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Drug information on Mepalex (300mg) (Mepacrine) from Lexica Drugs & Formulations Pvt. Ltd.

Mepalex (300mg)

Lexica Drugs & Formulations Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Mepacrine
10 Tablets
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Mepalex (300mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Mepalex (300mg)

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness, headache, central nervous system stimulation and epilepsy.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea and vomiting.

   Skin : Discoloration of the skin, blue-black discolouration of the palate and nails.

   Rarely : Liver toxicity and anemia.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg 3 times/day for 5-7 days.

How to use Mepalex (300mg)?

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

When is Mepalex (300mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity and psoriasis.

Warnings and Precautions for Mepalex (300mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of psychosis, liver disease, blood disorder, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Mepalex (300mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Mepalex (300mg)

Store it between (15 - 30°C).

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