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Almefkem Forte Tab

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
28.70*
MRP 35.00
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Medical Description

Almefkem Forte Tablet contains a combination of mefenamic acid and paracetamol. It is used for the symptomatic relief of mild to moderate pain in various conditions such as dental, post partum, post o...
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Product Summary

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ContainsMefenamic Acid(500.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(450.0 Mg)
UsesPain
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion
ClassificationANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Almefkem Forte Tab

Almefkem Forte Tablet is used to provide relief from mild to moderate pain in headache, migraine, dental, post-operative, post-partum, musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains and strains, muscular a...
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Contraindications of Almefkem Forte Tab

  • If you are allergic to mefenamic acid, paracetamol or any of the ingredients of Almefkem Forte Tablet.
  • If you have asthma or experienced an asthmatic attack due to painkillers.
  • If you have inflammation, bleeding or ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • If you have renal disease.
  • This medicine should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery.
  • This medicine should not be used in the last trimester of pregnancy.

Side effects of Almefkem Forte Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Skin rashes
  • Ulcers
  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of sleep

Precautions and Warnings of Almefkem Forte Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Almefkem Forte Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Almefkem Forte Tablet should not be used in a pregnant woman, especially during 3rd trimester, as it can cause heart abnormalities in the growing foetus. It can also delay labour and can increase bleeding tendency in both mother and child if used during labour. This medicine should not be used during first two trimesters of pregnancy, unless advised by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Almefkem Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The component of Almefkem Forte Tablet is excreated in small amount and may not cause any harm to the child. Thus, you can take this medicine while breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Almefkem Forte Tablet?
A:
If you experience dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and visual disturbances after taking this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Almefkem Forte Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol with this medicine, as it may increase the risk of liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver or kidney problem
  • You have an ulcer in your stomach or intestine or perforations in the digestive tract
  • You may experience changes in blood count or anaemia
  • You are suffering from high blood pressure
  • You have a history of asthma or allergic reactions
  • You have fluid retention in your body(edema)
  • You have a heart condition like stroke, heart failure or a heart attack.

Mode of Action of Almefkem Forte Tab

How Does It Work?

Mefenamic acid and paracetamol works by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis, a natural chemical substance responsible for pain, inflammation and swelling.

Directions for Use of Almefkem Forte Tab

Take Almefkem Forte Tablet as advised by your doctor, preferably with meal to avoid stomach upset.

Interactions of Almefkem Forte Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Almefkem Forte Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • There is increased risk of bleeding when blood thinner medicines like warfarin, corticosteroids is administered concomitantly.
  • Certain medicine like painkillers, antibiotics like amikacin, tobramycin, gentamicin, immunomodulators like tacrolimus, ciclosporin, methotrexate with Almefkem Forte Tablet can increased the risk of r...
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Storage and disposal of Almefkem Forte Tab

  • Store the medicine at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Almefkem Forte Tab

Overdose

Overdose of Almefkem Forte Tablet include lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the ne...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Almefkem Forte Tablet twice a day?

A: You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The dose of this medicine depends on your underlying condition. Refrain from using too much of this medicine if you do not experience any pain relief, talk with your doctor.

Q: How does Almefkem Forte Tablet work on a headache?

A: Headache or any pain is caused due to the production of natural inflammatory substance such as prostaglandin. Almefkem Forte Tablet blocks the formation of these chemicals and aids in providing relief from headache.

Q: Is Almefkem Forte Tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic medicine. It helps in relieving pain.
Product Details
Brand
ALMEFKEM FORTE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
22/08/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 03:18 PM (IST)
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