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Mefnil Tablet

Mefnil Information

Mefnil Benefits & Uses

Mefnil is used to treat the following -

  1. Cushing's Syndrome
  2. एबॉर्शन Primary

Mefnil Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Mefnil

Mifepristone

Mefnil Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Mefnil is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Uterine Cramps
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Infection Following Abortion
  5. Uterine Bleeding
  6. Pelvic Pain
  7. Fever Mild
  8. Anaphylactic reaction
  9. Angioedema Severe
  10. Peripheral Edema
  11. Hypertension
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  14. Anemia Moderate

Mefnil Related Warnings

Is the use of Mefnil safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Mefnil. If you are pregnant, do not take Mefnil without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Mefnil safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Mefnil. If you see any side effects, stop taking Mefnil immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Mefnil again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Mefnil on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Mefnil on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Mefnil on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Mefnil. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Mefnil on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Mefnil on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Mefnil with Other Drugs

Mefnil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Mefnil Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mefnil unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Bleeding
  2. Anemia
  3. Ectopic Pregnancy
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Porphyria
  6. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Mefnil

Is this Mefnil habit forming or addictive?

Mefnil does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Mefnil. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Mefnil should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Mefnil in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Mefnil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Mefnil

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Mefnil with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Mefnil

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Mefnil with alcohol will be.

Unknown

Details

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Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 858-859
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 319-320
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Mifeprex® (mifepristone)