What is Pontalon 500mg


Relief of mild to moderate pain including muscular, traumatic, dental pain, headache, post-op, postpartum pain & dysmenorrhoea.
Adult Initially 500 mg stat, then 250 mg 6 hrly for max 1 wk. Dysmenorrhea Initially 500 mg stat, then 250 mg 6 hrly for max 2-3 days.
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals.
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs. Inflammatory bowel disease, peptic or intestinal ulceration. Renal or hepatic impairment.
Blood dyscrasias, coagulopathy, dehydration, epilepsy. Pregnancy. Elderly.
GI discomfort, peptic ulceration, GI bleeding, headache, drowsiness, dizziness, visual disturbance, rashes. Occasionally, allergic glomerulonephritis, bronchospasm, precipitation of asthma.
M01AG01 - mefenamic acid; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic products, fenamates.
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