Ponstel

Active Ingredient(s): Meclofenamate, Mefenamic Acid
FDA Approved: * March 28, 1967
Pharm Company: * FIRST HORIZON
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ponstel Overview

Mefenamic acid is a member of the anthranilic acid derivatives (or fenamate) class of NSAID drugs, and is used to treat mild to moderate pain, including menstrual pain, and is sometimes used to prevent migraines associated with menstruation.[1][2] It is not widely used in the United States due to its side effects and high cost compared to other NSAID drugs.[3][4]:334 Its name derives from its systematic name, dimethylphenylaminob...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mefenamic_acid

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mechanism of action ## Ponstan SF is a product manufactured in the Philippines, that is classified under Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). There is also a US version of this drug by the name of Ponstel, that seems to be similar in all aspects. To view more information regarding Ponstel and its uses, please follow the link below... The active ingredients in Ponstan SF/Ponstel are Meclofenamate, Mefenamic Acid. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain, including menstrual pain. which you can take a look at by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

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Ponstan SF

What are the side effects of Ponstan SF. Please enumerate. ## Ponstan SF is a product manufactured in the Philippines, that is classified under Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). There is also a US version of this drug by the name of Ponstel, that seems to be similar in all aspects. To view more information regarding Ponstel and its side effects please follow the link below... The active ingredients in Ponstan SF/Ponstel are Meclofenamate, Mefenamic Acid, which you can take a look at by clicking on the link below... As far as the side effects for this drug, they can range from very minor issues to being quite serious. The active ingredient Mefenamic acid is known to cause an upset stomach, therefore it is recommended to take prescribed doses together with food or milk. Insta...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Meclofenamate, Mefenamic Acid
  • Capsule: 100mg, 250mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ponstel: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59630-400 Ponstel 250 mg Oral Capsule by Shionogi Inc.

Other drugs which contain Meclofenamate, Mefenamic Acid or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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