meclofenamate; Meclomen

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GENERIC NAME: meclofenamate

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Meclomen, Meclodium

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Meclofenamate is used for the relief of mild to moderate pain. It also is used to treat dysmenorrhea (painful periods), idiopathic heavy menstrual blood loss, and relief of the signs and symptoms of acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Off label uses include ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that mainly affects the spine) and vascular headache.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects are:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2016



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