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Advil vs Ponstel

Advil
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Ponstel
Other name: Ibuprofen Ibuprofen
Other name: Ponstan Ponstan
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.6
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
4.2
Concern level
2.5
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Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Advil is manufactured by Pfizer and has been on the market since 1984...
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Mefenamic acid is a NSAID used to treat pain, including menstruation pain. It is typically prescribed for oral administration. Mefenamic acid is marketed in the USA as Ponstel.Mefenamic acid decreases inflammation (swelling) and uterus contraction...
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Rash
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Tingling
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Blisters
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Drowsy
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Bleeding
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Fever
5
Weight Loss
4
Nausea
3
Diabetes
3
Vomiting
3
Ulcerative Colitis
2
Depression
2
Hair Loss
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Advil is a brand of ibuprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Advil is manufactured by Pfizer and has been on the market since 1984...
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Mefenamic acid is a NSAID used to treat pain, including menstruation pain. It is typically prescribed for oral administration. Mefenamic acid is marketed in the USA as Ponstel.Mefenamic acid decreases inflammation (swelling) and uterus contraction...
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ack to Advil, which gave me more relief. But you never k...
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" Hey girlie, I was given ponstel way back when I first started having bad cramps (before I knew I had endo). It wasn't anything great for me. I think I filled it for a month a two and just... "

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stronger than Ponstel? That drug helps some women, but...
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" Oh I'm sorry you've been in so much pain. Have you asked your doc for something a little stronger than Ponstel? That drug helps some women, but it ...did a thing for me.Even Advil worked better! Call... "

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called Ponstel.........so far it's not working. Have took...
| www.soulcysters.net
" ...dr gave me an rx for the discomfort called Ponstel.........so far it's not working. Have took one around 9 and still in pain so I tool 2 advil about an hour ago and STILL killing me... "

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the relief. I had gotten up to 5 advil and it only helped...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...does seem to thin my blood a bit, but its worth it for the relief. I had gotten up to 5 advil and it only helped make it bearable for ...gave me a Rx for Ponstel, but it... "

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for me except cause extreme nausea and loss of sleep....
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" ...am 17 and have had bad cramps since I was 11. Ponstel did nothing for me except cause extreme nausea and loss of sleep. It costs like 120 each time I get my subscription refilled and that's not... "

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I was just put on Ponstel and felt better after taking 2...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...helps you out :) I was just put on Ponstel and felt better after taking 2 pills, ...doing much for me. My pain is at about an ...I'm sure you understand. I was once told to take advil--I almost laughed when... "

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used to use ponstel but then it hurt my bladder and then i...
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" I used to use ponstel but then it hurt my ...bladder and then i used advil to sorta get things flowing ...and hot showers too... http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/mefenamic.htm (ponstel link) i also use... "

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many women w/ bad cramps have found it to be a lifesaver....
| butyoudontlooksick.com
" i tried ponstel for my menstrual cramps - it didn't help me - but the doc who gave it to me said that many women w/ bad cramps have found it to be a lifesaver. ends up that the ...there's anything... "

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eks, so my doctor gave me Ponstel for the pain, and that se...
| www.hystersisters.com
" ...and told me to take 600mg of advil before I came in to ...hurt, it was just uncomfortable. Had problems with cramping ALOT the last few weeks, so my doctor gave me Ponstel for the pain, and that seems... "

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with the aleive. My doc gave me ponstel, which is Rx and a...
| community.thenest.com
" ...anti-inflammatory. Aleive is stronger than advil - start with 2. I ...don't know if you can take advil with aleive, and I ...with the aleive. My doc gave me ponstel, which is Rx and... "

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