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Side effect(s) of Mefenamic Acid

Read the side effects of Mefenamic Acid as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, flatulence, gross bleeding/perforation, gastric/peptic ulcers, heartburn, nausea, mouth ulcer, GI ulcers, vomiting, anemia, elevated liver enzymes, and blood vomiting.

Body as a whole - Fever, infection and sepsis.

Heart - Heart failure, high blood pressure, fast heart rate and fainting.

Liver - Liver inflammation and jaundice.

Blood - Eosinophilia, decrease in white blood cells, bruising, blood in stool and rectal bleeding.

Metabolic - Weight changes.

Central Nervous system - Anxiety, weakness, confusion, depression, dream abnormalities, drowsiness, dizziness, sleeplessness, uneasiness, headache, nervousness, tingling and tremors.

Respiratory - Asthma and difficulty in breathing.

Skin - Hair loss, sensitivity to light, itching and increased sweating.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision and ringing in the ear.

Genitourinary - Bladder inflammation, painful urination, blood in urine and kidney failure.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Mefenamic Acid

Mefenamic Acid(Ponstel) generic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea and other pain. It decreases inflammation and uterine contractions.
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