Mefenamic Acid is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain that ranges from minor to major. This drug does not contain any steroid and hence it has less side-effect compared to other medicines. It can also help during menstrual pain and prevent blood loss from the body.
Use of this drug will help in blocking of the substances that leads to inflammation in the body. All kinds of pain that are related to inflammation can be reduced with the help of this drug. It is generally used to treat short term pain. The drug can be used for multiple diseases due to its anti-inflammatory nature. The inflammation caused in the joint of adults and children can also be reduced by the use of this drug.
Dosage and administration
It is available in the form of tablets and are available in 250mg and 500mg form. It should be consumed orally along with water. The correct dose that is to be taken mainly depends on a number of factors and the doctor or pharmacist would prescribe the proper dose for you.
People are prescribed with this drug according to their age and severity of their respective condition. Other medical conditions should also be informed to the doctor before the doctor suggest you this medicine.
There are certain side effects related to the consumption of this drug. Excessive use of the tablets can lead to the following problems thus remain cautious and don’t forget to take the necessary precautions before taking this medicine.
- Feeling of nausea.
- Pain is experienced in the stomach region.
- Bleeding also takes place in the stomach.
- In rare cases, a person may also enter into a coma state.
- The feeling of drowsiness is also experienced.
- The blood pressure is increased due to excessive usage.
- There is a chance of kidney failure.