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Mel OD 15mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Meloxicam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Mel OD 15mg Tablet helps in the treatment of arthritis, and is known as a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It thus reduces pain, stiffness of the bones and swelling as well.

Mel OD 15mg Tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your medical professional. The drug should be taken orally, along with a glass of water, unless discourage by your doctor. Avoid lying down for about 10 minutes just after consuming a dose. The drug is available in both tablet and liquid form. In case you are taking liquid Mel OD 15mg Tablet, make sure that you shake the bottle before each dose. Use a measuring device to ensure that you take the precise dose as prescribed. Avoid using a table spoon or tea spoon in this case. If you suffer from a bad stomach because of Mel OD 15mg Tablet, it is best that the drug is taken along with milk or food. An antacid may also help relieve the symptoms of a stomach upset.

A few common side effects related to Mel OD 15mg Tablet are stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea and dizziness. The drug can also cause high blood pressure, thus doctors generally advise regular BP checks to patients taking Mel OD 15mg Tablet. If the side effects tend to get severe inform the doctor and seek relevant treatment.

In addition to its intended effect, Mel OD 15mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Taking meloxicam with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Meloflex 15mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Meloxicam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Zydol 50Mg Suspension
TWINEASE 200MG TABLET ER
NYCI 100MG TABLET
NIQ 200MG TABLET DT
What are you using Mel OD 15mg Tablet for?
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Popular Questions & Answers

My uric acid is 6.5 .I have swelling in both legs ankles with severe pain. I would like to know why there is swelling in ankles with pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
My uric acid is 6.5 .I have swelling in both legs ankles with severe pain. I would like to know why there is swelling...
This is due to deposit of uric acid in the affected area. Also due to venous congestion/bad kidney function this can happen Please take Apis mel 30 thrice daily for next 7 days continue treatment

Hi, My wife is experiencing swollen lips This has been happening on and off since the last 3 to 4 months.Please suggest me something.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
You may give her Homoeopathic Medicine Apis Mel 30 TDs for one day... See if it helps... It is advisable to take proper treatment if you want permanent solution...

Popular Health Tips

Know More About Allergies

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Know More About Allergies

 What is An Allergy or Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis?

An allergy is an exaggerated immune response to substances (allergens) that are generally not harmful, such as tree or grass pollen, molds, pet dander, food or dust mites. Your immune system overreacts to these allergens by producing antibodies called Immunoglobulin E (IgE). IgE antibodies travel to cells and release certain chemicals that cause allergy symptoms. Seasonal allergic rhinitis is also called 'hay fever' or 'allergic rhinitis'. Rhinitis is another word for stuffy or runny nose. Other symptoms, such as a scratchy throat, cough, sneezing, and red and itchy eyes are also common with seasonal allergies.

When Does Hay Fever Most Frequently Occur?

Allergies that occur throughout the year (perennial allergic rhinitis) are often due to a year-round sensitivity to animal dander, dust mites or cockroaches. Seasonal allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, most often occurs in the spring and fall seasons.

Trees, grasses and ragweed release airborne pollen during spring and summer, while concentrations of mold spores are higher in summer and fall. An individual’s specific hay fever season is fairly predictable and may occur year after year.

How Do I Know Which Allergy I Have?

A doctor can evaluate your allergy, help pinpoint the most likely cause, and advise on the most appropriate treatment. Your doctor will check your family history of allergies, ask about specific symptoms and when they occur, and question you about other allergy-related disorders, such as asthma, hives or eczema. Your nose, eyes and throat will be checked during a physical exam.

Pinpointing the actual allergy may be easy in those with a predictable response to a given substance. In others, a blood test or referral to a specialist may be needed.

Is There Any Way to Prevent Hay Fever?(PREVENTION)

Yes! One way to help prevent allergies is to stay away from the allergen, but in many cases, this is not practical or possible.

1)staying indoors as much as possible during the allergy season,
2) keeping doors and windows closed, 
3)using the dryer to dry clothes, and cooling the house down with an air conditioner may help.
4) Wear a face mask if you can't avoid yard work or ask somebody to do it for you.
5) Always shower and wash your hair before bedtime to remove any pollen that may have accumulated on your skin and hair during the day. 
6)The use of HEPA filters in the home to trap particles such as pollen and dust can also be effective.

How HOMOEOPATHY is Available For Allergy Prevention?

HOMOEOPATHY do wonders in allergy. 

  • Histamine – allergic to dust, strong perfumes
  • Natrum Mur – allergic to bread; acidic food
  • Kali Bich – allergic to beer; malt liquor
  • Sepia – allergic to warm boiled milk
  • Hepar Sulph – allergic to cod liver oil
  • Carbo Veg – Allergic to aspirin; bad liquors, salt butter, bad eggs, poultry items
  • Sulphur – allergic to antibiotic
  • Bryonia – allergic to castor oil
  • Nux Vom – allergic to coffee
  • Apis Mel – allergic to heat
  • Arsenic Album -Allergic to cold drinks; fruits; rotten foods, iodine
  • Dulcamara – allergic to dampness
  • Ailanthus – allergic to smell of flowers
  • Thuja – allergic to sweets; fatty meats, onion
  • Argentum nit – allergic to sugar
  • Tellurium – allergic to rice
  • Petrolium – allergic to cabbage
  • Nitri-spiritus dulcus – allergic to cheese
  • Justicia adhatoda – allergic to dust; coryza with profuse nasal discharge and sneezing in the evening.
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Kidney Disorders - Homeopathic Remedies For Them!

MBBS, MD (PSM), M.F.Hom (London)
Homeopath, Nagpur
Kidney Disorders - Homeopathic Remedies For Them!

Kidney failure or infections are usually unsafe and serious diseases. Their consequences affect every single other organ in the body. Minor problems in the kidney may demonstrate no side effects. However, when the sickness progresses, it can bring about numerous serious indications, for example, seizure, tissue squandering, gastrointestinal bleeding and a failure state. Total kidney failure requires routine dialysis until a transplant operation can be performed.

Homeopathy, on the other hand, is a very effective cure for kidney problems. It eradicates the problem from its roots and helps prevent any further diseases and problems in the kidney. Homoeopathic solutions have had been successful in treating kidney diseases for which standard prescription give no cure and are not effective. Some of the homoeopathic cures are as follows:

  1. Ammonium carb's rubrics: Taken when there is excruciating pee. This includes white, burning, insufficient, painful or orange urine with drowsiness and weakness.
  2. Apis mel's rubrics: These are used when there is general oedema or swelling, kidney aggravation and inability to pass urine.
  3. Arsenic alb's rubrics: This occurs when there is trouble in passing urine. Also useful in case of uremia, nephritis, urgent need to urinate or urinating without knowing.
  4. Aurum met's rubrics: When there is difficulty in maintenance of urine and the urine constitutes of mucous like residue.
  5. Berberis' rubrics: When there is hypertension, renal (kidney) stones, dull yellow or green urine and neuralgic pain originating from the kidneys.
  6. Cannabis indica’s rubric: Used in case of a urinary tract diseases.
  7. Cantharsis' rubrics: This is used in cases of delicacy in kidney regions, renal colic and nephritis (kidney irritation).
  8. Chelidonium's rubrics: These are effective when a person goes through the urge of urinating a lot at night when there are abundant urination and pale white pee.
  9. Cuprum Aas' rubrics: When there is kidney failure, excruciating pee and stained pee.
  10. Cuprum met's rubrics: It is used when a person goes through bed-wetting, extremely watery urine, and feels shooting pain in the urethra.
  11. Helonia's rubrics: Used when there is kidney irritation, albuminous (white) pee, sickliness, cramps and bluntness.
  12. Juniper's rubrics: Used when there is difficulty in retaining water.
  13. Kali carb's rubric: Used in case of kidney stones, and is a general solution for problems in the kidneys.
  14. Sanicula's rubrics: Used when the bladder is swollen, there are kidney stones and kidney irritation.
  15. Terebinthum's rubrics: When there is blood in the urine, kidney irritation and urinary tract aggravation.
  16. Urea's rubrics: In cases of are general oedema (swelling because of water maintenance) and extreme pain in the urethra.
  17. Opium's rubrics: Used in cases of uremia (a type of blood disease), general oedema, dark stool, white urine, concealment of urine, swelling of the stomach, mucous-like urine and uremic shakings. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.
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Homeopathic Tips That Make Everyday Life Better

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Homeopathic Tips That Make Everyday Life Better

In your everyday life, it is quite common to experience several first aid and domestic health emergencies. This may include many health conditions, which are minor in nature, but require medical attention. Accidents like cuts, bites, grazes, bruises, bumps and burns can occur any time. Equally common headaches, cramps and ailments, which include cold, cough, flu, viral fever, sore throats, indigestion and several others.

And, homeopathic medicines are a great, natural remedy for effectively treating the above mentioned health conditions. So here are some common homeopathic medicines, which you should keep in your first aid box in order to treat common health issues:

  1. Arnica: This is a very famous and common homeopathic medicine used to treat all kinds of injuries. It acts as an instant pain reliever and by taking it immediately after an injury, quick results are obtained. It gives relief to internal cuts and bruises by a process called extravasation, which involves the breaking of tissues beneath the skin. Effective healing of bruises, cuts and other injuries is also provided. It also helps in relieving the mind in case of any emotional trauma.

  2. Aconite: This homeopathic medicine works effectively in treating several physical and emotional conditions. It successfully treats ailments such as cough, cold, sore throatfever and all conditions related to exposure and cold. Aconite can also calm the anxiety in patients.

  3. Apis Mel: This homeopathic medicine treats bee stings. It can be taken after being stung by a bee or wasp and if stinging pain is felt along with inflammation. It is also used to treat heat rashes and conditions where the skin gets swollen. This medicine is a diuretic and encourages the body to release water.

  4. Argentum Nitricum: This homeopathic medicine is useful in treating anxiety and tension. When a person is extremely worried about something, this medicine can be used to calm him down and provide mental relief. It can help avoid loose bowel movement which often occurs due to tension and sickness. You can take this before examinations, flights and sea voyages.

  5. Arsenicum Alb: This medicine is ideal for treating several symptoms related to stomach and digestion problems. Problems such as food poisoning, stomach upset, diarrhoea and vomiting are treated efficiently with it. It is also used for mental conditions, such as panic attack and extreme anxiety.

  6. Belladonna: This homeopathic medicine is extensively used for treating sunstroke, different types of inflammations and throbbing headaches, which worsen when exposed to noise and light. Ear infections are treated with this as well.

Feel free to consult a homeopathic doctor for more information.

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How Homeopathy Helps Manage Amenorrhoea?

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
How Homeopathy Helps Manage Amenorrhoea?

When it comes to the health of women, there is never too much one can do. The condition of amenorrhea, for instance, refers to the situation in which menstruation does not take place.

There are two kinds of amenorrhea, which are the primary form and the secondary. The primary refers to when menstruation has not begun in a girl who has reached 16 years of age. On the other hand, when a woman has secondary amenorrhea, what this means is that for over six months, menstruation has not occurred.

The reasons why primary amenorrhea may take place are quite varied. Tumours which affect the pituitary gland can cause it, as can an abnormality in the vagina or the uterus of a woman. Diseases such as polycystic ovary also have the potential to lead to amenorrhea. For secondary amenorrhea, a bad diet, stress and pregnancy can lead to it. But what can be done about it?

Treating Amenorrhea with Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a truly amazing field of medicine and it is so great that it can treat amenorrhea, as well. One of the many good things about making the right choice of a homeopathic treatment plan is that it is highly customizable, according to the case at hand.

There is no one medicine which is prescribed by homeopathy for amenorrhea, which correspond to the various causes of the condition. So, it can be understood why homeopathic medicine is customizable as it proves to be in the case of treating amenorrhea, as well.

There are a variety of homeopathic medicines which can be taken for amenorrhea. That being said, it is important to keep in mind the fact that these medicines should only be made use of after a qualified homeopathic doctor has checked the patient and approved of the medicine. For mothers who have not experienced menses after they started breastfeeding their babies, Sepia is the medicine which is usually recommended. In a similar way, Pinus lamb is recommended for women whose menses are delayed. While these happen to be a couple of very specific or niche medicines, a general medicine for amenorrhea is Pulsatilla. In fact, it is widely considered by doctors to be very effective.

When amenorrhea is caused on account of the suppression of menses due to a tumour which is present in the ovaries, most allopathic doctors would be very worried. However, homeopathic doctors would know that there is a solution designed for this very situation, which is known as Apis Mel.

Now that it is known that amenorrhea has not only a cure, but rather, multiple cures; the cause for worry is not really warranted! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.

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Homeopathic Treatment For Amenorrhea!

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy, Msc - Counselling & Psycotherapy
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homeopathic Treatment For Amenorrhea!

When it comes to the health of women, there is never too much one can do. The condition of amenorrhea, for instance, refers to the situation in which menstruation does not take place.

There are two kinds of amenorrhea, which are the primary form and the secondary. The primary refers to when menstruation has not begun in a girl who has reached 16 years of age. On the other hand, when a woman has secondary amenorrhea, what this means is that for over six months, menstruation has not occurred.

The reasons why primary amenorrhea may take place are quite varied. Tumours which affect the pituitary gland can cause it, as can an abnormality in the vagina or the uterus of a woman. Diseases such as polycystic ovary also have the potential to lead to amenorrhea. For secondary amenorrhea, a bad diet, stress and pregnancy can lead to it. But what can be done about it?

Treating Amenorrhea with Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a truly amazing field of medicine and it is so great that it can treat amenorrhea, as well. One of the many good things about making the right choice of a homeopathic treatment plan is that it is highly customizable, according to the case at hand.

There is no one medicine which is prescribed by homeopathy for amenorrhea, which correspond to the various causes of the condition. So, it can be understood why homeopathic medicine is customizable as it proves to be in the case of treating amenorrhea, as well.

There are a variety of homeopathic medicines which can be taken for amenorrhea. That being said, it is important to keep in mind the fact that these medicines should only be made use of after a qualified homeopathic doctor has checked the patient and approved of the medicine. For mothers who have not experienced menses after they started breastfeeding their babies, Sepia is the medicine which is usually recommended. In a similar way, Pinus lamb is recommended for women whose menses are delayed. While these happen to be a couple of very specific or niche medicines, a general medicine for amenorrhea is Pulsatilla. In fact, it is widely considered by doctors to be very effective.

When amenorrhea is caused on account of the suppression of menses due to a tumour which is present in the ovaries, most allopathic doctors would be very worried. However, homeopathic doctors would know that there is a solution designed for this very situation, which is known as Apis Mel.

Now that it is known that amenorrhea has not only a cure, but rather, multiple cures; the cause for worry is not really warranted! If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.

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About Mel OD 15mg Tablet
When is Mel OD 15mg Tablet prescribed?
What are the side effects of Mel OD 15mg Tablet?
Key highlights of Mel OD 15mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Mel OD 15mg Tablet?
What are the dosage instructions?
What are the interactions for Mel OD 15mg Tablet?