MEFTAL P contains Mefenamic acid which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain conditions such as dental pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, menstrual pain (primary dysmenorrhea) and pain after childbirth. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms.
Mefenamic acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Always take MEFTAL P exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have or had gastrointestinal disorders, asthma, epilepsy, liver, kidney or heart problems. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers consult your doctor before taking this medicine. It is not suitable for children and adolescents below 12 years of age. The common side effects are vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, headache, and dizziness.