Is mefenamic acid the same as PONSTAN?
Ponstan capsules and Ponstan forte tablets are brand names for mefenamic acid. Mefenamic acid is available as a generic medicine, as capsules (250mg), tablets (500mg) and oral solution (50mg/5ml).
What is PONSTAN suspension used for?
What is Ponstan Suspension used for? Ponstan can relieve the pain and discomfort caused by: arthritis, headache, toothache, periods, fever in children and may also be used after operations.
Is mefenamic acid safe for babies?
Mefenamic acid can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine. Mefenamic acid is not approved for use by anyone younger than 14 years old.
Is PONSTAN Forte mefenamic acid?
Ponstan Forte tablets contain mefenamic acid which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
How strong is PONSTAN?
Each Ponstan capsule contains 250 mg mefenamic acid.
How long does PONSTAN last for?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 20-30 minutes of administration. The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
Which syrup is best for fever for child?
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Which is the best syrup for fever?
Here are our top picks for the best fever reducers:
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How fast does PONSTAN work?
Is PONSTAN safe?
Use of PONSTAN may increase your risk of developing cardiovascular events (e.g. heart attack) even if you don’t have a history of heart disease. high blood pressure. blood clots. a tendency to bleed or other blood problems such as anaemia.
How many hours does PONSTAN take effect?
Is Ponstan (mefenamic acid)?
Ponstan is not addictive. Ponstan containing mefenamic acid belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (or NSAIDs). These medicines work by relieving pain and inflammation.
What are the contraindications for Ponstel (mefenamic acid)?
CONTRAINDICATIONS. PONSTEL (mefenamic acid) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to mefenamic acid. PONSTEL (mefenamic acid) should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal,…
How does mefenamic acid work?
Mefenamic acid works by blocking the effect of natural chemicals called cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes. These enzymes help to make other chemicals in the body, called prostaglandins.
When should Ponstel (mefenamic acid) be discontinued?
If clinical signs and symptoms consistent with liver or renal disease develop, systemic manifestations occur (e.g., eosinophilia, rash, etc.) or if abnormal liver tests persist or worsen, Ponstel (mefenamic acid) should be discontinued. Reproductive studies conducted in rats and rabbits have not demonstrated evidence of developmental abnormalities.