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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tolfem.
Tolfem may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
Information regarding the use of Tolfem during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Tolfem may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. http://www.medicines.org.uk/... View More
Tolfem should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tolfem may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitor... View More
Tolfem should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tolfem may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tolfem is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of pain associated with acute attacks of migraine in adults. It may also be used to relief... View More
Uses of Tolfem
- Pain relief
Side effects of Tolfem
- Loss of appetite
How to use Tolfem
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tolfem is to be taken with food.
How Tolfem works
Tolfem is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inf... 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.
- Tolfem 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.
Mild to moderate pain, Acute migraine attacks
Should be taken with food. Take w/ or immediately after meals.
Oral Acute migraine attacks Adult: 200 mg when 1st symptoms appear, may be repeated after 1-2 hr, if necessary. Mild to moderate pain Adult: 100-2... View More
Renal impairment: Severe: Avoid.
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAID. Active or history of GI bleeding or ulceration, severe heart failure, history of GI bleeding or perforation ... View More
Mode of Action
Tolfenamic acid, an anthranilic acid derivative, is an NSAID. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects.
Patient w/ or w/ history of bronchial asthma, uncontrolled HTN, CHF, established ischaemic heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, cerebrovascular d... View More
Dysuria esp in males; tremor, euphoria, fatigue, pulmonary infiltration, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, constipation, dyspepsia, abdominal pai... View More
Increased rate of absorption of tolfenamic acid with metoclopramide and magnesium hydroxide. Decreased rate of absorption of tolfenamic acid with alumin... 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