects of this medicine for my child?
Mefmol-P Oral Suspension is well-tolerated by most children. However, if your child experiences any intolerable episodes like persistent vomiting, body swelling, decreased urine frequency, serious allergic reaction, and severe pain due to gastric ulcers, then rush to your doctor on an immediate basis.
Q. How should I store Mefmol-P Oral Suspension?
Store Mefmol-P Oral Suspension at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Avoid leaving medicines within the reach and sight of children.
Q. My child is taking Mefmol-P Oral Suspension for toothache and now has to undergo an extraction procedure. Should I continue giving Mefmol-P Oral Suspension?
Withhold Mefmol-P Oral Suspension from at least 3 to 5 days before a surgical procedure to prevent excessive bleeding. In case of any confusion, it is best to reach out to your child’s doctor.
Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Mefmol-P Oral Suspension?
Mefmol-P Oral Suspension can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Mefmol-P Oral Suspension. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.