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Meftal Forte Tablet

Meftal Forte Tablet

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Medical Description

Meftal Forte tablet is a combination medicine used for relieving pain. It is used to relieve pain associated with muscles and joints, headache, migraine and back pain. This tablet is also useful in t

eating pain due to sprain, strain and injury, post-operative pain and dental pain. This medicine contains mefenamic acid and paracetamol as its active molecule. It works by reducing the formation of certain chemicals that causes the sensation of pain. Meftal Forte tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should preferably be taken with or after having your meals. Take it regularly at a fixed time. Do not skip a dose or consume more than that recommended by the doctor.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹37.40
You Save₹6.60 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMefenamic Acid(500.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
UsesPain relief, fever
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
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  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Dental pain
  • Post-operative pain
  • Backache
  • Traumatic pain
  • Sprain and strain

Contraindications of MEFTAL FORTE TABLET

  • If you are allergic to Meftal Forte tablet or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • 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.
  • Meftal Forte tablet should not be used in the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • Meftal Forte tablet should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery.


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

Precautions and Warnings of MEFTAL FORTE TABLET


Can I take Meftal Forte tablet during pregnancy?
Meftal 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Meftal Forte tablet while breastfeeding?
You can take this medicine while breastfeeding as it is usually safe.


Can I drive after consuming Meftal Forte tablet?
Meftal Forte tablet is not known to affect your driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Meftal Forte Tablet?
There is no direct interaction of Meftal 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.

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 (oedema).
  • You have a heart condition like stroke, heart failure or myocardial infarction.
  • Taking more than the daily dose of Meftal Forte may cause serious liver damage or allergic reactions, especially if you are consuming multiple products containing paracetamol or you consume alcohol to...
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Directions for Use of MEFTAL FORTE TABLET

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

Storage and disposal of MEFTAL FORTE TABLET

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



The symptoms of an overdose of Meftal Forte tablets include lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospit...
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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.


How Does It Work?

Meftal 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 and...
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Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Meftal Forte Tablet works or this 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 Meftal 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.
  • Meftal 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 Meftal 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.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Meftal Forte effective for chills?

A: No, Meftal forte is a pain-relieving medicine it will not help relieve symptoms of chills.

Q: Can I use Meftal Forte for sinusitis?

A: No, Meftal forte does not help reduce sinusitis. Sinusitis is a condition triggered by cold or allergies and makes the nasal passage swollen.

Q: Can Meftal Forte be taken for stomach ulcers?

A: No, Meftal 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: Can I give Meftal Forte tablet to my children?

A: It is not to be used for children. Do not give any medicine to your child without consulting a child specialist as the organs and other body structures are not fully developed in children.

Q: How does Meftal Forte work on a headache?

A: Headache or any pain is caused due to the production of inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandin. Meftal Forte blocks the formation of those chemicals and relieves headaches.

Q: Is Meftal Forte an antibiotic?

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

Q: Can I have Meftal Forte twice a day?

A: You should take Meftal Forte 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 Meftal Forte affect your blood count?

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

Q: How long does Meftal Forte take to show its actions?

A: Meftal Forte usually starts working within an hour. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: Can I take Meftal Forte in periods?

A: Meftal Forte is used to relieving pain associated with muscles and joints, headache, migraine, back pain, pain due to sprain, strain and injury, post-operative pain and dental pain. It would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to relieve period pain. Refrain from self-medication.

Q: Is Meftal Forte good for fever?

A: Meftal Forte contains mefenamic acid and paracetamol. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain and can also subside symptoms associated with pain like fever. However, patients must take this only on doctors recommendation.

Q: Is Meftal Forte addictive?

A: No, Meftal Forte is not addictive but it is advised not to give this medicine if anyone else has the same condition as you without consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Meftal Forte a painkiller?

A: Yes, Meftal Forte tablet is a pain-relieving medicine that is used to relieve pain associated with muscles and joints, headache, migraine and back pain.

Q: Is Meftal Forte safe during breastfeeding?

A: Yes, Meftal Forte tablet can be used by breastfeeding women. However, it should only be used if recommended by the doctor.

Q: Is Meftal Forte safe during pregnancy?

A: There is limited information on the effect of Meftal Forte tablet on pregnant women. Hence, this medicine should only be used in pregnancy if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Q: Does Meftal Forte cause sleepiness?

A: Yes, an individual may experience sleepiness/drowsiness after taking Meftal Forte tablet. If you experience any such symptoms after taking this medicine, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating machines or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.

Q: Is Meftal Forte for throat pain?

A: Throat pain may occur due to various underlying reasons like throat infection, overuse of the voice, etc. Thus, Meftal Forte tablet should not be used for the treatment of throat pain unless recommended by the doctor.

Q: Can we take Meftal Forte on an empty stomach?

A: No, you should always take Meftal Forte with or after food.

Q: Meftal Forte vs Dolo 650, How do they differ?

A: Meftal Forte Tablet contains mefenamic acid and paracetamol and is generally used for symptomatic relief from mild to moderate pain. Dolo 650 tablet contains only paracetamol and is generally used for the treatment of fever and pain. You should only take Meftal Forte if your doctor prescribes it as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and your medical history.

Q: Can we take Meftal Forte daily?

A: You can take Meftal forte daily, but for a prescribed duration only. Do not take for longer than a week at a time. If you do not feel any improvement even after a week of taking it, inform the doctor. But do not take it endlessly on your own, without consulting a doctor.
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Last Updated on: 8 August 2022 | 5:21 PM (IST)

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