Disease Information for Mefenamic acid (Ponstel)

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Indirect Coombs Test Abnormal
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antiphlogistic/NSAIDS drug (category)
DRUG/Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (example)
DRUG/NSAID Fenamate derivative
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hemolytic process/effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 ((2 3 Dimethylphenyl)amino)benzoic Acid, Acid Mefenamic, Acid Mefenaminic, Anthranilic Acid N 2 3 xylyl, Benzoic acid 2 ((2 3 dimethylphenyl)amino), Mefanamic acid, mefenamic acid, Mefenamic acid (cns analges), Mefenamic acid (cns analgesic) (see j2b ), Mefenamic acid (cns analgesic) (see j2b ) (product), Mefenamic acid (cns analgesic) (see j2b ) (substance), Mefenamic acid (musculo skel), Mefenamic acid (musculoskeletal use), Mefenamic acid (musculoskeletal use) (product), Mefenamic acid (musculoskeletal use) (substance), Mefenamic acid (product), Mefenamic acid (substance), MEFENAMIC ACID PREPARATION, Mefenamic acid product, Mefenamic acid product (substance), Mefenaminic Acid, Brand name/Ponstel (Mefenamic acid)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose p.c. (after meals/with meals)
Definition

NSAID drug; Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory drug; More often prescribed for dysmenorrhea and pain; Older medication has more COX-1 activity

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