COMPOSITIONMEFTAL – P SuspensionEach 5 ml Contains:Mefenamic Acid IP100 mgMEFTAL-P TabletsEach Dispersible Tablet Contains:Mefenamic Acid IP100 mgINDICATIONSPyrexia in children; as an anti-inflammatory analgesic for the symptomatic relief of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (including Still’s Disease); pain including muscular, traumatic and dental pain; headaches of most etiology; post-operative pain.DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATIONOral: It is recommended that children under 12 years of age should be given MEFTAL-P in the usual dose of 25 mg / kg of bodyweight daily, in divided doses. Table below gives dosage recommendations for various age groups:
|Age of the Child||Recommended dose * of|
|MEFTAL-P Suspension||MEFTAL-P Tablet|
|6 months to under 2 years||2.5 ml||½ tablet|
|2 years to under 5 years||5 ml||One tablet|
|5 years to under 9 years||7.5 ml||1 ½ tablet|
|9 years to 12 years||10 ml||Two tablets|
10 tablets per strip.
60 ml bottle.