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Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

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Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets Description

Mefac 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 oper...
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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 Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

Mefac 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 and ...
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Contraindications of Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to mefenamic acid, paracetamol or any of the ingredients of Mefac 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 Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mefac Forte Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Mefac 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 Mefac Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The component of Mefac 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 Mefac 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 Mefac 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 Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

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 Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

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

Interactions of Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Mefac 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 Mefac Forte Tablet can increased the risk of rena...
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Storage and disposal of Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

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

Dosage of Mefac Forte 500mg Tablets

Overdose

Overdose of Mefac 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 neare...
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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 Mefac 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 Mefac Forte Tablet work on a headache?

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

Q: Is Mefac Forte Tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic medicine. It helps in relieving pain.
Product Details
Brand
MEFAC FORTE
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 09:41 PM (IST)

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