Ponstel is classified as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Ponstel is an NSAID that is used to treat inflammation. This drug helps relieve short term pain due to inflammation.
Ponstel also helps to manage pain during the menstrual cycle for women.
However, the drug should only be taken when necessary as it could result in a number of side effects.
Ponstel should be taken orally according to the recommendation of your doctor. The dosage that is appropriate for you will be decided according to the intensity of the pain and the duration you have been experiencing discomfort.
Make sure that you don’t overdose yourself with this medication as it can make it difficult to manage pain naturally by doing so.
It is important to inform your doctor or pharmacist about any possible allergies you may have for this drug or for any other pain management drug.
Individuals with a history of asthma and blood disorders should be extra careful when using the drug as it could result in adverse effects in some people. Inform your doctor regarding any clotting and bleeding diseases that you have experienced in the past.
Kidney patients should also be careful when taking the drug as it can impact the functioning of the excretory system.
Patients who experienced liver diseases or gastrointestinal problems should also be careful when using Ponstel.
Nasal polyps, tobacco use and obesity are conditions that may worsen side effects.
Like with most drugs, your body may take time to adjust to Ponstel. As a result, you may experience dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and drowsiness. However, these symptoms should reduce as your body gets accustomed to the drug. If these conditions continue to persist, talk to your doctor to make sure that there aren’t any serious issues involved with taking the drug.
Most pain relieving drugs can affect blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure levels can be caused due to Ponstal. In order to make sure that such a condition does not result in strokes or heart attacks, it is important to check your blood pressure levels regularly.
Some individuals may experience muscle weakness and swelling of arms and legs. This should be informed to your doctor immediately as this could be serious side effects of taking Ponstel.
More rare yet serious side effects may include hearing and vision problems. Blurred vision might be caused due to
Ponstel and you may feel a ringing sensation in your ears.
This drug may also result in fatal liver failure, pounding heartbeat, and sudden stomach pains etc. Such conditions should be immediately informed to your doctor.
Apart from the stated side effects, certain patients who take this drug experience depression and mood swings. If you find your mood to have drastic changes without any other possible explanation, it is best to talk to the doctor who prescribed this drug to you.
There are many alternatives for the drug that may not cause the said side effects on you.
However, most of these side effects are very rare among most individuals.