mefenamic acid


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mefenamic acid

 [mĕ″fĕ-nam´ic]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used to treat and prevent mild to moderate pain, inflammation, dysmenorrhea, and vascular headache.

mefenamic acid

(mĕf′ə-năm′ĭk)
n.
A crystalline compound, C15H15NO2, used as an anti-inflammatory drug and as an analgesic.

mefenamic acid

A NON-STERODIAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG (NSAID) and painkilling (analgesic) drug used to treat arthritis, and menstrual disorders. Brand names are Meflam and Ponstan.
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During the third menstrual cycle, these women were given one capsule of mefenamic acid every eight hours for three days.
A total of 200 students were administered a combination of mefenamic acid plus zinc or a placebo drug.
Effects of mefenamic acid on menstrual hemostasis in essential menorrhagia.
Comparison of efficacy of oral drotaverine plus mefenamic acid with paracervical block and with intravenous sedation for pain relief during hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy.
This was a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial comparing the efficacy of mefenamic acid with that of naproxen in patients with heavy menstrual bleeding.
Additionally, the company's Cypress Pharmaceuticals Inc subsidiary has secured the final FDA approval for an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Mefenamic Acid Capsules USP, 250 mg.
Many of the initial published studies were conducted with mefenamic acid, but more commonly used NSAIDs also appear to be effective (Table 1).
Occupancy of albumin by CMPF (2) or oleate (3) has previously been shown to influence the unbound concentrations of drugs such as furosemide, meclofenamic acid, aspirin, mefenamic acid, and diflunisal, which in turn leads to an increase in the free thyroxine concentration by competitively inhibiting the binding of thyroxine to its specific binding globulin (3).
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These include doxycycline for leptospirosis, ointments for skin diseases, paracetamol, and CAMPOLAS kits that contain antibiotics, mefenamic acid, oral rehydration solution, lagundi and vitamin A.
For example, Pfizer's pain reliever Ponstan (Mefenamic acid 500 mg tablet) priced at P35.75 is shown opposite an equivalent RiteMed product retailing for P4.50.