Medi Soft Pharma
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's belongs to the class of drugs known as 'non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug' (NSAID). Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's is used in the reduction of musculoskeletal pain due to tissue injury, resolution of post surgery inflammation and oedema (swollen tissue with fluid). Pain can be temporary (acute) or long term(chronic) in nature. Musculoskeletal pain can be caused due to soft tissues (muscle, tendon, and ligaments) injury. Extreme tissue pain and inflammation caused due to sprains, strains or trauma or post-surgery may require a prolonged amount of time to heal.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's is a fixed-dose combination composed of three medicines namely: Diclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. Diclofenac works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as cyclo-oxygenase (COX) which causes pain and swelling at the injured or damaged tissue site. Paracetamol acts as a mild analgesic (mild pain reducer) and antipyretic (fever reducer) which enhances the pain relief action of Diclofenac. Third medicine i.e. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant, helps by blocking nerve impulses or pain sensations sent by the brain and causes relaxation of muscles.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's can be taken with or after the meal. To avoid stomach upset Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's can be taken with food or milk. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not take Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's if your pain lasts for more than ten days or fever lasting for more than three days. Do not take a double dose if you missed one dose. Like all medicines, Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Most of the side effects of Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's are drowsiness, constipation, diarrhoea, stomach upset, slight discolouration of urine, and ringing or buzzing sounds in the ears. In case of any discomfort, speak with your doctor.
Do not take Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's if you are allergic to painkillers like aspirin, paracetamol, naproxen or diclofenac. It is not recommended for use in children, people with liver disease, heart disease or gastric ulcers/bleeding problems. Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's may be associated with a small increase in the risk of heart attack (myocardial infarction). Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may damage your liver and cause even more side effects on taking this drug. Consult your doctor if your symptoms of pain, inflammation and fever do not disappear even after ten days.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's is composed of three medicines namely: Diclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. Diclofenac works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as cyclo-oxygenase (COX) which causes pain and swelling at the injured or damaged tissue site. Paracetamol acts as a mild analgesic (mild pain reducer) and antipyretic (fever reducer) which enhances the pain relief action of Diclofenac. Third medicine i.e. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant, helps by blocking nerve impulses or pain sensations sent by the brain and causes relaxation of muscles.
Intake of Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's should be avoided in liver disease (like jaundice) and cardiovascular disease (like coronary heart disease). Contact your doctor if you have signs of liver disease like feeling exhausted, dark urine, not feeling hungry, stomach pain or upset, light coloured stools or yellow skin/eyes. After taking if you have possible allergic symptoms like difficulty in breathing, difficulty in swallowing, lips/face/throat swelling, chest tightness, or skin rash, contact the doctor immediately. Ensure your doctor is aware if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, breastfeeding, allergic to Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's or any other painkillers like aspirin, the problem of stomach ulcer or gastric bleeding, or taking any other OTC multivitamins, multi-minerals supplements.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's is shown to interact with various drugs. Some of them include pain killers (naproxen, aspirin, ibuprofen, tramadol, hydrocodone, oxycodone), blood pressure-related drugs (lisinopril, hydrochlorothiazide), blood thinner (rivaroxaban, warfarin), anti-depressant (duloxetine), acidity lowering drug (cimetidine), and steroids (prednisone). These drugs may affect the working of Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's and may alter its efficacy.
Drug-Food Interaction: Excessive intake of caffeine-containing food or drinks like coffee, tea, chocolate and some fizzy drinks should be avoided while taking Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's. Taking together may lead to drowsiness and dizziness and sleepiness.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's should not recommend for people having bleeding disorders, like haemophilia, von Willebrand disease or low blood platelets. Besides this, it should not be given in the condition of liver disease like jaundice, alcoholism and PKU phenylketonuria (birth defect with an excess of protein in the body).
Alcohol should not be consumed with Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's as it leads to excessive drowsiness
Only consume Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's, if you are prescribed by a doctor
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's does not pass on to the child significantly via breast milk, consult your doctor before using Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's may affect driving ability as it causes dizziness.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 12 years of age without doctor's consent. For children above 12 years, dose to be adjusted and recommended by a child specialist only.
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Musculoskeletal pain is generally caused by disorders of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or a combination. Injuries (mostly sports related injury) are the most common cause of musculoskeletal pain. Muscle pain (myalgia) can be caused due to injury, infection, loss of blood flow to the muscle, infection, or a tumour. Extreme tissue pain and inflammation caused due to sprains, strains, or trauma or post-surgery may require a prolonged amount of time to heal
Meriflam-MR Tablet 10's
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