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  • Ponstan Forte 500mg Tablets 50's

Ponstan Forte 500mg Tablets 50's

Ponstan Forte 500 mg tablets contains Mefenamic acid 500 mg. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic properties, and a demonstrable antipyretic effect. It has been shown to inhibit prostaglandin activity. Ponstan forte is indicated for: 1.As an anti-inflammatory analgesic for the symptomatic relief of rheumatoid arthritis (including Still's Disease), osteoarthritis, and pain including muscular, traumatic and dental pain, headaches of most aetiology, post-operative and post-partum pain. 2.Primary dysmenorrhoea. 3.Menorrhagia due to dysfunctional causes and presence of an IUD when other pelvic pathology has been ruled out.
How to use
Adults: 1 tablet (500 mg) three times daily. In menorrhagia to be administered on the first day of excessive bleeding and continued according to the judgement of the physician. In dysmenorrhoea to be administered at the onset of menstrual pain and continued according to the judgement of the physician.
Elderly (over 65 Years): As for adults.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to mefenamic acid or any of the other ingredients. Inflammatory bowel disease. History of gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, related to previous NSAIDs therapy. Active, or history of recurrent peptic ulcer/haemorrhage (two or more distinct episodes of proven ulceration or bleeding). Severe heart failure, hepatic failure and renal failure.