Poncif

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Anti-inflammatory analgesic drug
Barcode: 8936007616796
Description

COMPOSITION:

Mefenamic acid ............... 500 mg

Excipients q.s.................. 1 tablet

(Lactose, tapioca starch, PVP, sodium starch glycolate, aerosil, sodium lauryl sulfate, magnesium stearate, HPMC, PEG 6000, titanium dioxide, talc powder, quinoleine yellow, orange lake color).

 

DOSAGE FORM: Film coated tablets.

PRESENTATION:

Box of 10 blisters x 10 film coated tablets.

ACTIONS:

Mefenamic acid is a drug belonging to NSAIDs. Mefenamic acid has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities. It works by blocking the action of cyclo-oxygenase, an enzyme that is involved in the biosynthesis of prostaglandin and thromboxane from arachidonic acid. Prostaglandin plays a major role in causing inflammation, pain, and fever. Poncif with the main active ingredient mefenamic acid prevents the production of prostaglandin; therefore, it is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic in any cases of inflammation.

 

INDICATIONS:

Relief of pains such as myalgia, traumatic injuries, toothache, headache, postoperative pains, postnatal pains, and dysmenorrhea.

Anti-inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis.

Menorrhagia accompanied by spasmand hypogastric pain. Symptomatic improvement in pre-godanopause

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Hypersensitivity to mefenamic acid and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin.

Progressive gastro-duodenal ulcer.

Severe hepatic impairment, severe renal impairment.

Children < 14 years of age.

 

PRECAUTIONS:

Pregnant women and nursing mothers.

Discontinue the drug if skin rash, gastrointestinal hemorrhage or diarrhea occur.

 

INTERACTIONS:

Avoid administration with oral anticoagulants, Heparin by injection, other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, high-dose Salicylate, Lithium, high-dose Methotrexate > 15 mg / week, Ticlopidine.

Association requiring precautions: diuretics, low-dose Methotrexate < 15 mg / week, Pentoxifylline, Zidovudine.

Association, which must be taken into consideration: antihypertensors (e.g. beta-blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, diuretics), thrombolysis drugs.

 

ADVERSE EFFECTS:

Gastrointestinal disturbances: diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, constipation, rash, pruritus. Bronchial asthma may occur in patients who suffering from allergy to aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, renal impairment, hepatic impairment, provisional hypoleukemia and thrombocytopenia, dizziness, vertigo.

Inform your physician about any adverse effects occur during the treatment.

 

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

Take Poncif at meals. Every therapy prolongs not more than 7 days.

Adults and children > 14 years of age:

Oral dose of 1 tabletx 3 times daily.

Or as directed by the physician.

Read the directions carefully before use.

Consult the physician for more information.

 

Shelf-life:

24 months from the manufacturing date.

Storage conditions:

Store in cool, dry places; protect from light.

Specifications: Manufacturer's.

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