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      Ponstan Forte Tablets 500Mg (1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

      Rs. 41.10

      Rs. 43.30



      Ponstan Forte Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)



      Mefenamic Acid

      Used For

      Pain Relief

      How it works

      Mefenamic acid belongs to a group of medicines called Non-Steroidal AntiInflammatory Drugs (or NSAIDs). Mefenamic acid binds the prostaglandin synthetase receptors COX-1 and COX-2, inhibiting the action of prostaglandin synthetase.These medicines work by relieving pain and inflammation.

      Ponstan Forte Usage And Safety


      Mefenamic Acid

      Side Effects

      GI intolerance , oedema , hypertension , skin rash, ( discontinue if occur ) . Renal impairement , allergic glomerulonephritis. Blood dyscrasias ( rare ). Raised liver enzymes.

      Drug Interactions

      Aspirin , warfarin or similar medicines including Eliquis, Xarelto or Pradaxa that are used to stop blood clots , some medicines used to treat high blood pressure , corticosteroids , lithium , cyclosporin or tacrolimus , selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, methotrexate.


      Acute and chronic pain, particularly pain associated with rheumatic disease, muscle pain, pain in the region of the spinal column (intervertebral disc conditions, shoulder/neck syndrome etc.), postoperative pain and pain following injury, as well as headache, toothache and earache (in particular, pain following dental extraction). Primary dysmenorrhoea.

      When not to Use

      Do not take Mefenamic Acid if You have an allergy to: • Mefenamic acid or any of the ingredients in the list • aspirin • any other NSAID medicine including COX-2 inhibitors.

      Ponstan Forte Precautions


      Precaution should be taken in patients suffering from dehydration and renal disease, particularly the elderly.

      Ponstan Forte Warnings

      Warning 1

      It may affect your developing baby if you take it during pregnancy. Pregnant woman taking mefenamic acid should be closely monitored by their doctor.

      Warning 2

      Patients on prolonged therapy should be kept under regular surveillance with particular attention to liver dysfunction, rash, blood dyscrasias or development of diarrhoea.

      Warning 3

      Prolonged use of any type of painkiller for headaches can make them worse. If this situation is experienced or suspected, medical advice should be obtained and treatment should be discontinued.

      Ponstan Forte Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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