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INFORMATION ABOUT MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG

MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG uses

MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG is a combination of two drugs: Mefenamic acid (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and Paracetamol (Analgesic/Antipyretic). MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG is used to treat fever and pain.

Common side-effects

• Indigestion
• Nausea and Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Heartburn

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG

• Take MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG after light meal to avoid stomach upset.
• Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG as it may cause excessive drowsiness or increased risk of liver damage.
• Patients with bleeding disorders should take MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG with extreme caution due to increased risk of excessive bleeding. Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience any bleeding or bruising. Your doctor may adjust the dose or replace the dose with an alternative medicine.
• Before driving or performing any strenuous activity after taking MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG make sure you are alert and normal enough to take up the above activities as this medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness or visual disturbance.
• Always keep your doctor informed about the ongoing medications or the ones which you have taken in the past, including over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG work?
A) MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG consists of two drugs: Mefenamic acid (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and Paracetamol (Analgesic/Antipyretic). MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG blocks the chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation. It also reduces the fever by decreasing the levels of prostaglandin. Increased levels of prostaglandin cause fever.

Q) What is MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG used to treat?
A) MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG is used to treat mild to moderate pain. It is used to relieve pain associated with arthritis, migraine, toothache and periods. Additionally, it is used to treat fever.

Q) Can I take warfarin (anticoagulant) while taking MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG?
A) No, you are advised not to take warfarin while taking MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG because MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG may decrease the effectiveness of warfarin. Check, with your doctor before taking any medicine.

Q) Does MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG cause diarrhoea?
A) Yes, diarrhoea could be a side-effect of MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG. MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG cause a mild change in intestinal bacterial population and cause watery diarrhoea with blood and mucus. However, it is not necessary for all people to experience the side-effect. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and eat small portions of non-spicy meals. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhoea or if you find blood in the stools (black tarry stools).

Q) What happens if MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG is taken more than prescribed?
A) If MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG is taken more than prescribed then it may cause serious liver and renal damage. One should not take more than prescribed and if accidentally taken more than prescribed then inform your family/friends and consult your doctor straight away.

Q) Can I stop taking MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG if my pain is relieved?
A) It is generally safe to discontinue MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG after the pain is relieved. However, you are advised to take MEFENAMIC ACID 250 MG + PARACETAMOL (ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 MG for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

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