ANALGESICS & ANTIPYRETICS
International Brand Name:
Ponstel, Ponstan, Ponstal, Parkemed, Mafepain, Mephadolor, Meftal, Dyfenamic.
In treatment of:
Relief of mild to moderate pain;Dental pain;Post operative pain;Dysmenorrhoea;Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis;Menorrhagia
1.Hypersensitivity to Mefenamic acid and other NSAIDs
2.Inflammatory bowel disease
5.Pre existing asthma
6.Patient on anticoagulant therapy
Adult: initial dose: 500 mg followed by 250 mg every 6 hours. Treatment is continued maximum up to 1 week.
Children above 14 years:
500 mg followed by 250 mg every 6 hours. Treatment is continued maximum up to 1 week.
Children below 14 years: not recommended.