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Medicine For 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
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
Treat condition: Treat the conditions which occur from the overdosage from evaluation in er. ...Read more
I took mefenamic acid 1 hour ago and the pain is still there. Can I take another medicine? What medicine can you prescribe?
Which is the best medicine against severe toothache? I used to take ponstel (mefenamic acid), but this time it doesn't work at all.
Does generic medicine have the same potency of branded medicine? I was wondering if generic Mefenamic Acid will work the same as Ponstan brand.
Yes: Generic medications have the same active ingredients as trade mark medications so the therapeutic effect is the same. ...Read more
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
Drug overdose: Call your Poison control center.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Mefenamic acid: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/mefenamic_acid.Get a more detailed answer ›
Or your regular doc: Your pediatrician or internist can prescribe the medication as well as a gynocologist. ...Read more
Not okay: Yes, it enters breast milk.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Limited: Side effects are mostly limited to stomach upset. Every person is different but major side effects are rare. ...Read more
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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