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Ponstel Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Ponstel, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and it is used for the treatment of moderate pain and for the treatment of menstrual pain.

Ponstel Dosage

  • For adults and children over 14, the usual starting dose is 500 milligrams, followed by 250 milligrams every 6 hours.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Ponstel have not been established in children under 14.

Uses of Ponstel

  • It is used to treats moderate pain.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Ponstel

Before taken Ponstelr medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Ponstel. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach and intestinal upset
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Ponstel:

  • If you have kidney problems, liver disease, or heart failure, then you should be used this medication with extra caution. Because ponstel could damage your kidneys.
  • If you are taking Ponstel, then it may aggravate high blood pressure, and heart failure. So you should be used it with caution if you have any of these conditions.
  • If you develop warning signs such as nausea, yellowing of the skin and eyes, flu-like symptoms, and upper abdominal pain, then you should stop taking Ponstel.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Ponstel with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ponstelr with the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Blood-thinning medications such as Coumadin
  • Diuretics such as Lasix and HydroDIURIL
  • Fluconazole
  • Lithium
  • Methotrexate
  • Steroids such as prednisone and hydrocortisone
  • Trimethoprim

After taken Ponstel if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Ponstel overdose include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Lack of energy
  • Nausea
  • Stomach or abdominal pain
  • Vomiting

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