Ponstan Forte 500mg Tablets contains Mefenamic acid which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic properties, and a demonstrable antipyretic effect. It has been shown to inhibit prostaglandin activity.
Ponstan forte is indicated for:
1. As an anti-inflammatory analgesic for the symptomatic relief of:
- rheumatoid arthritis (including Still’s Disease),
- osteoarthritis and pain including muscular,
- traumatic and dental pain,
- headaches of most aetiology,
- post-operative and post-partum pain.
2. Primary dysmenorrhoea.
3. Menorrhagia due to dysfunctional causes and presence of an IUD when other pelvic pathology has been ruled out.