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Meftal P Mango Flavour Bottle Of 60ml Suspension

60ml Suspension in Bottle
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Meftal P 100 MG/5ML Description

Meftal-P suspension is for paediatric use. It helps to reduce fever and pain associated with sprains, injuries, etc. Meftal-P also helps to reduce swelling, redness and pain in the joints due to ju

venile rheumatoid arthritis. It contains mefenamic acid as its active ingredient, which belongs to a class of medicines known as NSAID's. It stands for Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines. Meftal-P suspension is specially designed for use in children. It should be used under the supervision of an adult.


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ContainsMefenamic Acid(100.0 Mg/5ml)
UsesPain and fever in children
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

  • To relieve fever and pain in children.
  • To relieve muscle and joint pain in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis in children).
  • To relieve pain and inflammation of joints, bones and muscles due to sprains, strains and injuries.
  • To relieve swelling, inflammation and pain after surgery, operation and after delivery.
  • To relieve pain and abdominal cramps during the menstrual cycle and headache.

Contraindications of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

  • If your child is allergic to this Mefenamic acid or any of the ingredients of the Meftal-P suspension.
  • If your child has a condition of inflammation, swelling and pain in the digestive tract.
  • If your child has or ever had problems of intestinal bleeding or stomach ulcers with or without the use of painkillers.
  • If your child has any heart, liver or kidney problems or has any other health conditions related to these organs.
  • If your child has a history of allergic reaction like breathing problems and skin allergy upon using painkillers like aspirin or Ibuprofen.

Side effects of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML


Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child has any stomach/intestinal bleeding.
  • You notice your child vomits blood or has black coloured stools, immediately inform your doctor.
  • Your child has a breathing-related disorder or asthma or prone to seasonal allergies, rhinitis and other lung and throat problems.
  • Your child is suffering from a heart problem, liver or kidney problem or is taking water pills.
  • Your child is suffering from high blood pressure or heart problems.
  • Your child has a stomach ache.
  • Your child develops skin allergies like skin rashes, itching, papules, blisters, etc.
  • Your child is suffering from an autoimmune disorder, systemic lupus erythematosus or has fits, caution is advised.
  • Your child has any other existing medical conditions or he/she is born prematurely.

Mode of Action of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Mefenamic acid in Meftal-P suspension acts by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for the inflammation, swelling and sensation of pain.

Directions for Use of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

  • Meftal-P suspension should be taken as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use and read the instructions on the bottle before use.
  • Use a proper measuring cup or spoon for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.

Interactions of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Meftal-P suspension works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals your child is currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if your child is taking medicines to treat his/her heart problems, mental health problems, high blood pressure or blood thinners.
  • Concomitant use of other painkillers is not advised as it can increase the side effects of this medicine.
  • Medicines such as steroids, antidepressants, medicines to stop blood clotting and pain killers should not be used simultaneously as there is an increased risk of stomach and intestinal bleeding.
  • Concomitant use of antibiotics like Norfloxacin, Ofloxacin and Ciprofloxacin with this medicine may cause fits.
  • There should be a minimum gap of 10-12 days for the use of Mifepristone with this medicine as it can reduce the effect of Mifepristone.
  • Other medicines like Probenecid, Zidovudine, Methotrexate, Ciclosporin, Tacrolimus and oral anti-diabetic medicine should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML

  • Store Meftal-P suspension at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Meftal P 100 MG/5ML


  • Symptoms of an overdose include diarrhoea, drowsiness, ringing sound in the ears, headache, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, mental confusion, excitation, coma, drowsiness, tinnitus, fainting and oc...
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  • If you notice any of the above symptoms in your child or think you have given too much of the Meftal-P suspension to your child, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed giving any dose of the Meftal-P suspension to your child, then give it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regu...
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Meftal P suspension used for?

A: Meftal P suspension is used for pain relief.

Q: Can Meftal P be given with Paracetamol?

A: Avoid using it with paracetamol as that can increase side effects.

Q: How long does Meftal P suspension take to work?

A: It can take 1 - 2 hours for it to start showing effect.

Q: Is Meftal-P suspension a painkiller?

A: Yes, it is a pain killer. However, it is effective in certain types of pain only.

Q: Does Meftal P suspension contain paracetamol?

A: No, it does not contain paracetamol.

Q: Does Meftal P suspension induce sleep?

A: Yes, Meftal P suspension can cause sleepiness and drowsiness.

Q: Is Meftal-P suspension an NSAID?

A: Yes, Meftal-P suspension contains mefenamic acid as its active ingredient, which belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines) class of medicines.

Q: What are the side effects of Meftal-P suspension?

A: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness are a few side effects of Meftal-P suspension.

Q: How long does the effect of Meftal last?

A: The effects of Meftal P lasts for 5-6 hours, after oral consumption.

Q: Can Meftal P be given an empty stomach?

A: Meftal-P suspension should be given to children exactly as instructed by your child's doctor. However, it should preferably be given with food or after the meals to avoid any stomach discomforts.

Q: What is the work of Meftal P?

A: Meftal-P suspension is for paediatric use. It helps to reduce fever and pain associated with sprains, injuries, etc. It also helps to reduce swelling, redness and pain in the joints due to juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Q: Is this medicine addictive?

A: No, this medicine 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: When should I give Meftal to my child?

A: You should give Meftal P either before or after food in the prescribed dose suggested by the doctor. However, it should preferably be given after meals as this will prevent the chance of developing an upset stomach

Q: How many times we can give Meftal P?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not give it endlessly on your own without consulting a child doctor.

Q: Can we give Meftal P after 4 hours?

A: It is advised to keep a gap of atleast 4-5 hours between the doses. If the fever persists even after 2 to 3 hrs after taking one dose of Meftal P, then give the second dose.

Q: Can we use Meftal P for 1 year baby?

A: Yes, meftal P is specially designed for paediatric use only. However, it should be given only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Is Meftal P safe for pregnant women?

A: No, Meftal P is not for use for pregnant women. It is designed for children's use only.
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Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 07:31 AM (IST)

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