MEFEWELL P Suspension is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine used to relieve pain associated with acute musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains, strains, injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. It also relieves dental pain and headache. It helps to relieve pain and cramps during menstrual periods. It may also be used to treat fever in children.
What is it prescribed for?
This medicine is used to relieve acute pain associated with sprains, headache, sports injuries, spasmodic pain, dental pain, post-operative and post-partum pain. It may also be used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain associated with conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, etc.
This medicine is used to relieve pain and cramps associated with menstrual cycles.
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
This medicine is used for the symptomatic relief of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, a common type of arthritis that causes joint pain and swelling for more than six weeks in children aged 16 or below.
This medicine is used to treat fever in children.
01.How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 20-30 minutes of administration.
02.How long do the effects of this medicine last?
The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
03.Is this a habit forming medicine?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
04.Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc.
05.Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine
06.Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Major & minor side effects
Ringing or buzzing in the ears
Shortness of breath
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Difficult or painful urination
Bloody and Cloudy urine
Nausea and Vomiting
When Not To Use
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to mefenamic acid or any other components present along with the formulation.
Other allergic conditions
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with allergic conditions such as asthma or urticaria since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
This medicine is not recommended for use before or after a CABG (coronary artery bypass graft) procedure since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Severe liver impairment
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Severe kidney impairment
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition.
This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after prolonged use. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.
The use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness, fatigue, visual disturbances, or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
The use of this medicine can cause a series of allergic skin reactions (Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis) in some patients. Therapy should be stopped immediately if signs of a skin allergy are observed.