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a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used to treat and prevent mild to moderate pain, inflammation, dysmenorrhea, and vascular headache.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A crystalline compound, C15H15NO2, used as an anti-inflammatory drug and as an analgesic.
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mefenamic acidA 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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