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NOTICE: unsafe with : Alcohol

USED FOR:
Abdominal Pain Fever

COMPOSITION:
Dicyclomine (10mg) Mefenamic Acid (250mg)

Therapeutic Uses:
gastro intestinal pain analgesics

Related Warnings
CAUTION
Alcohol
CAUTION

Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.

WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS

Meftal-Spas Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

CAUTION
Lactation
CAUTION

Meftal-Spas Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Driving

Meftal-Spas Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.

CAUTION
Kidney
CAUTION

Meftal-Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal-Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Meftal-Spas Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

CAUTION
Liver
CAUTION

Meftal-Spas Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meftal-Spas Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.


Dicyclomine   10mg

Uses of Dicyclomine
Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.

How to use Dicyclomine
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Meftal-Spas Tablet works
Dicyclomine works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Side Effects:

Common Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dryness in mouth, Nervousness, Weakness.

Expert advice for Dicyclomine

This medication may impair your thinking or alertness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Dicyclomine can decrease your sweating, which can lead to heat stroke in a hot environment.
Avoid taking alcohol as it can increase certain side effects of dicyclomine.
Stop using dicyclomine and call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects such as confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, fast or uneven heart rate, or if you urinate less than usual or not at all.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content

Q. Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease

Q. Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.

Q. Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

Q. Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine

Q. Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles

Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea

Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps

Q. Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation

Q. Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy

Q. Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect

Q. Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.

Mefenamic Acid   250mg

Uses of Mefenamic Acid
Mefenamic Acid is used in fever, arthralgia, muscle pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.

How to use Mefenamic Acid
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Meftal-Spas Tablet works
Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Side Effects:

Common Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

Expert advice for Mefenamic Acid
It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach. It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time. Mefenamic Acid can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is mefenamic acid an antibiotic/ contain codeine?
No. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat mild to moderate pain conditions and fever. It not an antibiotic and does not contain codeine

Q. Is Mefenamic Acid a painkiller?
Yes. Mefenamic Acid is mild to moderate painkiller drug

Q. Is Mefenamic Acid safe?
Mefenamic Acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Mefenamic Acid good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, Mefenamic Acid can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache

Q. Does Mefenamic Acid stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefenamic Acid is used for relieving pain that happens before or during a menstrual period. It does not stop periods or bleeding. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take mefenamic acid with naproxen/ paracetamol/ ibuprofen/ metronidazole/ withtramadol/ with tranexamic acid/ with sertraline/ amoxicillin?
Mefenamic acid may interact with the drugs mentioned above. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be require

Q. Does Mefenamic Acid make you drowsy?
Mefenamic Acid has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.

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