meclofenamate; Meclomen (cont.)

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It is important to note that people who take NSAIDs such as meclofenamate may have a higher risk of having a heart attack or a stroke than people who do not take these medications. Meclofenamate may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in the stomach or intestine. The risk may be higher for people who take NSAIDs for a longer period of time, are older in age, have poor health, or drink large amounts of alcohol.

If patients experience any of the following symptoms they should stop taking meclofenamate and call their doctor:

nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat pain and inflammation. Other NSAIDS include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2016

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