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Ponstan Forte 500mg Tablet
Ponstan Forte Tab 500mg contains mefenamic acid which is a. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). They can help to relieve: symptoms of inflammation, such as redness and swelling. pain and discomfort caused by arthritis, muscular
Mefenamic acid is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, including menstrual pain (pain that happens before or during a menstrual period). Mefenamic acid is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It works by stopping the body’s production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.
Mefenamic acid works by reducing hormones called prostaglandins in the lining of your uterus (womb). These hormones can cause heavy periods and period pain. Mefenamic acid helps to ease period pain and reduce heavy bleeding from periods but does not reduce the number of days the period lasts.
Uses Of Ponstan Forte Tablet 500mg
- This medication is used for treating mild to moderate pain such as headaches, menstrual cramps, migraines, and pain in rheumatoid arthritis.
- Ponstan 250 MG Tablet is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine used to relieve pain associated with acute musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains, strains, injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. It also relieves dental pain, post-operative, and post-partum pain. It helps to relieve pain and cramps during menstrual periods.
- Common side effects are skin rash (discontinue the use) renal impairment (poor functioning).
- Rise in level of liver enzymes and gastric intolerance to drug that appears as stomach upset.
When Not to Use
- Ulcers and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and heart.
- Renal (kidney) and hepatic (liver) impairment.
- This medicine should be taken with food.
- This medication can treat mild to moderate pain, such as headaches and menstrual cramps.
Hypersensitivity to the active substance or excipients is listed in section 6.1.
- Inflammatory bowel disease.
- History of gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, related to previous NSAID therapy.
- Active, or history of recurrent peptic ulcer/hemorrhage (two or more distinct episodes of proven ulceration or bleeding).
- Severe heart failure, hepatic failure, and renal failure.