A member asked:

Hi doctor. i am allergic to ibuprofen but a clinic i regularly go to gave me pontalon that contains mefenamic acid instead. now my eyes are swollen. ?

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Dr. Catherine Lowe answered

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Discontinue med: Pontalon is for mild pain or menstral cramps. If you are allergic to ibuprofen, you may also be allergic to Pontalon. follow up with your doctor for alternative therapy and try cold compresses to lids and benadryl (diphenhydramine) for swellng and itching.

Answered 8/9/2015



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