Mefenamic Acid 500mg
Each tablet contains 500mg mefenamic Acid.
Mefenamic acid is an anthranilic acid derivative nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent.
Mild to moderate pain including headache, dental pain, post-operative and post-partum pain, dymenorrhoea, in musculoskeletal and joint disorders such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (including juvenile arthritis) and menorrhagia.
Hypersensitivity to mefenamic acid, cross-sensitivity to aspirin and other NSAID, intestinal ulceration or inflammatory bowel disease, avoid use in children below 14 years.
Like any other NSAID, it interacts with other analgesic, avoid concomitant administration of two or more NSAID including Aspirin (increase side effects). Also interacts with other products such as Anticoagulants, probenecid, diuretic, beta blockers, corticosteroid, oral anti-diabetic, cyclosporins, digoxin.
Should be used with caution in patients with impaired renal or liver function, elderly with dehydration and renal disease, bronchial asthma or allergic disease and factors associated with peptic ulcers.
Co-administration with alcohol, aspirin or steroid may increase the risk of Gastro-intestinal bleeding.
Occasionally, mefenamic acid has been associated with diarrhoea, rashes and heamolytic anaemia, treatment should therefore be discontinued if these occurs. May cause drowsiness. Blood count and liver function should be monitored during long-term therapy. It should be avoided in pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Gastro-intestinal disturbances, diarrhoea or skin rash (discontinue) peptic ulceration, Gastro-intestinal bleeding, headache, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness, visual disturbances, thrombocytopenia, haemolytic anaemia.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adult by mouth
500mg 3 times daily preferably after food. Child over 6 months, 25mg/kg daily in divided doses for no longer than 7 days, except in juvenile arthritis.
Available in a box of 100 tablets. Each tablet contains 500mg mefenamic acid.
Store in cool place.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Shandong Xier Kangtai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Private Economy Garden, Xinyan Town,
Yanzhou City, Shandong, China.