Meftal P is a drug used to treat mild to moderate pain associated with menstrual cramps, headache and joint pain. It has a composition of Mefenamic acid. This is a type of NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug).
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Can Meftal be given for high fever in a baby?
Query: Hello doctor, My baby is having a fever. Morning around 8 it was 100. I have given him Crocin. Around 12.30 his temp was 101.3. So I have given him Meftal P. Now (5.30) again the temperature is 100.3. What should I give him now? Crocin or Meftal? What should be the time gap? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I got your concern. Initially, it looks like a viral fever. Let us wait and watch for the pattern of fever. Yes, for fever, if less than 100 F, do just tap water sponging all over the body. If 100 F to 102 F, give Paracetamol as and when the fever comes with a gap of... Read Full »