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Ponstan Side Effects

Report Ponstan Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Ponstan, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Ponstan side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Ponstan.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Ponstan side effects are:
Explosive Dirrhea (3 reports)
Severe Stomach Pain (3 reports)
Cloudy Urine (1 reports)
Severe Itching (1 reports)
Sudden Hunger (1 reports)
With Conceptive Pill (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Ponstan Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Ponstan reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Ponstan on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain Upper, Weight Decreased
on Oct 28, 2013 Female from CH , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ponstan. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ponstan side effects: diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain upper, weight decreased. Ponstan dosage: 500 Mg, As Needed.
Associated medications used:
  • Ibuprofen (600 Mg, Frequency Between 2x/day And 4x/day)
  • Cymbalta (60 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Imovane (7.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lansoprazole (30 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Syncope
Patient was taking Ponstan. Patient felt the following Ponstan side effects: syncope on Apr 06, 2011 from SWITZERLAND Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 114.6 lb, was diagnosed with and. Ponstan dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Dafalgan
  • Rebif


Syncope, Seasonal Allergy
Adverse event was reported on Mar 28, 2011 by a Female taking Ponstan (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: SWITZERLAND , weighting 114.6 lb, After Ponstan was administered, patient encountered several Ponstan side effects: syncope, seasonal allergy.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Dafalgan
  • Rebif


Vomiting, Gastritis, Abdominal Pain Upper, Gastric Ulcer
on Mar 14, 2011 Female from SWITZERLAND , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ponstan. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ponstan side effects: vomiting, gastritis, abdominal pain upper, gastric ulcer. Ponstan dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Nisulid (Unk)
  • Co-enatec (1 Df, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.


Gastric Ulcer, Haematemesis, Abdominal Pain Upper, Gastritis
on Mar 14, 2011 Female from SWITZERLAND , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ponstan. Patient felt the following Ponstan side effects: gastric ulcer, haematemesis, abdominal pain upper, gastritis. Ponstan dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Nisulid (Unk)
  • Co-enatec (1 Df, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Respiratory Tract Infection, Gastric Haemorrhage, Pneumonia
Patient was taking Ponstan. After Ponstan was administered, patient encountered several Ponstan side effects: respiratory tract infection, gastric haemorrhage, pneumonia on Mar 13, 2011 from GREECE Additional patient health information: Male , 60 years of age, . Ponstan dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Rebif
  • Rebif
Patient was hospitalized.

Arrhythmia, Candidiasis, Cheilitis, Epistaxis, Fungal Infection, Hypotension, Pancytopenia, Rash Maculo-papular
Adverse event was reported on Oct 12, 2010 by a Female taking Ponstan (Dosage: 500 Mg, Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: SWITZERLAND , 68 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ponstan side effects: arrhythmia, candidiasis, cheilitis, epistaxis, fungal infection, hypotension, pancytopenia, rash maculo-papular.
Associated medications used:
  • Diflucan (Unk)
  • Metoject (Unk)
  • Prednisolon (10 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Humira (1 Every 2 Weeks)
  • Torem (20 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Irfen (800 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Augmentin '125' (Unk)
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Diarrhoea, Eye Pain, Eyelid Pain, Flatulence, Intraocular Pressure Increased, Vomiting
on Mar 03, 2005 Female from , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ponstan Forte (mefenamic Acid) / Ponstel / Nda 15-034. Patient felt the following Ponstan side effects: diarrhoea, eye pain, eyelid pain, flatulence, intraocular pressure increased, vomiting. Ponstan Forte (mefenamic Acid) / Ponstel / Nda 15-034 dosage: 500 Mg, Twice Daily, Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Benadryl
  • Oftan Dexta
  • Aurorix
  • Librax
  • Somac
  • Tannopon
  • Vitamin Products


Convulsion, Encephalopathy, Hepatic Failure, Pyrexia, Renal Impairment, Therapeutic Response Increased
on Jan 13, 2005 Female from , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ponstan (mefanamic Acid) Ponstel, Nda 15-034. After Ponstan was administered, patient encountered several Ponstan side effects: convulsion, encephalopathy, hepatic failure, pyrexia, renal impairment, therapeutic response increased. Ponstan (mefanamic Acid) Ponstel, Nda 15-034 dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Epanutin Suspension (phenytoin Sodium)
  • Paracetamol (paracetamol) (Po)
  • Salbutamol (salbutamol)


Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:

     

    Side Effects

    Scale

    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)

     

     

     

     

    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad


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    More About Ponstan

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 9

    Ponstan safety alerts: No

    Reported deaths: 1

    Reported hospitalizations: 5

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