Meftal

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    Meftal Information

    Meftal, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Pain, Rheumatic Disorder. Meftal also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Meftal depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Meftal side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Meftal are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Meftal has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Meftal's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Meftal related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Asthma must refrain from the use of Meftal since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Meftal have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Meftal may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Meftal, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Meftal Benefits & Uses

    Meftal is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Meftal 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage


    Meftal Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    • पेट दर्द
    • Dyspepsia
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • पेट की गैस
    • Diarrhoea
    • Rash

    Meftal Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Meftal safe for pregnant women?


      Meftal can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Meftal safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Meftal may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Meftal should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Meftal on the Kidneys?


      Meftal rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Meftal on the Liver?


      Meftal has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Meftal on the Heart?


      Meftal may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Meftal with Other Drugs

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

    Life Threatening

    Severe

    Moderate



    Meftal Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Meftal

    • Is this Meftal habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Meftal.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Meftal since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Meftal is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


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

      No

    Meftal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Meftal


      You can take Meftal with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Meftal


      Consuming Meftal with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Meftal

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take paracetamol with Meftal?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Meftal can be taken with paracetamol as there are no interactions between the two. However, you must first speak to your doctor. Based on your condition, the doctor will guide you about which drug to use and which do not use. Always follow the instructions of your doctor completely. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Meftal used for fever?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Meftal is used for the management of fever. Meftal is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which has antipyretic or fever-reducing property. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    How long can I take Meftal?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Meftal can be taken as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. You might be taking it when you feel pain, therefore, do not take Meftal when it is not required. Please follow the instructions of your doctor completely. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Meftal cause drowsiness?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Yes, Meftal may cause drowsiness or sleepiness. It is a common side effect of this drug. Activities such as driving and operating heavy machinery should be avoided after taking this Meftal to prevent accidents and injuries as it causes drowsiness.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can Meftal cause ulcers and bleeding?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Meftal can cause ulcers and bleeding. Meftal is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which can cause ulcers, and bleeding. The risk is especially high in the longterm users, those who are aging, those who take alcohol with NSAIDs and those who have poor health. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ponstel® (Mefenamic Acid)



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