Mefenamic Acid

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Mefenamic Acid

Drug Info for mefenamic acid

Mefenamic acid is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, including menstrual pain (pain that happens before or during a menstrual period). Mefenamic acid is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

Mefenamic Acid is used in patients 14 years and older to relieve pain. It decreases the hormone in the body that causes inflammation and pain. Mefenamic Acid is used only for short-term (7 days or less). This drug is also used to relieve menstrual cramps.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to mefenamic acid, aspirin, or similar medicines. Do not use it right before or after a heart surgery called coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. Do not use this medicine during the later part of a pregnancy, unless your doctor tells you to.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, asthma, high blood pressure, heart or blood vessel problems, heart failure, a recent heart attack, or a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding problems. Tell your doctor if you smoke or drink alcohol.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Increased risk of blood clots, heart attack, stroke, or heart failureStomach or bowel problems (including bleeding, ulcers, or perforation)Liver problemsHigh blood pressureKidney problemsSerious skin reactions, including exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)

This medicine may cause a delay in ovulation for women and may affect their ability to have children. If you plan to have children, talk with your doctor before using this medicine.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Liver problems may occur while you are using this medicine. Stop using this medicine and check with your doctor right away if you are having more than one of these symptoms: abdominal pain or tenderness; clay-colored stools; dark urine; decreased appetite; fever; headache; itching; loss of appetite; nausea and vomiting; skin rash; swelling of the feet or lower legs; unusual tiredness or weakness; or yellow eyes or skin.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Skin rash or blisters with fever.

Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and lightheadedness.

Sudden or severe headache.

Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet.

Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

Vomiting blood or something that looks like coffee grounds.

Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

Do not use aspirin or any other NSAID medicine (including diflunisal, ibuprofen, naproxen, salsalate) unless your doctor says it is okay.

Some medicines can affect how mefenamic acid works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Aspirin, cyclosporine, digoxin, fluconazole, lithium, methotrexate, pemetrexed, trimethoprimBlood pressure medicine (including ACE inhibitors, ARBs, beta blockers)Blood thinner (including warfarin)Diuretic (water pill)Medicine to treat depression (including SNRIs, SSRIs)Steroid medicineStomach medicine (including antacids)

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

This medicine may cause bleeding in your stomach or intestines. This is more likely if you have had a stomach ulcer in the past, if you smoke or drink alcohol regularly, if you are over 60 years old, if you are in poor health, or if you are using certain other medicines (a steroid medicine or a blood thinner).

You should not use mefenamic acid for more than 7 days unless your doctor tells you to.

This medicine may cause a serious type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Call your doctor right away if you have a rash; itching; hoarseness; trouble breathing; trouble swallowing; or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth while you are using this medicine.

Serious skin reactions can occur with this medicine. Check with your doctor right away if you have blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin; red skin lesions; severe acne or skin rash; sores or ulcers on the skin; or fever or chills while you are using this medicine.

Liver problems may occur while you are using this medicine. Stop using this medicine and check with your doctor right away if you are having more than one of these symptoms: abdominal pain or tenderness; clay-colored stools; dark urine; decreased appetite; fever; headache; itching; loss of appetite; nausea and vomiting; skin rash; swelling of the feet or lower legs; unusual tiredness or weakness; or yellow eyes or skin.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

  • Sudden and severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, and lightheadedness.
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
  • Problems with vision, speech, or walking.
  • Shortness of breath, cold sweat, and bluish-colored skin.
  • Sudden or severe headache.
  • Vomiting blood or something that looks like coffee grounds.
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet.
  • Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Bloody or black, tarry stools, severe stomach pain, vomiting blood or material that looks like coffee grounds
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate
  • Chest pain that may spread, trouble breathing, coughing up blood, unusual sweating, fainting
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Numbness or weakness on one side of your body, sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking
  • Rapid weight gain, swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Skin rash or blisters with fever.
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Ringing in your ears.
  • Constipation, diarrhea, passing gas, stomach upset
  • Mild skin rash and itching skin.
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion or gas.
  • Problems with your vision.
  • Rapid weight gain, or unexpected weight loss.
  • Mild heartburn, nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain or upset.
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