Ponstel belongs to the NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) class of drugs, used to treat short term pain that arises from a variety of diseases. It can also reduce the pain and blood loss experienced during the menstrual cycle. The active component within Ponstel is known as mefenamic acid which has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce uterine contractions during menstrual cramps, resulting in pain relief.
Drug Name: Ponstel
Generic name: Mefenamic acid