Meftal Spas Tablet | Uses, Side Effects, Dosage and Price

Meftal Spas Tablet an exclusive and safe tablet produced by Blue Cross Laboratories. It is mainly used for the diagnosis or treatment to reduce menstrual pain, abdominal pain, fever, muscle aches, and excessive blood flow during periods. It is available in the form of injection, syrup, drops, tablet, suspension medicines from the medical store. It is not a cure for the problem but only provides temporary relief. Apart from this, it also provides relief from inflammation and muscle pain.

The effectiveness of this tablet is less than that of aspirin. The tablet contains herbal ingredients of Hipsaria Azadii and Guludoul which makes it safe and effective.  The strength of the tablet is between 10% and 25%. Women who are pregnant, can use this tablet. Meftal Spas Tablet may also be used for purposes that are not listed in this Meftal Spas Tablet medication guide.

Meftal Spas Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts) 

  • Dicyclomine 10mg is an anti cholinergic drug which acts as an anti spasmodic. It prevents contraction of muscles and relaxes the muscles in stomach and intestine
  • Mefenamic acid 250mg used to reduce mild to moderate pain.It works by blocking the production of certain chemical reactions that are responsible for causing pain and swelling.

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Meftal Spas Tablet

NameMeftal Spas Tablet
Price    ₹34.00 / 10 Tablet(s) in a Strip 
ManufacturerBlue Cross Labs
NaturePainkiller and muscle relaxant in menstruation in women
UsesMenstruation cramps, Period pain, Abdominal pain, Muscle pain
CompositionDicyclomine (10 mg) + Mefenamic acid (250 mg)
Side effectsNausea Or Vomiting, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Blurred Vision, Tiredness, etc
Country of OriginIndia
RxPrescription Required

What Is Meftal Spas Tablet?

Meftal Spas Tablet is a pain killer medicine used to reduce menstrual pain, abdominal pain, fever, muscle aches, and excessive blood flow during periods. It is not a cure for the problem but only provides temporary relief. The magic of this tablet lies in the combination of various ingredients in it, which work together to fight the disease and cure various ailments

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You can take this medicine with food or without eating food. It is better to take this medicine exactly as the doctor has prescribed you. You will see the improvement within 2 hours after taking the medicine. Do not stop using this medicine until told by the doctor.

The effect of this medicine may vary slightly depending on the person’s condition and weight. In most cases, the effect can be experienced approximately half an hour after taking the tablet.

Do not worry if you feel sleepy with the Meftal Spas medicine and the effect of the tablet lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.

Meftal Spas Tablet is completely banned for pregnant women, especially in the third trimester. Potential health hazards far outweigh the potential benefits. If you want to consume it early in pregnancy then you should consult a doctor.

It is not safe to drive the vehicle after the intake of the Meftal Spas Tablet as you may suffer from drowsiness, weakness, blurred vision, or coordination problems. These can cause problems while driving.

Use of Meftal Spas Tablet

Meftal Spas Tablet is used to provide relief from pain during heavy periods, irritable bowel syndrome, muscle cramps, muscle pain, abdominal pain, and many other conditions.

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Use of Meftal Spas Tablet
  1. Menstrual cramps - Also known as dysmenorrhea, menstrual cramps are cramping and throbbing pain in the lower abdomen. Many women experience menstrual cramps before or during menstruation. The tablet helps in relieving cramps.
  2. Heavy bleeding during periods - Every woman experiences her menstrual period differently. Some women have excessive bleeding while others have minimal bleeding. The thickness of the uterine wall is the main determinant of bleeding. It helps in controlling the excessive loss of blood during a period.

Who cannot use Meftal Spas Tablet?

Meftal Spas Tablet helps to treat women patients with severe menstrual bleeding, menstruation pain and heavy bleeding during periods. These women may want to consult your doctor as they are at risk of infection and serious risks such as haemorrhage if untreated.

Women patients undergoing treatment for cancer, cancer chemotherapy, chemotherapy related haemorrhage or premature menopause can also consider using this tablet. 

It is very important that you check with your doctor if this tablet is suitable for you. Most health care providers will advise pregnant women to avoid using meftal spas tablet. Some doctors consider it is not safe for breastfeeding women.

Also, Meftal Spas tablet cannot be taken if you are already taking aspirin. You should not take meftal spas tablet if you are on any kind of diuretic drug. 

If you have low levels of vitamin B6 and homocysteine and have symptoms such as shakiness, palpitations, sweats, nausea, and sweating, then you should avoid taking meftal spas tablet and take your doctor's advice.

Side Effects of Meftal Spas Tablet

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Meftal Spas Tablet . This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are likely to occur, but not always. 

Some side effects are rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

Many health issues are associated with Meftal spas Tablet. The side effects of the tablet include rash, irritation, cough and phlegm, throat tightness, lethargy, headache, vomiting, and many more. 
  • Having constipation problem.
  • Feeling dizzy 
  • To vomit
  • Abdominal pain
  • Redness and red spots appear on the skin.
  • Itching
  • Excessive sweating
  • Increased BP etc.
Meftal Spas Tablet also has some other side effects which are written in the side effects section. Such side effects of Meftal Spas Tablet usually do not last long and go away on their own once the treatment is over. However, if these problems persist for a long time, contact your doctor immediately.

Apart from this, the side effects of Meftal Spas during pregnancy are serious and the effects are serious for lactating mothers. Additionally, the effects of Meftal Spas on the liver, heart, and kidneys are discussed below in the warnings section for Meftal Spas.

Tablet of Meftal Spas is not recommended if you have pre-existing medical conditions like myasthenia gravis, kidney disease, asthma, as it can lead to side effects. 

Other conditions that can make you experience side effects when taking Meftal Spas have been further reported to Doctor.

Important Note – Asthma patients should not consume Meftal Spas tablets as they can be harmful to their health.

Precautions

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over-the-counter products (such as vitamins, oral supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions (eg pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Certain health problems can induce medicinal side effects. Take it as directed by your doctor or as printed on the product. The dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition continues or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Imperfect bowel obstruction risk with diarrhea
  • For hypertensive patients
  • For patients with ulcerative colitis
  • Do not forget to drive or operate machinery since this drug can cause drowsiness or blurred vision
  • Stop use and contact doctor if experiencing fever and heat stroke
  • For patients with known or suspected prostatic hypertrophy
  • Having coronary heart disease
  • Also the risk of mental illness
  • Have renal and hepatic impairment
  • For patients with liver or kidney disease
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Meftal Spas Tablet may change. This may increase the risk of side effects or prevent the drug from working. 

Tell your doctor about all the medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help prevent and eliminate drug reactions. Meftal Spas Tablet  may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Amantadine
  • Antacids
  • Antidiabetic medications
  • Antihistamines
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Captopril
  • Ciclosporin
  • Corticosteroids
  • Digoxin
  • Enalapril
Hypersensitivity to Meftal Spas Tablet  is a contraindication. In addition, Meftal Spas Tablet  should not be used if you have the following conditions
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Epilepsy
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pregnant
  • Glaucoma
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal immune disease
  • Acute ulcerative colitis
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Transient heart condition in severe bleeding

Avoid Meftal Spas Tablet During These Conditions

Meftal Spas Tablet is not to be used in the following situations and care must be taken to avoid its use during these conditions such that your doctors' advice is necessary when suffering from the following:

  1. Special precautions and consideration is warranted for the following individuals or physiological states.
  2. Avoid use Neonates and children due to risks of respiratory depression and/or failure.
  3. Asthma.
  4. Hyperthyroidism, Hypertension, Congestive heart failure, Cardiac arrhythmias, Coronary bypass graft surgery. Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
  5. Drowsiness may affect the ability to perform coordinated/ skilled tasks or to drive.
  6. Urinary retention, Paralytic ileus.
  7. Elderly.

How To Take/Consume Meftal Spas Tablet

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How To Consume Meftal Spas Tablet

Meftal Spas Tablet is available in tablet form. One tablet of the tablets contains about 2mg of antibacterial drugs and is usually taken twice a day. 

Take the Meftal Spas Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Its excesses can cause serious side effects such as decreased sexual performance, irregular heartbeat, reduced speaking, and difficulty in urinating. 

AdviceIt is advised that if you experience any side effects, you should consult a doctor immediately.

How Does Meftal Spas Tablet work?

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How Meftal Spas Tablet Work

Meftal Spas Tablets contain dicyclomine. It has an anticholinergic, which prevents sudden contractions thus relaxing the muscles of the intestine and also gives relief from menstrual pain. 

Mefenamic acid, the other ingredient in the tablet, is used to reduce mild to moderate pain. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical actions that are responsible for causing pain and inflammation.


Alternatives to Meftal Spas Tablet

The following medicines can be used in place of Meftal Spas Tablet.

  • Spascrush M 10 Mg/250 Mg Tablet Montana Remedies
  • Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
  • Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd Intaspas Tablet
  • Spasmonil Plus Tablet Cipla Ltd
  • Mefkind-Spas Tablet Mankind Pharma Ltd
  • Mefnum Spas 10 Mg/250 Mg TabletVintage Labs Pvt Ltd
  • Speedex-Spas Tablet Pharmasynth Formulations Ltd
  • Colimex MF 10 mg/250 mg Tablet Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
  • Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablet Indoco Remedies Ltd
  • Spasmofirst Tablet Wockhardt Ltd

Meftal Spas Tablet Dosage & How to Take Ingredients of Meftal Spas Medicine

Please remember that every patient and their case may be different. Hence, the dosage of Meftal Spas Tablet may vary depending on the disease, mode of administration, age of the patient, medical history of the patient, and other factors.

Do not take Meftal Spas Tablet if you have any of these Diseases

Do not take Meftal Spas Tablet if you have any of these diseases as it may make your condition worse. If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Meftal Spas unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  • Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • GERD
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Anemia
  • Liver Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Asthma

Meftal Spas Tablet Price and How To Buy

The price of Meftal Spas Tablet is Rs.46 but if you buy it online then you can get the same medicine at a discount of Rs.30 to Rs.35.

Other important Information on Meftal Spas Tablet

Not a single dose

In case you missed a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to your next dose, skip the dose you missed and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take a high dose to fill out the dose you missed. 

Consider asking the doctor if you are regularly missing a dose, setting up an alarm or asking to remind one member of your family. If you have missed several doses recently, please contact your doctor to discuss changes to your dosing schedule or new schedule to fill the dose you missed.

Overdosage of Meftal Spas Tablet

  • Do not take more than the prescribed amount. Taking more medications does not improve your complications; Instead, they can be toxic or cause serious side effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Meftal Spas Tablet , please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring the pharmaceutical box, container, or label with you to assist the doctor in providing necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicine even if other people are in the same situation or appear to be in the same situation. This can lead to excessive consumption.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Expired Meftal Spas Tablet

Taking a single dose of expired Meftal Spas Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event . However, if you are sick or ill, discuss with your primary care provider or pharmacist. An expired drug may not be effective in treating your recommended ailments. For safe use, no expired medication should be taken. 

If you have chronic illnesses such as heart conditions, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you may need to take medication regularly, so it is safe to contact your primary care provider so that you can get an expired supply of medication.

Frequently Asked Questions about Meftal Spas Tablet

  • Is the use of Meftal Spas Tablet safe for pregnant women?

There are many dangerous side effects of Meftal Spas for pregnant women, so do not take it without medical advice

  • Is the use of Meftal Spas Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are pregnant or recently gave birth consume Meftal Spas Tablet, they should eat it only after asking the doctor, otherwise, it can have many fatal consequences.

  • What is the effect of Meftal Spas Tablet on the Kidneys?

You can consume Meftal Spas without knowing its harmful effects on kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Meftal Spas Tablet on the liver?

It has very mild side effects on the liver, which you may not even realize.

  • What is the effect of Meftal Spas Tablet on the Heart?

Very few harmful effects of Meftal Spas have been observed on the heart
  • What are the side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Meftal Spas Tablet?
Alcohol reduces the effectiveness of the medicine and it has many side effects with Meftal Spas Tablet. Therefore, take it only on the instructions of the doctor.