Ponstan

Ponstan

mefenamic acid

Manufacturer:

Pfizer
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Mefenamic acid
Indications/Uses
Relief of mild to moderate pain eg, headache, toothache, primary dysmenorrhea, including pain caused by trauma, muscular & post-op pains.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >14 yr Initially 500 mg then 250 mg 6 hrly, as needed.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
GI ulceration or inflammatory (upper or lower) disease. Renal or hepatic failure. Bronchospasm, allergic rhinitis & urticaria when treated w/ aspirin or other NSAIDs. Peri-op treatment in CABG surgery.
Special Precautions
CV events, HTN, skin reactions, renal effects. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disorders, drowsiness, hypersensitivity, diarrhea; anaphylaxis, nervousness, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, bone marrow hypoplasia, leukopenia, hypotension.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use w/ coumarin anticoagulants increases the risk of GI & non-GI bleeding. Antihypertensives, corticosteroids, cyclosporine, hypoglycemic agents, lithium, methotrexate, tacrolimus.
ATC Classification
M01AG01 - mefenamic acid ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, fenamates.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ponstan FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp312,524/pak)
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