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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Mefenamic Acid (Definition)

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Is the prescription drug ponstel (mefenamic acid) popular ?

Is the prescription drug ponstel (mefenamic acid) popular ?

Making a comeback: Popular might be a stretch. It is an older medication commonly used for cramping with periods. For awhile it was difficult to find in a lot of pharmacies, but is now more available. ...Read more

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Could mefenamic acid tablets stop bleeding?

Could mefenamic acid tablets stop bleeding?

Mefenamic acid: Mefenamic acid is used in treatment of menstrual cramps, heavy menstrual bleeding & PMS. ...Read more

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Whats aminocaproic acid?

Whats aminocaproic acid?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

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What does ponstel (mefenamic acid) do?

What does ponstel (mefenamic acid) do?

Pain relief: Ponstel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory mediation. It is used the same as aspirin, motrin, aleve, (naproxen) etc. ...Read more

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Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Celecoxib: Clearly the safest for the gut, does not interfere with aspirins heart effects and adds no additional likelyhood of bleeding! dr.Davis is right about Ibuprofen for kids! ...Read more

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Is ponstel (mefenamic acid) effective for painful periods?

Is ponstel (mefenamic acid) effective for painful periods?

Ponstel (mefenamic acid): Yes Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is used for painful periods and in most cases it is quite adequate. ...Read more

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Ponstel (mefenamic acid) for really bad cramps ok?

Ponstel (mefenamic acid) for really bad cramps ok?

Yes: Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is a drug frequently used for menstrual cramps. No drug works for every woman. ...Read more

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Advise ponstel (mefenamic acid) for period cramps?

Advise ponstel (mefenamic acid) for period cramps?

Is there a question: Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is a drug commonly used for menstrual cramps. What would you like to know about the drug? ...Read more

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How effective is ponstel (mefenamic acid) for period cramps?

How effective is ponstel (mefenamic acid) for period cramps?

Pretty Effective: All of the standard nsaid's are fairly effective for menstrual cramps. This would not be my choice of an NSAID for this indication as i believe that it has more GI side effects. You might consider Ibuprofen or naproxen. All of these meds should be used cautiously as they can cause GI ulcers. Probably should have to take for more than 4 or 5 days. If you need them for more than this, see your dr. ...Read more

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Acid reducers for stomach pain effectivness?

Sometimes.: Depends on problem. If acid, yes. It could also be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, gas, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem. Could be a gallbladder, liver, or pancreas problem as well. Best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is tranexamic acid?

What is tranexamic acid?

Stops clot breakdown: Tranexamic acid (txa) is a drug that stops clots from breaking down. It is currently approved for use by hemophiliacs undergoing dental procedures and by women with very heavy periods. It is being used more and more for helping to stop bleeding after major injury. Research has shown that it saves lives if given within 3 hours of major injury, especially in people who have low blood pressure. ...Read more

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Does ibandronic acid tablets cause musculoskeletal pain?

Does ibandronic acid tablets cause musculoskeletal pain?

YEs it can: This drug belongs to a class of drugs called bisphosphonates and is used for osteoporosis and other bone related problems. Nusculosketal pain is common with this drug as is GI problems like ulcers, etc if not taken correctly. Check with your physician to rule out any other cause for the pain before stopping this drug. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of taking ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

What is the side effect of taking ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

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 disturbances. I no longer use these drugs long term. The most concerning is sudden and without warning stomach bleed, heart events, and kidney failure. ...Read more

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How is valproic acid excreted?

How is valproic acid excreted?

In the urine: Valproic acid is metabolized in the liver by a number of enzymes, but is excreted in the urine. Less than 3 % is excreted unchanged as valproic acid. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Ponstel (Definition)

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