Ponstel relieves pain and reduces inflammation.
Ponstel is prescribed to treat:
- Athletic injuries;
- Dental pain;
- Menstrual cramps;
- Muscle aches;
Ponstel, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is prescribed for the relief of moderate pain (when treatment will not last for more than 7 days) and for the treatment of menstrual pain.
Stomach upset is the most common side effect.
- Loss of appetite;
If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Inform your doctor promptly if you develop:
- Fever with or without chills;
- Vision changes;
- Yellowing of the eyes;
If you notice any of the following unlikely but very serious side effects,
stop taking this drug and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately:
- Vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
- Persistent stomach abdominal pain;
- Black stools;
An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include:
- Severe dizziness;
- Trouble breathing;
Ponstel side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Stomach And Intestinal Upset;
- Abdominal Pain;
ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 14
The usual starting dose is 500 mg, followed by 250 mg every 6 hours, if needed, for 1 week.
The usual starting dose, once symptoms appear, is 500 mg, followed by 250 mg every 6 hours for 2 to 3 days.
The safety and effectiveness of Ponstel have not been established in children under 14.