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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nam.
Nam may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing bab... View More
Nam is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmfu... View More
Nam may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Nam should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nam may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Nam is not rec... View More
Nam should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nam may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Nam is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain conditions like menstrual pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain or dental pain. It effectively... View More
Uses of Nam
- Pain relief
Side effects of Nam
- Loss of appetite
How to use Nam
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Nam is to be taken with food.
How Nam works
Nam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflam... View More
- It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
- It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
- Meftal 250mg Tablet DT can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Dysmenorrhoea, Menorrhagia, Dental pain, Pain and inflammation, Mild to moderate pain, Postoperative pain
Should be taken with food.
Oral Rheumatoid arthritis; Mild to moderate pain; Dental pain; Postoperative pain; Dysmenorrhoea; Osteoarthritis; Menorrhagia Adult: 250-500 mg upto 3... View More
Oral Rheumatoid arthritis; Mild to moderate pain; Dental pain; Postoperative pain; Dysmenorrhoea; Osteoarthritis; Menorrhagia Child: >6 mth 25 mg/kg d... View More
Hypersensitivity to mefenamic acid, aspirin or other NSAIDs. Patient w/ inflammatory bowel disease, active ulceration or chronic inflammation of the upp... View More
Mode of Action
Mefenamic acid, an anthranilic acid derivative, is a prototypical NSAID. It reversibly inhibits the cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (COX-1 and -2) enzymes, thus... View More
Patient w/ known CV disease or risk factors for CV disease, history of GI bleeding or peptic ulceration, fluid retention or heart failure. Renal and hep... View More
>10% Borderline elevations of one or more LFTs (<15%) 1-10% Abdominal pain,Anorexia,Diarrhea,Nausea,Pyrosis,Gastritis,Flatulence,Constipation,Steat... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C; D in 3rd trimester or near delivery.
Concomitant use w/ CYP2C9 isoenzyme inhibitors may alter safety and efficacy of mefenamic acid. May enhance methotrexate toxicity. Reduced BP response t... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More