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Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
60ml Suspension in Bottle
36.37*
MRP 41.80
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Mefenamic Acid(50.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(125.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml contains a combination of two medicines, Mefenamic acid and Paracetamol. It is used for the symptomatic relief of mild to moderate pain such as pa
in associated muscles and joints, headache, migraine and dental pain. It is also used to relieve pain due to sports injury, sprain and strain. An overdose may cause severe liver damage or allergic reactions (e.g. swelling of the face, mouth and throat, difficulty in breathing, itching or rash). Before starting with this medicine, inform your doctor about all other medicines, herbal preparations and over-the-counter medicines you are taking.
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Uses of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml is used for symptomatic relief of mild-to-moderate pain in headache, migraine, toothache, muscle ache, backache, traumatic pain, pain due to sprai
n and strain and pain after surgeries and operations.
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Contraindications of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have asthma or experienced an asthmatic attack due to painkillers.
  • If you are suffering from inflammation in the digestive tract.
  • If you have or had stomach ulcers.
  • 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 Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml during pregnancy?
A:
Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml should not be used in a pregnant woman, 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml while breastfeeding?
A:
You can take this medicine while breastfeeding as it is usually safe.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects, then it is advisable not to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml?
A:
There is no direct interaction of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml with alcohol. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems if you are taking this medicine with alcohol.

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 Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

  • Take Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or a dropper for the exact quantity.

Interactions of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like Metoclopramide or Domperidone.
  • Medicines used to thin blood such as warfarin should be used with caution, as there are chances of increased bleeding upon long-term use.
  • Anti-platelet medicines such as Aspirin or Clopidogrel, steroids and painkillers, when taken along, can induce stomach or intestinal bleeding.
  • Antidiabetic medicine, if taken along with Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml, can lead to low blood glucose.
  • Cholesterol-lowering medicines like Cholestyramine should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours.
  • Medicines used to treat a bacterial infection like Chloramphenicol.
  • Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml should not be taken for 8 to 12 days after taking a medicine called Mifepristone.
  • Digoxin used to treat heart failure should not be taken along with Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml.
  • Medicines used to lower blood pressure such as water pills, immunomodulator medicines such as Tacrolimus, Ciclosporin and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

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

Dosage of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml include lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immedi
ately or visit the nearest hospital. Significant high doses of this medicine can lead to liver damage or liver failure.
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one. If you have missed a dose, then take the next dose as soon as you remember.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can we take Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml empty stomach?

A: No, you should always take this medicine with or after food.

Q: How does Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml work on a headache?

A: Headache or any pain is caused due to the production of inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandin. Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml blocks the formation of those chemicals and relieves headaches.

Q: Is Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic medicine. It helps in relieving pain.

Q: Can I have Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml 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.

Q: Does Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml affect your blood count?

A: Yes, there can be variations in blood cell count after taking this medicine. Tell your doctor before going for any blood tests, as it may vary due to this medicine.

Q: How long does Mefkind Forte Mango And Honey Flavour Suspension 60ml take to show its actions?

A: This medicine usually starts working within an hour. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.
Last Updated on: 31 Oct 2020 | 04:29 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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