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What is the definition or description of: Mefenamic acid overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Mefenamic acid overdose?

Mefenamic acid O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Sx's of overdose may include: "extreme tiredness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds, black, tarry, or bloody stools, slowed breathing, coma (loss of consciousness for a period of time)" REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/druginfo/meds/a681028.html ...Read more

Mefenamic Acid Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Sx's of overdose may include: "extreme tiredness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds, black, tarry, or bloody stools, slowed breathing, coma (loss of consciousness for a period of ...Read more


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What is the treatment for mefenamic acid overdose?

What is the treatment for mefenamic acid overdose?

Treat condition: Treat the conditions which occur from the overdosage from evaluation in er. ...Read more

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I took mefenamic acid 1 hour ago and the pain is still there. Can I take another medicine? What medicine can you prescribe?

I took mefenamic acid 1 hour ago and the pain is still there. Can I take another medicine? What medicine can you prescribe?

Infected: This sounds like the spread of an infection from the tooth into the face and gums. This needs antibiotic treatment. You should see a dentist quickly about this and you may eventually need a root canal. ...Read more

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How much mefenamic acid is an overdose?

1.5 Gm: You should not take more than 6 250mg tablets per day and take no longer than 1week. Overdosage is variable depending upon your underlying medical conditions. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from overdosing on mefenamic acid tablets!?

Not easily but: It can cause GI problems thjat can lead to bleeding that may not be able to be resolved and death can ensue.

This is not something to od on but why would you want to take more that the right amount os any drug at all.

See a doctor soon to discuss you concerns. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Do I go to the gyno to get ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

Do I go to the gyno to get ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

Or your regular doc: Your pediatrician or internist can prescribe the medication as well as a gynocologist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

What are the side effects of ponstel (mefenamic acid)?

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 pain, anorexia, diarrhea, nausea, gastritis/ulcers/bleeding, flatulence, constipation, and less commonly low blod count, renal failure, allergic reaction etc. Use smallest effective dose for shortest time possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many grams of mefenamic acid can I take for toothache?

Not ideal medication: Even though there are better nsaids for toothache the initial dose should be 500mg and then 250 every 6 hours. Do not exceed 7 days. ...Read more

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Took mefenamic acid --are there any side effects for this?

Took mefenamic acid --are there any side effects for this?

Limited: Side effects are mostly limited to stomach upset. Every person is different but major side effects are rare. ...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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