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Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Tranexamic Acid, Mefenamic acid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Pause MF Tablet is generally prescribed to stop heavy bleeding during a period. It works as an antifibrinolytic and thus stops the blood clots from disintegrating very fast, which in turn reduces menstrual bleeding.

Patients are generally discouraged from taking this tablet if you have or are-

  • Allergic to any component present in the drug.
  • Problem of blood clots that are present in the brain, eye, or lungs.
  • Bleeding because of a kidney problem or brain problem.
  • Experience irregular bleeding but its reason has not yet been determined
  • Currently on birth control pills.

Before you start Pause MF Tablet provide your doctor a detailed medical history of your current health condition. Do not forget to inform him about any allergies you have or conditions like kidney problems and issues with vision. Also inform him if you are pregnant or planning to conceive in the near future.

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The usage of Pause MF Tablet are given below

  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

  • Menstrual Cramps

  • Increased Menstrual Flow

  • Allergy

  • Acquired Defective Color Vision

  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

  • Obstructive Blood Clotting Disorder

Below are the few side effects of Pause MF Tablet

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of Pause MF Tablet lasts for an average duration of 2-4 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    Time taken for the effect to show may increase with other dosage forms.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medication by pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The benefits of medication along with associated risks should be considered before using it. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should take doctor's consultation before using this medication.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is found to be unsafe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine causes side effects affecting consciousness or alertness of the patient. Thus driving must be avoided while taking this medicine.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose must be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Limited data available on its use in patients with liver disease. It is probably found to be safe and dose adjustment might not be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

Pause MF Tablet acts on an enzyme plasmin which is primarily responsible for the dissolution of clots. It binds to the plasmin receptors and preserves the clot formed. It also blocks the action of Cyclooxygenase (COX) which is involved in the production of Prostaglandins. Your body produces prostaglandins as a retort to certain diseases and injury. Mefenamic acid works by preventing the production of prostaglandins and thereby reduces pain and inflammation.

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 Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    This medicine increase the level of chloride (S), sodium (S), and shows positive Coombs' [direct], false-positive urinary bilirubin test result.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Pause MF Tablet interacts with Furosemide, Aspirin, Ketorolac, Tretinoin, Chlorpromazine and others. The effect of this medicine is increased/toxicity with oral anticoagulants, methotrexate.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    • This medication interacts with Fluid Retention and oedema, Asthma, Gastrointestinal toxicity, Skin rash and peeling and others.
    • Dosage modification required in patients with renal impairment; ophthalmic exam before and during therapy required if patient is treated beyond several days; caution in patients with cardiovascular, renal, or cerebrovascular disease; when used for subarachnoid haemorrhage, ischemic complications may occur.

Ques: What is Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet used for?

Ans: Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet is used to stop heavy bleeding during a period. It works as an antifibrinolytic and thus stops the blood clots from disintegrating very fast, which in turn reduces menstrual bleeding.

Ques: Should Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet be taken with a meal or without a meal?

Ans: The effectiveness of Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet does not depend on the meal, it can be taken in either way.

Ques: Is Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet safe for usage in paediatrics?

Ans: Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet is not recommended for usage in paediatrics if its safety and effectiveness are not known.

Ques: Is Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet safe for usage with hormonal contraceptives?

Ans: Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet is not recommended to be used with the hormonal contraceptives as it may induce some unwanted side-effects.

Ques: Is Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet safe for usage in patients with asthma?

Ans: Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet is not recommended for usage in patients with asthma.

Ques: Is Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet safe for usage in patients with cardiovascular disorders?

Ans: Pause-Mf 500 Mg/250 Mg Tablet should be used with caution as its prolonged usage may cause heart failure and fluid retention in some patients.
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