Meftal P Strip Of 10 Tablets
Meftal P Strip Of 10 Tablets

Meftal P Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Mefenamic Acid(100.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC

Medical Description

Meftal-P tablet is an analgesic medicine. It is used to provide relief from pain and inflammation of joints, bones and post-surgery. This medicine also reduces abdominal cramps during menses. Meftal-P...
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Uses of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

  • Meftal-P tablet is used for pain relief such as pain related to joints, toothache, injury and muscle pain.
  • It is also useful in relieving pain and cramps during the menstrual cycle.

Contraindications of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to mefenamic acid or any of the ingredients of Meftal-P tablet.
  • If you have inflammatory bowel disease or ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • If you have or had intestinal bleeding or stomach ulcers with or without the use of painkillers.
  • If your heart, liver, or kidneys are not working properly or you have any health condition related to these organs.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions like breathing problems and skin allergies upon using painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen.

Side effects of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloating
  • Stomach discomforts

Precautions and Warnings of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Meftal-P tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Meftal-P tablet during pregnancy, especially in the last three months of pregnancy. If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and talk to your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Meftal-P tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Meftal-P tablet passes into the breast milk in small amounts. Thus, it should not be taken by breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe you with some other alternative or you may be asked to discontinue breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Meftal-P tablet?
A:
Meftal-P tablet may cause dizziness, visual disturbance, and drowsiness. So, it is advised to be careful and cautious while driving and operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Meftal-P tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol along with Meftal-P tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a breathing-related disorder or asthma.
  • You are prone to seasonal allergies, rhinitis, and other lung and throat problems.
  • You are suffering from a heart problem, liver or kidney problem, or if you are taking water pills.
  • You are suffering from high blood pressure or heart problem.
  • You experience stomach pain, bleeding vomiting or black colored stools.
  • You develop skin allergies like skin rashes, itching, papules, blisters.
  • You are suffering from an autoimmune disorder called systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You experience fits/seizures.
  • You are elderly
  • You are a woman trying to conceive or taking any treatment for it.

Mode of Action of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Meftal-P tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for inflammation, swelling, and sensation of pain.

Directions for Use of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Take the medicine as instructed by your doctor and don't change doses of this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Interactions of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Meftal-P 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.
  • Meftal-P tablet may increase the effect of oral blood thinners like warfarin.
  • Medicines containing lithium used to treat mental disorders if taken along can lead to lithium toxicity.
  • Concomitant use of other painkillers is not advised as it can increase the side effects of this medicine.
  • Medicines such as steroids and antidepressants should not be used simultaneously as there is an increased risk of stomach and intestinal bleeding.
  • You may experience fits upon concomitant use of antibiotics like norfloxacin, ofloxacin, and ciprofloxacin with this medicine.
  • There should be a minimum gap of 10-12 days between the use of mifepristone and this medicine as it can reduce the effect of mifepristone.
  • Medicines like digoxin used for treating heart failure should not be used together as Meftal-P tablet can induce heart failure and reduce the effectiveness of heart failure medicines.
  • Medicines like methotrexate, ciclosporin, tacrolimus, and some blood pressure reducing medicines (furosemide) increase the risk of kidney damage when taken with this medicine.
  • Other medicines like probenecid, zidovudine, and oral anti-diabetic medicines should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

  • Store Meftal-P tablet below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Meftal P Dt 100 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Meftal-P tablet include diarrhoea, drowsiness, ringing sound in ears, headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and fainting. If you think you have taken too much of this medic...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Meftal-P tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Meftal-P tablet addictive?

A: No, Meftal-P tablet is not addictive.

Q: Can Meftal-P tablet be taken for fever?

A: No, Meftal-P tablet is a pain killer medicine used to relieve mild to moderate pain.

Q: What is Meftal-P tablet used for?

A: It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain in adults. Meftal-P tablet is used for tooth pain, pain due to sports injury, muscle pain, back pain, migraine & pain and cramps associated with periods.

Q: Can I take Meftal-P tablet on empty stomach?

A: No, you should take this medicine preferably after meals to avoid any stomach discomforts.

Q: Can Meftal-P tablet relieve my toothache?

A: Meftal-P tablet can be used for toothache if prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Does Meftal-P tablet make me sleepy?

A: Yes, Meftal-P tablet may cause sleepiness, make you feel dizzy and weak. Avoid driving or performing activities that require mental alertness

Q: Does Meftal-P tablet stop the menstrual bleeding?

A: Meftal-P tablet is a pain killer, and it has no role in menstrual bleeding. It is essentially helpful in relieving pain and cramps during the menstrual cycle. It functions by blocking the production of a substance prostaglandin which is responsible for generating pain, swelling and inflammation.

Q: Can Meftal-P be given to children?

A: Yes, Meftal-P tablet can be used in children. However, you should only give this medicine to your child if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.
Product Details
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MEFTAL P DT

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ContainsMefenamic Acid(100.0 Mg)
UsesBone/joint pain, inflammation
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, bloating
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:07 PM (IST)
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