Ponstel is used for treating menstrual pain. It may be used for short term (not more than 7 days) treatment of mild to moderate pain. Ponstel blocks certain substances in the body that are linked to inflammation. NSAIDs treat the symptoms of pain and inflammation. Ponstel is also known as Mefenamic acid, Ponstan. Generic name of Ponstel is Mefenamic Acid. Brand name of Ponstel is Ponstel.
Take Ponstel orally.
Take Ponstel with or without food.
Take Ponstel with a full glass of water.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Ponstel suddenly.
Ponstel Missing Dose
Do not take a double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Ponstel and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Ponstel More Info
Active Ingredient: Mefenamic Acid.
Other Ingredients: Lactose, Citric Acid Monohydrate, Gelatin, Glyceryl Laurate, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Titanium Dioxide, D and C, Yellow No 10, Fd and C Blue No 1, Fd and C Red No 3, Fd and C Yellow No 6,
Do not take Ponstel if you are allergic to Ponstel components or to aspirin.
Do not take Ponstel if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Do not take Ponstel if you have had a severe allergic reaction (e.g., severe rash, hives, trouble breathing, growths in the nose, dizziness) to aspirin or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib).
Do not take Ponstel if you have had recent or will be having bypass heart surgery.
Do not take Ponstel if you have kidney problems.
Do not take Ponstel if you have ulcers or inflammation of the stomach or bowel.
Do not use Ponstel with aspirin.
Be careful with Ponstel when it is used by children younger than 14 years old and by elderly people.
Avoid machine driving.
Avoid drinking alcohol.
It can be dangerous to stop Ponstel taking suddenly.