Ketoprofen gel

Ketoprofen gel

 

General English name: Ketoprofen gel

Brand: Oruvail, Powergel, Tiloket

Application: Treatment of pain and swelling leading to sprains, back pain or arthritis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of ketoprofen

Pharmacological information of ketoprofen gel

Dosage and method of use of ketoprofen gel

Contraindications to the use of ketoprofen gel

Use of ketoprofen gel during pregnancy and lactation

Drug Interactions Ketoprofen Gel

Special warnings and precautions when taking ketoprofen gel

Side effects of ketoprofen gel

Excessive use of ketoprofen gel (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of ketoprofen gel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of ketoprofen

  • Gel, capsule

 

Pharmacological information of ketoprofen gel

Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, often called anti-inflammatory and sometimes non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ketoprofen works by preventing the production of chemicals that cause pain and inflammation. When you suffer from pain and swelling caused by sprains, back pain or arthritis, you can apply topical ketoprofen (gel) on the affected area and treat the pain there.

When you use ketoprofen gel on your skin, instead of affecting the whole body, it acts locally on that part, is absorbed into your skin and into deeper and more inflamed areas of your body (for example, muscle). , moves. When you use topical ketoprofen to relieve pain, you will receive a lower dose of the drug and the side effects of this drug in your body will be less.

Ketoprofen gel is also available in pharmacies with or without a prescription. Ketoprofen gel is for use by adults and is not suitable for children. If you need more information about ketoprofen, refer to the relevant page.

 

Dosage and method of use of ketoprofen gel

  • Carefully read the package leaflet before starting ketoprofen gel treatment. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dosage of ketoprofen gel may vary from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • Thoroughly wash and dry the affected area before using ketoprofen gel, then apply the gel to the sore spot. Normally you should use this gel 2-3 times a day.
  • Take ketoprofen gel regularly to get the best results.

 

Contraindications to the use of ketoprofen gel

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of ketoprofen gel and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
  • Never give this medicine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Use of ketoprofen gel during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

Drug Interactions Ketoprofen Gel

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some drugs that may interact with this drug include aliskiren, ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, captopril, lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor blockers (such as losartan, losartan), , Cidofovir, lithium, methotrexate, corticosteroids (such as prednisone), water tablets, or diuretics such as furosemide.

Ketoprofen gel may increase the risk of bleeding if used with other medicines. Examples of these drugs are: antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as dabigatran / enoxaparin / warfarin.

Check labels on all your medicines, especially painkillers or antipyretics (NSAIDs such as celecoxib, aspirin, ibuprofen, ketorolac, and naproxen, because their ingredients are similar to keto). May exacerbate the side effects of ketoprofen. If your doctor prescribes low-dose aspirin (usually 81-325 mg per day) to prevent a heart attack or stroke, you should definitely take this medicine. Be sure to talk to your pharmacist about taking this medicine with other medicines. consult.

 

Special warnings and precautions when taking ketoprofen gel

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking the medicine:

  • If you have asthma or any allergic disorder.
  • If you are pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have a skin condition such as eczema.
  • If you have ever been allergic to certain medications, including any NSAID analgesics (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin).

 

Side effects of ketoprofen gel

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Pimples, itching or redness at the site of use
  • Sometimes using too much gel can cause allergic reactions and breathing problems in some people.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of ketoprofen gel.

 

Excessive use of ketoprofen gel (drug poisoning)

  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you notice that a person has a drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath or fainting (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of ketoprofen gel

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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