Ponstan


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Ponstan

A brand name for MEFENAMIC ACID.
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Non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or mefanamic acid (Ponstan) will ease the pain but you should get checked out.
My favoured painkiller for period cramps is mefenamic acid (Ponstan) but ibuprofen is an alternative - both are likely to be more effective than paracetamol.
QARE there any side-effects with a drug called Ponstan?
For headache and toothache, a 500-mg RiteMed mefenamic acid tablet is much affordable at P4.50 per piece compared to Ponstan's P33.75 per tablet.
At 30 minutes of procedure: Only 2 patients, 1 from group 'IIA' and 1 from group 'IIB' had severe pain (7-10 on VAS), for which Mefenamic Acid (Ponstan) 500mg was given thrice daily till relieved (Table 2).