Tolfenamic acid

 

 

General English name: Tolfenamic acid

Brand: Clotam Rapid

Application: Treatment of migraine

 

Pharmaceutical forms of telfenamic acid

Tablet

 

 

Telfenamic acid drug information

The correct amount and method of taking telfenamic acid

Contraindications to the use of telfenamic acid

Consumption of telfenamic acid during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Tolfenamic acid consumption on driving

Drug interaction of telfenamic acid

Tolfenamic acid warning

Side effects of taking telfenamic acid

Side effects of Tolfenamic acid overdose (tolfenamic acid poisoning)

Storage conditions of Tolfenamic acid

 

 

 

Telfenamic acid drug information

It is thought that the activity of certain chemicals in the brain increases and as a result, wrong signals are sent to the parts of the brain that cause migraine symptoms. It is also not clear why these chemical changes occur in people with migraines. Many migraine attacks occur for no apparent reason, but in some people, factors such as drinking or certain foods may trigger the attack. Tolfonamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the pain of migraine attacks.

 

The correct amount and method of taking telfenamic acid

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Tolfenamic acid varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your neurologist has told you. As soon as you feel migraine pain and headache start, take a 200 mg tablet of Tolfenamic acid, then if your pain does not go away, you can use the dose again every 1-2 hours.

It is best to take telfenic acid tablets with food or snacks.

 

Contraindications to the use of telfenamic acid

Note the expiration date of the drug telfenamic acid and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give Tolfenamic acid to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with telfenamic acid, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Consumption of telfenamic acid during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of Tolfenamic acid consumption on driving

Tolfonamic acid causes drowsiness, so avoid driving and working with machinery to relieve these symptoms.

 

Drug interaction of telfenamic acid

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

If you are taking medicines that cause drowsiness, tell your doctor or pharmacist, including: alcohol, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), sleeping pills or anxiety medications (such as alprazolam). ), Diazepam, zolpidem, muscle relaxants, and analgesics and painkillers (such as codeine).

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergies or cough and cold medicines) because some of them are made up of substances that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist how to use them so that you can use them safely.

 

Tolfenamic acid warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking telfenamic acid:

  •     If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  •     If you or a loved one has a liver problem.
  •     If you are over 65 or under 18 years old.
  •     If you have asthma or other allergy problems.
  •     If you have a kidney problem.
  •     If you have a cardiovascular problem.
  •     If your blood pressure is high.
  • If you have a stomach ulcer, ulcerative colitis or gastrointestinal inflammation.
  •     If you have an inflammatory disease called systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE).
  •     If you have ever had a blood clotting problem.
  •     If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  •  If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of taking telfenamic acid

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

Feeling sick (nausea and vomiting): Try to eat simple foods without spices.

    feeling sleepy

    Diarrhea

    Constipation

    Stomach pain, indigestion

    Heartburn

Important Note: Tolfenamic acid may cause serious side effects. Although these side effects are rare, see your doctor right away if you have any of the following symptoms:

    Shortness of breath

    Severe heartburn

    Bloody stools

    Bloody vomiting

    Skin rash and allergic symptoms

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Tolfenamic acid.

 

Side effects of Tolfenamic acid overdose (tolfenamic acid poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as coma, severe drowsiness, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of Tolfenamic acid

    Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

    Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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