Mefenamic Acid

Mefenamic acid belongs to the anthranilic acid derivatives class of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory group of drugs. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain and migraine associated with menstruation.

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Why do I have on and off pain in my breast?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having on and off pain in my left breast. Is it a serious issue to think about? Would you please check my report and tell me the reason for the breast pain? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Saquib Alam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Breast pain could be due to various reasons. Kindly answer me the following to help you better;1) Do you the pain always, or is it just near your periods?2) Do you have a fever? 3) Could you please explain the nature of the pain?4) Is there any swelling, redness, or rashes ...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe pain from my tummy to vagina and anus?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having severe pain from my tummy to my vagina and anus area. I feel exhausted, and my hands are cold. My flank hurts on my left-hand side, and the pain radiates to that area too. What can this be? I am also having vaginal bleeding. My symptoms are chronic, and the pain is on and of...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms are suggestive of some urinary problems like a renal stone. Is there any problem while urinating like burning, blood, etc. You should get one ultrasound of kidneys called KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) and pelvis to detect kidney stone. Also, ultrasound wi...  Read Full »

My girlfriend has prolonged periods after taking a birth control pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend, but I did not ejaculate. As a precaution, she took birth control pill. She is having lower abdominal pain for more than 10 days. And her periods are also prolonged. Please suggest an appropriate solution. I asked the same question to a doctor, and I was as...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are only two possibilities for prolonged periods and pain. It might be the side effect of the contraceptive pill. OCP being a powerful hormone causes these kinds of symptoms. It might be the failure of the tablet. It might be pregnancy and in an aborting phase, bec...  Read Full »

Why is my bleeding not stopping even after taking Pause-MF tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, A month back, I had spotting, but I started to bleed the next month but not stopped. I take paused Tablet Pause-MF for three days which I took twice daily, and I have the polycystic ovarian disease. Two years back, I had the same complaint, and my doctor suggested Tablet Ovral L. One ...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal condition in which there are irregular periods. Sometimes there is a very little hormone for a cycle to go through and there is reduced bleeding, spotting, or even absence of periods. This can be followed by a perio...  Read Full »

I have migraine, and I have consulted many doctors, but I am unable to cure it. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. My height is 163 cm and weight 63 kg. I have a migraine, and I have consulted many doctors, but I am unable to cure it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Riazahmed Syed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Migraine is a chronic illness and can not be cured completely but changing the lifestyle do help a lot to alleviate the problem to a great extent. You can use pain aborting medication like Ponstan 1 gram (Mefenamic acid) at times of severe pain, and if you have nause...  Read Full »

My 6-year-old daughter has a fever with cough. How to help her?

Query: Hi doctor, My 6 year old daughter was having fever since last night. Fever was between 100 and 101 degrees Fahrenheit. Initially, baby felt cold and her feet were cold as well. But, later on even the feet became hot. I administered syrup Calpol 5 mL once at 10 PM. Child's weight is around 34 kg, sli...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would suggest you to continue giving Paracetamol every 4 to 6 hours for at least two to three days irrespective of fever. As her weight is 34 kg, I would suggest you increase the dose to 7.5 mL of 250mg per 5 mL suspension. Generally, viral fe...  Read Full »

My daughter suffers with heavy periods and weight gain. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 15 years old and weighs 99 kg. She has immense pains during periods following which she cannot go to school for around 10 days a month. She has PCOS. She is in grade 10. She was on tablet Deviry and Ovacare. She also faints at times during periods. Earlier, she used to blee...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. She is a case of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). She is having anovulatory cycles with decreased estradiol levels and painful menses with severe premenstrual symptoms. She needs to be placed on low dose oral contraceptive pills for at least three to six months and M...  Read Full »

I am getting extremely painful period. If I skip my period my taking continuous birth control pill, will it be harmful?

Query: Hello doctor, My questions are regarding my painful period. I used to have extremely painful period every month, similar to contractions. I am unable to drive, work, or do normal activities while on period. Birth control pills were prescribed (to control acne) and lower the pain last year. Medicine...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Painful periods are widespread, and they usually get resolved with pills. But if you still think that your pain is not getting fixed with those, then you might try pain killers like Mefenamic acid during your periods. And yes, that is possible to go without periods ...  Read Full »

I bled abnormally along with pelvic pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a month ago, but I used I-pill. Also, I had my period two weeks ago. Yesterday morning, when I went to the restroom, I bled a lot. It was not a normal bleeding and it was abundant. Also, I have pelvic pain and started to have lower stomach pain. Does that mean I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there are chances that you might be pregnant and might be aborting. Please get a serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) done. It is a blood test to detect pregnancy. Also, get an ultrasound done to see if the uterus is completely evacuated or not. I sug...  Read Full »

How to get rid of phlegm?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 2.6 years old. His weight is 12 kg. He is a healthy and active child. But, he is getting coughs and cold at least once in a month for the past three months. Currently, he has a fever for the past two days (101 degree) and cold from today morning. I am giving him Cetirizine and...  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son was having frequent infections for the last three months. Is there any source from which he might be getting it? Please try to identify it like whether he started going to school or any family member having the same symptoms. Then, probably try to rectify that...  Read Full »

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