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General Information on Meprobamate and Aspirin

Generic Name : Meprobamate and Aspirin

Pronunciation : me-proe-BAM-ate - AS-pir-in

Latest prescription information about Meprobamate and Aspirin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Meprobamate and Aspirin

International- Equagesic and Micrainin.

Why is Meprobamate and Aspirin Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and an anxiolytic, prescribed for pain with anxiety or tension from muscle/bone problems.  Meprobamate works by affecting certain areas of the brain to help become calm where as aspirin decreases the pain.

When should Meprobamate and Aspirin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Meprobamate and Aspirin?

200/325mg- PO- The recommended dose is 1 or 2 tablets 3 to 4 times daily.

How should Meprobamate and Aspirin be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Meprobamate and Aspirin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, gout, high blood pressure, growth in the nose, brain problems, bleeding/blood-clotting disorders, kidney or liver disease, mental illness, stomach problems, porphyria, low thyroid, Addison's disease, difficulty in urinating, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

What are the side effects of Meprobamate and Aspirin?

   Most Common : Drowsiness, heartburn or indigestion, nausea with or without vomiting and stomach pain (mild).
   Miscellaneous : Blurred vision, dizziness or lightheadedness, headache.

What are the other precautions for Meprobamate and Aspirin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Meprobamate and Aspirin?

Store it at room temperature (25oC).

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