Meclofenamate Sodium Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Meclofenamate Sodium: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Meclofenamate 100mg Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 3000 MYLAN 3000 

What is this Medicine?

MECLOFENAMATE (me kloe fen AM ate) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used to treat painful menstrual periods.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Meclofenamate Sodium: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule

NDC: 003783000
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Dysmenorrhea, Mild Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Moderate Pain

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Migraine, Headache

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 3000 MYLAN 3000 
Shape: capsule
Color: brown,white

Reported Side Effects for Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule

Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Macular Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lupus-like Symptoms Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
10.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Meclofenamate Sodium 100mg Capsule(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Meclofenamate Sodium)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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