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Mefenamic Acid Side Effects: Hives, Swelling, Blurred Vision

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Mefenamic Acid Side Effects. Did you ever experience having constipation or diarrhea after you took in mefenamic acid? According to the National Institututes of Health both conditions are two of the common side effects of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug marketed as Ponstan, Ponstal, Dolfenal and a lot of other brand names*.

Other side effects listed for mefenamic acid are gas or bloating, headache, dizziness, nervousness, and ringing in the ears. Should you experience any of the aforementioned side effects and if the symptoms are severe and would not go away, you should contact your doctor as soon as possible.

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Zofran Side Effects: Adverse Patient Reactions to Ondansetron

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Zofran Side Effects. Does Zofran (generic name: ondansetron) have side effects? Of course, all drugs have side effects. If your condition requires you to take in Zofran, you should be aware of the drug’s side effects.

Manufactured and marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, Zofran is a drug that prevents nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Ondasetron is also being marketed by other drug companies under different trade/brand names such as: Zuplenz (Strativa Pharmaceuticals), Emeset (Cipla Ltd.), Emetron (Gedeon Richter Ltd.), Emodan (Korea United Pharmaceuticals), Ondemet(Zentiva a.s.), Setronax (Strides Arcolab), Ondansetron (Glenmark Generics Ltd. – India), and Ondavell (Novell Pharmaceutical Laboratories).

According to Medline Plus, the side effects of Zofran and the other ondansetron drugs include, diarrhea, headache, constipation, weakness, tiredness, and dizziness.

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