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Ponstan Brand Names Mixture

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Ponstan Synthesis Reference

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Ponstan Molecular Weight

241.285 g/mol

Ponstan Melting Point

230-231 oC

Ponstan H2O Solubility

20 mg/L

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Ponstan Dosage Forms

Bolus; Capsule; Capsule (enteric-coated); Drops; Liquid; Lotion; Powder; Powder for solution; Shampoo; Soap bar; Solution; Stick; Syrup; Tablet; Tablet (extended-release)

Ponstan Indication

For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, dysmenorrhea, and mild to moderate pain, inflammation, and fever.

Ponstan Pharmacology

Mefenamic acid, an anthranilic acid derivative, is a member of the fenamate group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It exhibits anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic activities. Similar to other NSAIDs, mefenamic acid inhibits prostaglandin synthetase.

Ponstan Absorption

Mefenamic acid is rapidly absorbed after oral administration.

Ponstan side effects and Toxicity

Oral, rat LD50: 740 mg/kg. Symptoms of overdose may include severe stomach pain, coffee ground-like vomit, dark stool, ringing in the ears, change in amount of urine, unusually fast or slow heartbeat, muscle weakness, slow or shallow breathing, confusion, severe headache or loss of consciousness.

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Ponstan Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals