HPR 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 HPR
Side effects of HPR
How to use HPR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. HPR is to be taken with food.
How HPR works
HPR 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
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