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ponstel allergy in children

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ponstel allergy: Ponstel (Mefenamic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a for ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reaction: I would first start with a dermatologist who might have an idea if this is an allergic reaction or something totally different. They might even want t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
In the us you do: In the United States you will need a prescription. Different countries handle things differently.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Ponstel (mefenamic acid): This really depends on the country you are in. Check with your pharmacy/chemist and they will advise.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See you pcp : You need to get him evaluated by your PCP ,there can be multiple reasons of fever
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mareeni Stanislaus
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stomach upset: Ponstel (mefenamic acid) can cause stomach upset and ulcer.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Ulcers: Quite common.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
Or your regular doc: Your pediatrician or internist can prescribe the medication as well as a gynocologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Similar to aleve (naproxen): Mefenamic acid (ponstel) belongs to the non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) such as aleve, (naproxen) Motrin etc..Common side effects: abd pai ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
As any NSAID: Not a drug to take lightly (neither is aleeve, advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin ect.). All non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents have potential for many di ... Read More
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