Ponstan is a type of anti-inflammatory medication used to treat a number of sometimes painful conditions such as, Arthritis, Migraine's, Dental pain, back pain, muscular and joint pain and even period pains. It is widely prescribed in the UK due to its effectiveness in treating a number of conditions.


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What is Ponstan 250mg

Ponstan is a derivative of anthranalic acid, the tablet is a non-steroidal and anti-inflammatory drug composed of ingredients which tend to cure minor diseases or pains such as fever, inflammation, stiffness and swelling. It is a pain relieving tablet sell under the name of Naproxen to treat pains such as arthritis, stiffness, swellings caused due to joint aches, fever, migraines and even period pains etc.

The medicine when it gets into the body of a human being fights against the flaming agents present in the body conclusively soothing inflammatory reactions caused by them. Ponstan is the drug which belongs to the group of anti-inflammatory drugs used to cure similar kinds of pains with certain specifications, so if not worked well on any individual then it can be replaced with any other drug of similar family. However, the medicine is available in various potencies such as 250 mg but should be taken as prescribed by the doctor to avoid hazardous consequences.

Ponstan Dosage


Undesirable effects may be minimised by using the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration necessary to control symptoms (see section 4.4, Special warnings and precautions for use).


The usual total daily dose is 1500 mg in divided doses.


NSAIDs should be used with particular caution in elderly patients who are more prone to adverse events, especially with long-term use. Therefore, the risks versus the benefits of chronic therapy in the elderly should be carefully considered. The lowest dose compatible with adequate safe clinical control should be employed (see section 4.4, Special warnings and precautions for use).

Treatment should be reviewed at regular intervals and discontinued if no benefit is seen or intolerance occurs.


Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Do not exceed the stated dose. Ponstan should be taken preferably with or after food. Medicine Direct do not supply ponstan to Children or anyone under the age of 18.

Ponstan 250mg

Ponstan is a prescription drug which means that any individual looking to purchase this medication can only do so under the guidance and approval of a UK  doctor. You can buy ponstan online at Medicine Direct however every customer is required to provide a full description of their symptoms and conditions so our UK based doctors can ensure that you are receiving the correct dosage.

When Can I Buy Ponstan Online in the UK?

Individuals can purchase this medication online at medicine direct and receive their medication on the next day. We offer a fully inclusive service, there is no need to provide us with a prescription, our doctors will take care of this for you and produce you a prescription as well as send the medication directly to you.

What is Ponstan 250mg used for?

As discussed earlier the medicine belongs to the group of antibiotics used for the cure of joint pains and flaming infections such as: 

  1. Swelling caused after joint pains;
  2. Dental pain,
  3. Headache,
  4. Arthritis,
  5. Muscle aches,
  6. Menstrual cramps/Period pains.
  7. Osteoarthritis,
  8. Rheumatoid arthritis and
  9. Ankylosing spondylitis
  10. Bursitis,
  11. Gout attacks. 

Things to consider before using Ponstan

One must not use Ponstan to cure any kind of infection if he or she has a medical history of anaemia, blood disorders, stroke, high blood pressure, any heart disease, any kidney disease or any nervous disorder such as seizures, depression, anxiety and schizophrenia in order to avoid further adverse effects on any of the systems. As Ponstan belongs to the mefenamic group which is not good for pregnant women therefore its usage must be avoided by them. However, they can if prescribed by the doctor.   

Ponstan Side Effects

Incorrect usage of the tablet can lead to hazardous consequences such as:

  • Migraines
  • Cough
  • fever
  • skin rash
  • sneezing
  • sore throat
  • swelling of the face, fingers, feet, or lower legs
  • nausea;
  • vomiting;
  • Ringing in your ears, and
  • Mild itching or rash

Ponstan Ingredients

Following are the ingredients used while making of Ponstan tablet but they differ in amount depending upon the potency of the tablet:

  • Magnesium stearate;
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose;
  • Lactose monohydrate;
  • Colloidal silicon dioxid;
  • Croscarmellose sodium;
  • Gelatin;
  • Sodium lauryl sulphate; and
  • Providone.
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