Mefenamic acid side effects by duration, gender and age - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Side effects are reported by people who take Mefenamic acid. Common side effects include drug ineffective among females and alopecia among males.

The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on 4,548 reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Sep, 19, 2023

4,548 people who take Mefenamic Acid and have side effects are studied.

What is Mefenamic Acid?

Mefenamic acid has active ingredients of mefenamic acid. It is often used in painful menstrual periods. eHealthMe is studying from 4,648 Mefenamic acid users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of Mefenamic acid reports submitted per year:

Mefenamic acid side effects.

Mefenamic acid side effects by time on the drug *:

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Mefenamic acid side effects by gender *:

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Mefenamic acid side effects by age *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on mefenamic acid (the active ingredients of Mefenamic acid) and Mefenamic acid (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

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