Pontalon

Pontalon

mefenamic acid

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Mefenamic acid
Indications/Uses
Relief of mild to moderate pain including muscular, traumatic, dental pain, headache, post-op, postpartum pain & dysmenorrhoea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Initially 500 mg stat, then 250 mg 6 hrly for max 1 wk. Dysmenorrhoea Initially 500 mg stat, then 250 mg 6 hrly for max 2-3 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs. Inflammatory bowel disease, peptic or intestinal ulceration, renal or hepatic impairment.
Special Precautions
Blood dyscrasias, coagulopathy, dehydration, epilepsy. Pregnancy. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI discomfort, peptic ulceration, GI bleeding, headache, drowsiness, dizziness, visual disturbance, rashes. Occasionally, allergic glomerulonephritis, bronchospasm, precipitation of asthma.
Drug Interactions
Warfarin, aspirin.
ATC Classification
M01AG01 - mefenamic acid ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, fenamates.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pontalon tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
12 × 90's
Form
Pontalon tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
12 × 100's
Form
Pontalon cap 250 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Pontalon FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
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