- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Ponstel* used for?
Generic for Ponstel* (Mefenamic Acid) is prescribed for the short-term treatment of mild-to-moderate pain and inflammation. It belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. By reducing hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body, Mefenamic Acid relieves menstrual cramps, headaches, dental pain, and muscle aches. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Ponstel*?
The dosage of Generic for Ponstel* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Ponstel* with a full glass of water.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Ponstel*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Ponstel* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Ponstel*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Ponstel*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Ponstel*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Ponstel*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Ponstel*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Ponstel* can interact with anti-platelet drugs, steroids, and diuretics.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Ponstel*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Ponstel* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Ponstel* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Ponstel* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Ponstel* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Ponstel* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Ponstel*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Ponstel*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Ponstel* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Ponstel*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Ponstel*?
How will Generic for Ponstel* work in my body?
How should Generic for Ponstel* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Ponstel* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Ponstel* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.