Mel Od 7.5mg Tablet
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Mel Od 7.5 MG Description
Mel Od Tablet is pain-relieving medicine also known as a pain killer. It contains meloxicam as its active ingredient. Mel Od is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with various
conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, joint and muscle pain. This medicine acts by inhibiting the release of the natural chemical substances responsible for the sensation of pain and inflammation. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You can take Mel Od with or without food, but it is recommended to take this medicine with food to avoid stomach upset.
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|Uses||Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis|
|Side effects||Indigestion, nausea, vomiting, headache|
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Uses of Mel Od 7.5 MG
For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Contraindications of Mel Od 7.5 MG
- If you are allergic to meloxicam, or any ingredients present in Mel Od Tablet.
- If you have a history of any problem related to the stomach and intestine.
- If you have active stomach and intestinal bleeding, ulcers, or inflammation.
- If you are taking a blood thinner or painkiller medicines.
- If you have any known history of symptoms like asthma, nasal problems or hives, etc after taking NSAID medicine like aspirin.
- If you are pregnant especially, in the third trimester of pregnancy.
- If you have heart severe heart problems.
- If you have liver or kidney problems.
- It should not be used as perioperative medicine to provide relief from bypass surgery.
- Mel Od should not be used for children below 16 years of age.
Side effects of Mel Od 7.5 MG
- Abdominal pain
- Flatulence (gas)
Precautions and Warnings of Mel Od 7.5 MG
Can I take Mel Od Tablet during pregnancy?
Mel Od Tablet is not recommended to be taken by pregnant women especially, during the third trimester of pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, talk to your doctor.
Can I take Mel Od Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to take Mel Od Tablet if you are breastfeeding as there is limited data about its safety. It is important to consult the doctor before taking any medication while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Mel Od Tablet?
If you experience dizziness, drowsy, tired or have vision disturbances after taking Mel Od. It is recommended to avoid activities like driving or operating machinery.
Can I consume alcohol with Mel Od Tablet?
It is always recommended not to consume alcohol while taking Mel Od Tablet. It may delay the healing process. If you have a habit of drinking alcohol consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding, perforations or ulcers.
- You experience stomach or intestinal bleeding after taking this medicine.
- You are an elderly person.
- You have any medical condition such as heart, liver, brain or kidney disease.
- You have or had experienced any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
- You are planning a pregnancy or you are pregnant.
- You have an electrolyte (salt) imbalance in the body.
Mode of Action of Mel Od 7.5 MG
How Does It Work?
Meloxicam in Mel Od works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain.
Directions for Use of Mel Od 7.5 MG
- Mel Od Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It can be taken before or after food.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Mel Od 7.5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Mel Od Tablet works, or Mel Od 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. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Especially if you take medicines like aspirin or other NSAID, blood thinner medicines, corticosteroids, digoxin for a heart condition, medicines for brain-related problems, immunomodulatory medicines, medicines to treat high blood pressure, antibiotics or heart failure....
Storage and disposal of Mel Od 7.5 MG
- Store Mel Od in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Do not use expired medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly.
Dosage of Mel Od 7.5 MG
- Overdose of Mel Od may cause tiredness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and chest pain.
- If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, immediately contact your treating doctor or visit your nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose....
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Mel Od Tablet an antibiotic?
A: No, Mel Od is an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving medicine.
Q: Can Mel Od Tablet be used for knee pain?
A: Yes, it can be used for knee joint pain. It helps in relieving the pain and swelling associated with knee joint pain. Knee pain could be due to various reasons such as fracture, ligament tear, tendon rupture or arthritis due to ageing. It is advised to discuss with your doctor if you have any special medical conditions before taking this medicine.
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