Breckenridge announced the launch of Mefenamic Acid 250mg capsules, the generic version of Shionogi’s Ponstel.

Ponstel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for primary dysmenorrhea, and for mild to moderate pain in patients ≥14 years of age, when therapy will not exceed one week.

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The mechanism of action of Ponstel is not completely understood but may involve inhibition of prostaglandin synthetase.

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