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Meclofenamate Sodium

meclofenamate
Meclofenamate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Meclofenamate works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Meclofenamate is used to treat fever or mild to moderate pain in adults. Meclofenamate is also used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in adults, and juvenile arthritis in children who are at least 14 years old. Meclofenamate is also used to treat menstrual pain or heavy menstrual bleeding. Meclofenamate is sometimes used long-term to treat symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis, gouty arthritis, or shoulder pain caused by bursitis or tendinitis. Meclofenamate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
meclofenamate
DRUG TYPE
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

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Meclofenamate can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses, or if you have heart disease. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).

Meclofenamate may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. These conditions can occur without warning while you are using meclofenamate, especially in older adults.

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Meclofenamate Sodium capsule 100 mg50 mg

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