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Mefkind Forte Tablet

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
34.45*
MRP 39.60
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Mefenamic Acid(500.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

Mefkind Forte tablet is a pain relieving medicine. Mefkind Forte is used to relieve pain associated with muscles and joints, headache, migraine, back pain, pain due to sprain, strain and injury, post-...
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uses

Uses of Mefkind Forte Tablet

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Dental pain
  • Post-operative pain
  • Backache
  • Traumatic pain
  • Sprain and strain
contraindications

Contraindications of Mefkind Forte Tablet

  • If you are allergic to mefenamic acid, paracetamol, or any of the ingredients of Mefkind Forte tablet.
  • If you are suffering from inflammation in the digestive tract.
  • If you have or had stomach ulcers.
  • If you have asthma or experienced an asthmatic attack due to painkillers.
  • Mefkind Forte tablet should not be used in the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • Mefkind Forte tablet should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery.
sideEffects

Side effects of Mefkind Forte Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Ulcers
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Drowsiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Mefkind Forte Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Mefkind Forte tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Mefkind Forte tablet should not be used in a pregnant woman as it can cause cardiovascular malformations in the growing foetus. It can also delay labour and can increase bleeding tendency in both mother and child if used during labour.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Mefkind Forte tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You can take this medicine while breastfeeding as it is usually safe.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Mefkind Forte tablet?
A:
Mefkind Forte tablet is not known to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Mefkind Forte Tablet?
A:
There is no direct interaction of the Mefkind Forte tablet 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 anemia.
  • 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 myocardial infarction.
  • Taking more than the daily dose of Mefkind Forte may cause serious liver damage or allergic reactions, especially if you are consuming multiple products containing paracetamol or you consume alcohol t...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Mefkind Forte Tablet

How Does It Work?

Mefkind Forte tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients. Mefenamic acid and Paracetamol act by inhibiting the prostaglandin synthesis, a chemical responsible for pain, inflammation an...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Mefkind Forte Tablet

  • Take this medicine as directed by your physician.
  • Mefkind Forte tablets should be taken preferably with or after food.
interactions

Interactions of Mefkind Forte Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Mefkind Forte Tablet works or the Mefkind Forte Tablet itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together.
  • Especially, when taken along with medicines like Metoclopramide, Domperidone, Warfarin, Aspirin, Clopidogrel, steroids and painkillers when taken along can induce stomach or intestinal bleeding.
  • Antidiabetic medicine if taken along with the Mefkind Forte can lead to low blood glucose.
  • Cholesterol-lowering medicines like Colestyramine should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours.
  • Medicines used to treat a bacterial infection like Chloramphenicol.
  • Mefkind forte tablets 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 the Mefkind Forte tablets.
  • Medicines used to lower blood pressure such as water pills, immunomodulator medicines such as Tacrolimus, Ciclosporin and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Mefkind Forte Tablet

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

Dosage of Mefkind Forte Tablet

Overdose

Mefkind Forte tablet overdose may cause lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Significant high...
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Missed a Dose

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

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 Mefkind Forte be taken for stomach ulcers?

A: No, Mefkind forte is not an anti-ulcer medicine and neither it helps reduce stomach acid formation thus it is not effective for the treatment of ulcer. Always consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q: Is the Mefkind Forte an antibiotic?

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

Q: Can I have the Mefkind Forte 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.

modeOfAction

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ContainsMefenamic Acid(500.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
UsesPain relief
Side effectsDiarrhoea, skin rashes, nausea, vomiting, ulcers
Last Updated on: 20 Jan 2022 | 06:38 PM (IST)
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