Generic Meftal P, Mefenamic Acid/ Paracetamol

Mefenamic Acid and Paracetamol combination drug is prescribed to help provide short-term relief from mild to moderate pain, such as dental pain, headaches, menstrual pain, muscle or joint pain, etc.

Generic Meftal P

Mefenamic Acid/ Paracetamol

Meftal P

10

Blue Cross Laboratories

Tablet

Mefenamic Acid 500 mg / Paracetamol 450 mg, Mefenamic Acid 500 mg / Paracetamol 325 mg

India

Paracetamol

Uses
Paracetamol is used in the treatment of reducing fever, and relieving pain such as headache, pain during menstruation, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain and post operative pain.
How it Works
Paracetamol inhibits and blocks the production of pain and inflammation-causing chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are found throughout the body, but paracetamol mainly works on those in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Paracetamol may suffer from such side effects; Allergic reaction, Liver damage, Diarrhoea

Mefenamic Acid

Uses
Mefenamic Acid is used for the treatment of fever, arthralgia, myalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
How it Works
Mefenamic acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Mefenamic acid works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Mefenamic acid works by blocking the effect of natural chemicals called cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes. These enzymes help to make other chemicals in the body, called prostaglandins. Some prostaglandins are produced at sites of injury or damage, and cause pain and inflammation. Mefenamic acid works by blocking the effect of COX enzymes, fewer prostaglandins are produced, which causes pain and inflammation to be eased.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Mefenamic Acid can include the symptoms below; Bloody urine, Increased thirst, Indigestion, Itching skin, Loss of appetite, Bloody, black, or tarry stools, Decreased frequency or amount of urine, Heartburn, Increased bleeding, Increased blood pressure, Lower back or side pain, Nausea, Pale skin.

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