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Meftal Vs Crocin
My daughter is having 102 fever she is 2 yrs old.how much meftal p shuld i give with crocin also repeat the medicines in how much interval?
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Crocin is a fever reducer. It may be used.
This is not a drug we use in the US
It is more important to determine the cause of the fever.
Treating the fever may make her feel better, but it is important to treat the cause.
So if it persists, please have her seen by your family doctor ...Read more
My daughter is 2 yrs old, she has 102 fever .how much meftal p shuld be given with crocin syrup .also in how much hours repeat the medicine?
ConsultYourPediatric: Meftal-P is NOT recommended in children under the age of 15 yrs. Crocin syrup depends on which formulation you have. Check the packaging material or label and follow the directions based on your child's weight or age. If you don't have access to this information then it's best to take your child to their physician before administering medications if you are not sure of the dosage. ...Read more
My son is 113 CM 4 yrs 17.5 kg how much meftal p can be given if he has continuous high fever even after crocin.
No to meftal: Meftal is not available in the US, but from everything that I have read on-line including articles published from NIH states that Meftal is NOT recommended in children.If the fever is high and your child is lethargic,not drinking etc then take him to a doctor.If he's otherwise doing ok then it's okay to just watch.Remember fever is an immune response to fight infection.It's a good to a point ...Read more
I don't understand: I don't understand what "meftal spas" is. Do you have more information about what this is? Is it a medication? What type? ...Read more
Possible: Heat can increase blood flow and make periods heavier. ...Read more
I take meftal spas almost every month since past 5yrs..I am 29 now n TTC. If I continue taking it till I concieve,will it affect in anyway ?
Im giving meftal suspension 5ml 3 times a day to my 20 months old daughter.She has 101ºcfever with chills.Am i giving the madicine in right dosage.
Meftal suspension: You don't give your childs weight, but the dosage is 25 mg/ kilo in divided doses. ...Read more
In case the pain doesn't subside we will admit you doc has prescribed meftal spas and bake twice a day could it be cancer ?
Whaaaaa???: Friend, I have no earthly clue of what you mean. Please restate it in a way we understand it, and maybe someone here will be able to help you. Best to you. ...Read more
My son is 2.6 years old .He was eating less food for past 3 days. Today he is also having fever for which we gave him meftal-p suspension.Plz guide .
I used to take meftal spas in india during menstrual cramps.We recently moved to u.S.Can you please suggest tablet which is equivalent to meftal here?
Is "Phexin 500 3 times a day"
"Piriton CS 5ml 2 times a day" &
"Meftal Forte 3 times a day" bad? why am I getting weak and tired? and fever persists.
Impossible to answer: This combination of meds makes no sense to me. No one can diagnosis over the internet with such little specifics provided. Get another opinion. ...Read more
Is meftal spas tablet bad during pregnancy? I feel I'm 3 weeks pregnant and I took 1 meftal spas tablet by mistake for leg pain.. I'm concerned
I had fever for the last 5 days Which has now gone.i had meftal forte tab twice E.D my concern is about the ITCHING in my hands n feet. What to do ?
Allergy?: This is a NSAID drug, which commonly cause allergic reactions. Is there a rash? In any case, med should be stopped and if itching continues then medical care is recommended. ...Read more
Pleasedoctor help me to treat biliary gastritis,distal oesophagitis caused due to prolonged use of painkillers during periods.avg 8 meftal spas /month?
My 4 yr son had vomited 2-3 times and has stomach ache. Shall we give him Meftal Spas Suspension/Domstal? If yes, then how much? His weight is 19.4 Kg
Vomiting: A better medicine is Ondam moth dissolving tablet or syrup . 1 tab is good . ...Read more
My wife gets lot of stomach pain during menstrual periods. How to reduce this pain wthout tablets? Is meftal spas safe during pregnancy planning
Meftal Spas: Meftal Spas is a combination of Dicycloverine (antispasmotic), Mefenamic Acid (anti-inflammatory) & Simeticone (anti-flatulent) sold only in India. Mefenamic Acid is an NSAID that is considered Pregnancy Category C while Simeticone is available OTC. Check out http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy-categories.html. ...Read more
Hello doctor actually am breast feeding. Can i take meftal spas for my stomach pain during my periods. Is it safe to take while breastfeeding. Thank u?
Meftal spas: Yes meftal spas can be taken during breast feeding with caution.Consult your obstetrician for any concern. ...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
What if my friend overdose more then 6 tablets of pontalon each contains 250mg of mefenamic acid ?
Drug overdose: Call your Poison control center.Get a more detailed answer ›