Pondex/Pondex Forte

Pondex/Pondex Forte

mefenamic acid

Manufacturer:

Dexa Medica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Mefenamic acid
Indications/Uses
Relief of mild to moderate pain related with headache, dental pain, primary dysmenorrhea, pain of miscellaneous origin, muscular aches, & postop pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Susp Adult & childn >14 yr Initially 50 mL then 25 mL every 6 hr. Forte caplet Adult & childn >14 yr 500 mg 2-3 times daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food:
Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
History of hypersensitivity. Bronchospasm, allergic rhinitis or urticaria w/ aspirin use. Active ulceration of either upper or lower GI tract. Pre-existing renal disease.
Special Precautions
Increased risk of serious CV thrombotic events, MI, & stroke; use lowest effective dose for the shortest duration possible to minimize potential risk of adverse CV event. HTN, CHF & edema. Risk of ulceration, bleeding, & perforation. History of PUD or GI bleeding. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <14 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain; leukopenia, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis; drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia.
Drug Interactions
May prolong prothrombin time w/ oral anticoagulant.
ATC Classification
M01AG01 - mefenamic acid ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, fenamates.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pondex Forte caplet 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp56,000/pak)
Form
Pondex oral susp 50 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's (Rp10,250/botol)
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