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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
Some: People develop allergies due the creation of immune response to the drug on first exposure. The immune response produces antibodies to the drug. When re-challenged with the same drug the antibodies recognize the drug as a foreign and release large some of histamine to fight the foreign body ...Read more
What if my friend overdose more then 6 tablets of pontalon each contains 250mg of mefenamic acid ?
Drug overdose: Call your Poison control center.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not okay: Yes, it enters breast milk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Or your regular doc: Your pediatrician or internist can prescribe the medication as well as a gynocologist. ...Read more
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