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Mefenamic Acid Allergy In Children
I didn't know I had allergy with mefenamic acid that caused my lips to be black. I used all balms but nothing happened. What can I do?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Similar to aleve (naproxen): Mefenamic acid (ponstel) belongs to the non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) such as aleve, (naproxen) Motrin etc. Common side effects: abd pain, anorexia, diarrhea, nausea, gastritis/ulcers/bleeding, flatulence, constipation, and less commonly low blod count, renal failure, allergic reaction etc. Use smallest effective dose for shortest time possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
In the us you do: In the United States you will need a prescription. Different countries handle things differently. ...Read more
Treat condition: Treat the conditions which occur from the overdosage from evaluation in er. ...Read more
Making a comeback: Popular might be a stretch. It is an older medication commonly used for cramping with periods. For awhile it was difficult to find in a lot of pharmacies, but is now more available. ...Read more
Ask your pharmacist: It is best to ask the prescribing doctor and also the pharmacist who fills the prescription. ...Read more
Paracetamol mefanami: Yes taking both together is not an issue. As always take only what is prescribed. ...Read more
Mefenamic acid: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/mefenamic_acid.Get a more detailed answer ›
FDA package insert.: In the US, the FDA mandates that each prescription be dispensed with a "package insert" describing the medication's dosing, uses, side effects, & contraindications. According to that insert, patients should have told their doctor about hypertension before taking Mefenamate. If you did, it should be OK to take. If you stop/start any meds, tell your doctor (again) that you're taking Mefenamate. GL. ...Read more
Yes: This medicine only works in the cycle it is taken. ...Read more
Can I take co amoxiclav and mefenamic acid at the same time? Cause I'm having a hard time because of my UTI..
Taking tranexamic and mefenamic acid. Scared of side effects and clots forming elsewhere. Should I be worrying or is this safe?
I am currently on mefenamic acid due to heavy flow. It does lighten my flow however it seems to be making my flow longer. Is this normal?
Probably alright: This can be a possible side effect of the medication as it may affect the way your body reacts to the coagulation or clotting of your blood so may be prolonged some and in experience over time have seen this in many patients. Sometimes the actual bleeding changes in its flowing from you so this may seem longer as well. Hope this helps some if bad check with your provider. ...Read more
Not easily but:
It can cause GI problems thjat can lead to bleeding that may not be able to be resolved and death can ensue.
This is not something to od on but why would you want to take more that the right amount os any drug at all.
See a doctor soon to discuss you concerns. ...Read more
Some: People develop allergies due the creation of immune response to the drug on first exposure. The immune response produces antibodies to the drug. When re-challenged with the same drug the antibodies recognize the drug as a foreign and release large some of histamine to fight the foreign body ...Read more
Or your regular doc: Your pediatrician or internist can prescribe the medication as well as a gynocologist. ...Read more
Limited: Side effects are mostly limited to stomach upset. Every person is different but major side effects are rare. ...Read more
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