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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Can Crocin be taken for fever?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 3 years and 11 months old. She is suffering from a fever since last night. The temperature was between 101 and 102 F. She has been given three doses of Crocin suspension DS today and right now she has a 99.8 F fever after giving sponge. There are no other symptoms. Please...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Modi

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your clinical history, your child is suffering from fever since one day. Generally, the fever is seasonal and does not require any workup. Do give some antipyretics like Paracetamol to bring down the temperature. Do a cold sponging of the forehead...  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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 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

Neurologist, Child Health Specialist

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 »

Do I need to take Pause 500 to stop my heavy menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old, sexually inactive woman. My present weight is 77 kg and I have PCOD. Two months back, I tried a weight loss medication and my last period started on 12th, two months before. First I had spotting for 10 days and started bleeding heavily after that and it did not sto...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bleeding that started after missing Regestrone (Norethisterone) for three days is your withdrawal bleed where endometrial shed has started because you missed daily pills. Now, this endometrium cannot be repaired again by Regesterone once the bleeding has started. S...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest the treatment option for endometrial hyperplasia with atypia.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 56 years old female. I have heavy bleeding, and my endometrium is bulky. It is 15 mm. I have placed Mirena before four years, and I have removed it before two months. My doctor did a biopsy, and the report came as hyperplasia without atypia. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please say whether you had any menopausal or perimenopausal symptoms. Please mention whether you had irregular bleeding or scanty periods or whether there is a stoppage of periods. You have placed Mirena before four years. You can also have side effects. The side effect...  Read Full »

What is the exact dose of Meftal-P for a 22 months old?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter got fever since last night. It has been 24 hours and her fever is between 102 and 103.5 degree Fahrenheit. She has no other symptom till now. She is 22 months old. We are giving her Fevago drops. What can we do for her?  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, Paediatrician, Pediatric Allergy Asthma Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be a viral fever, so continue giving Paracetamol that is Fevago every 4 to 5 hours irrespective of fever. If fever is above 101 degree Fahrenheit, then start tepid sponging and give Meftal-P syrup (Mefenamic acid) instead of Paracetamol. If the fever...  Read Full »

Can the lower abdomen pain be due to ovulation?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two days, I am feeling a mild pain on my lower abdomen and having a feeling that my bowels are not getting cleared. I had my last period about two months back. My periods have become irregular since then. Last month, I got examined and was detected having a uterine fibroid...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to check for an ovulation pain or mittelschmerz is to check for LH (luteinizing hormone) surge with an ovulation kit. If the test is positive, then you are likely to ovulate or have ovulated already. The pain can also be due to submucosal fibroid. I sugge...  Read Full »

Is it possible to halt or postpone my periods temporarily?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female, and I have an upcoming event in which I have to perform. Unfortunately, my expected menstruations date is also on the same day. If I get my menstruation on the same day, I will not be able to perform at all. I have heard about temporarily halting your perio...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalaka Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is safe to postpone your periods. I need to know when was your last period and during which days you do not want the period this month. Also, how are your periods and its average length? After this information, I would be able to suggest medicine. Revert with more inf...  Read Full »

My 3 year old daughter has fever. Can I give her Meftal and Novamox?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has a fever since last night. It has been 24 hours, and her fever is between 102 and 103.5 degrees Fahrenheit. She has no other symptom till now. She is 3 years old. We are giving Pharmadol tablets. Can I give Meftal P and Novamox 125?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Asif

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will not recommend Meftal (Mefenamic acid) or Novamox (Amoxicillin) at this time. There are many different reasons for fever at this age including viral infections, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections. A fever means the body is trying to fight in...  Read Full »

Delayed periods after safe sex. Shall we go for pregnancy test?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected sex before 10 days of my period using condom. He did not ejaculate inside me. Before that day while having some foreplay a little amount of semen spilled near my vaginal area. Next day I took i-pill for safety concern. But I did not get my periods yet. Today is my due. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are very less chance of becoming pregnant as you had protected sex as well as you took i-pill within 24 hours of sex. Second thing, you can have irregular one or two cycle or your periods might get delayed as you have taken i-pill. You can do pregnancy test at hom...  Read Full »

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