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Is ponstel (mefenamic acid) good for really bad cramps?

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Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes, but...

In the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, it is a good choice for muscular pain.
However, beware the side effects on the gastrointestinal tract which are severe and related to increasing dose. These medicines would best be taken on a full stomach and at as low dose possible to achieve pain relief.

In brief: Yes, but...

In the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, it is a good choice for muscular pain.
However, beware the side effects on the gastrointestinal tract which are severe and related to increasing dose. These medicines would best be taken on a full stomach and at as low dose possible to achieve pain relief.
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