Mefenamic acid Facts
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain
- Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain.
- It marketed in the USA as Ponstel and in UK as Ponstan.
- It reduces inflammation (swelling) and uterine contractions.
- It is recommended to be taken with food.
- Patients suffering from renal conditions should not be prescribed mefenamic acid.