What is Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol?
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol is used for Febrility, Fever, Cold, Pain during periods, Catarrh, Heavy bleeding during periods, Muscle aches, Analgesic, Inflammation, Migraine headache and other conditions.
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol Uses
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Pain during periods
· Heavy bleeding during periods
· Muscle aches
· Migraine headache
· Tooth pain
· Muscle pain
· Joint pain
· Pain after surgery
· Ear pain
· Periods pain
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Feeling of sickness
· Ulcers in stomach
· Abnormal dark colored stools
· Ulceration around mouth or lips
· Abdominal pain
· Perforation or gastrointestinal bleeding
· Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Stopping the body’s production of a substance.
· Increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating.
Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Mefenamic Acid / Paracetamol, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid using it if allergic to paracetamol
· Do not take paracetamol if you consume alcoholic beverages every day
· Have renal and hepatic impairment
· Taking prescription or nonprescription medicines