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Meftal (Mefenamic Acid) - 500mg (10 Tablets)

Meftal (Mefenamic Acid) - 500mg (10 Tablets)

Meftal (Mefenamic Acid) - 500mg (10 Tablets)
Brand Name: Meftal
Generic Name: Mefenamic Acid
Form: Tablets
Manufacturer: Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.

What is Meftal?
Meftal containing the active ingredient mefenamic acid is considered a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) type of medication. It works by blocking the action of certain substances in the body that causes fever, pain and inflammation. The medication is mainly prescribed as a short term treatment of mild to moderate pain caused by abnormally heavy or painful menstrual bleeding. Some people may also use it to relieve pain and inflammation in musculoskeletal conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, muscular pain and sprains or fractures.

How is Meftal used?
Meftal is usually taken orally 3 to 4 times per day at the first signs of pain or as otherwise advised by a doctor. To prevent an upset stomach, it is advised to take the medication with some food along with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy. The tablets should not be taken for longer than 7 days at a time.

Adverse effects
Patients using Meftal may encounter unwanted side effects such as:

  • Upset stomach
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Excessive gas or bloating
  • Heartburn

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • Fainting
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Vision problems
  • Jaundice
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing

Warnings
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Meftal is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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