Meftal (500 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Meftal (500 mg) - Mefenamic Acid- Tablet is manufactured by Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Mefenamic Acid- 500 mg.

Meftal (500 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Diarrhoea, epigastric distress, skin rashes, dizziness, haemolytic anaemia.
Abdominal pain, dyspepsia, constipation, nausea, GI ulcers, oedema, bronchospasm, insomnia, CHF hypertension, tachycardia, syncope, urticaria, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anaemia, agranulocytosis, tinnitus, elevated liver enzymes, abnormal renal function.
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, convulsions (overdosage).

Indications

Analgesic.
Dysmenorrhoea.
Rheumatoid arthritis.
Osteoarthritis.
Antipyretic.
Menorrhagia.

Contra Indications

Hypersensitivity, epilepsy.
Pregnancy and lactation.
Inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer, neonates.
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, severe renal impairment, severe heart failure.

Caution

CNS depressants.
Renal and hepatic impairment.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.2.4 in India as of date.

Formulation

Meftal (500 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Mefenamic Acid- 500 mg.

Meftal (500 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Meftal (500 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Mefenamic Acid

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