What are Feminax tablets used for?
Feminax tablets contain 250 mg of naproxen. This medicine is used to treat period pain (also called menstrual pain or dysmenorrhoea)
Naproxen belongs to a group of painkillers called Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (also called NSAIDs).
Other medicines in this group include ibuprofen and aspirin.
Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. Do not chew or crush them.
Take the tablets with or after food.
Only take the tablets for as long as you need them for the period pain. You may not need to take the tablets all the time for all 3 days. If you still have pain after 3 days of treatment, talk to your doctor. Do not take the tablets for more than 3 days in any one period (cycle).
If you see a doctor, pharmacist or nurse or go into hospital, tell them you are taking this medicine.
Overdose: If you (or someone else) takes too many tablets, go to the nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor straight away
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