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ketoprofen

This medicine is used to manage the pain in rheumatoid arthritis (a joint disease caused by an individuals immune system), osteoarthrosis (a type of joint disease), ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis affecting the spine), acute articular and peri-articular disorders

Contradications

This medicine is contraindicated in patients suffering from severe renal (kidney) or hepatic (liver) dysfunction, have active peptic ulcer (sores on the inner lining of stomach), history of recurrent peptic ulceration (sores on the inner lining of stomach) or gastrointestinal bleeding, asthma (lung disorder characterized by wheezing, breathlessness, cough), aspirin allergy, dyspepsia (indigestion), severe heart failure, bleeding diathesis (tendency to bleed), and proctitis (inflammation of the lining of inner rectum).

Side effects

Patients administered with this medicine may experience gastrointestinal intolerance, rash (change in color and texture of skin), ulcerative stomatitis (oral erosions and ulcers), hypersensitivity (allergic) reaction, nephrotoxicity (toxicity in kidneys), abnormal liver function, neurological (brain)/dermatological (skin, hair, nails)/hematological (blood) reactions, jaundice (yellowing of skin and mucous membranes), hepatitis (inflammation of liver), and blurred vision.

Expert Advice

  • Take with meals or after meals.
  • Do not crush or break tablets. Swallow whole tablet with a glass of water.
  • Do not lie down for 15-30 minutes after taking medication.
  • Avoid alcohol during therapy.

FAQs

What are the uses of Ketoprofen?

This medication is used for relieving pain and also helps treat symptoms of Arthritis (inflammation of joints) such as pain, swelling, and stiffness. If you have chronic arthritis, it is advised to consult your doctor about other natural treatments and medicines.

How to store Ketoprofen?

Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

What is profenid gel used for?

For the symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate local pain associated with muscle and/or joints injuries, e.g. sport injuries.

Can ketoprofen make you sleepy?

Dizziness (feeling like sleeping), lightheadedness, drowsiness may occur.

How long does ketoprofen take to work?

This medicine usually begins to work within one week, but in severe cases up to two weeks or even longer may pass before you begin to feel better.

How much ketoprofen can I take?

The recommended dose for adults is 200mg per day.

Medicines containing ketoprofen

Fastum Gel

By Pharmatec

Pack size: 30gm

Rs.144.96

PROFENID ( ketoprofen ) 100 MG TABLET

By Sanofi

Pack size: 30's

Rs.208.85

Inflo-Ket 200mg

By Valor

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.90

Inflo-Ket 200mg

By Valor

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.90

KefenTech 30mg

By Matrix

Pack size: 1x7's

Rs.388

Ketoflex 200mg

By Angelini

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.97.5

Ketogesic 200mg

By Mediceena

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.90

Ketogesic 100mg

By Mediceena

Pack size: 5 Ampx2ml

Rs.25

Ketonel 100mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.50

Ketonel 200mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.90

Ketoprofenid 100mg

By Mediate

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.60

Prefen 100mg

By Fynk

Pack size: 5 Ampx2ml

Rs.25

Prefen 200mg

By Fynk

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.90

Profenid 100mg

By Sanofi

Pack size: 5 Ampx2ml

Rs.3389

Profenid 100mg

By Sanofi

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.69.6

Profenid 200mg

By Sanofi

Pack size: 2x10's

Rs.1249.5

Proketo 100mg

By Shrooq

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.39.33

Protifen EC 100mg

By Grays

Pack size: 3x10's

Rs.54.33

Ticon 0.25

By Amarant

Pack size: 25gm

Rs.106

Fastum

By Pharmatec

Pack size: 50 gm

Rs.330