Mefenamic Acid is used for the short-term treatment of mild to moderate pain, particularly menstrual pain. Mefenamic Acid may also help to reduce a heavy menstrual blood flow. It should be used short-term (7 days or less). Mefenamic acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and exactly how it works is unknown. It could block certain substances in the body which links to inflammation. Mefenamic Acid treats the symptoms of pain and inflammation, but it does not treat the disease that causes those symptoms. Mefenamic Acid is an extremely expensive drug, costing around $398 for a supply of 30 capsules (250mg). Mefenamic Acid is a generic drug there is a brand name version called Ponstel. You can buy Mefenamic Acid at a far lower, discounted price with our savings cards. These coupons do not expire, and they are ready to use for your prescription right away. To find Mefenamic Acid at a lower price, simply use the Optum Perks search engine and locate savings in your local area. Our Mefenamic Acid savings cards can be easily downloaded, or you can receive them by SMS. Simply take the code to your local pharmacy for huge discounts.

Mefenamic Acid is used short-term to treat mild to moderate pain, especially menstrual pain. Mefenamic acid is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Consult with your doctor for specific dosing instructions for this medication for the treatment of your condition.

The usual dose of Mefenamic Acid to treat acute pain is 500 mg orally once initially and then 250 mg orally every 6 hours.

This may not be a complete list of warnings. Consult with your doctor regarding possible risks associated with taking this medication, and refer to the warning label on your medication for more information.

Some common side effects of taking Mefenamic Acid are an upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, and headache. Mefenamic Acid may also raise your blood pressure.

if any of these serious side effects occur, tell your doctor right away: fainting, persistent/severe headache, swelling of the ankles/feet/hands, sudden/unexplained weight gain, hearing changes, fast/pounding heartbeat, mental/mood changes, stomach pain, difficult/painful swallowing, vision changes or unusual tiredness.

Very rarely, this drug may cause serious, possibly fatal liver disease. 

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