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What should I know about meclofenamate before taking it?

Meclofenamate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Like all NSAIDs, meclofenamate can cause stomach pain, bleeding, and ulcers. Meclofenamate also increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. The heart attack or stroke may occur suddenly and without any warning signs. The risk of heart attack or stroke goes up the longer you take this drug.

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