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Ketoprofen Information

Ketoprofen Benefits & Uses

Ketoprofen is used to treat the following -

  1. गठिया संबंधी दर्द
  2. Muscle Ache
  3. Pain
  4. Osteoarthritis Primary
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis Primary
  6. Spondylitis
  7. Fractured Ankle
  8. Fractured Bones
  9. Fractured Breastbone
  10. Fractured Collarbone
  11. Fractured Elbow
  12. Fractured Eye Socket
  13. Fractured Finger
  14. Fractured Foot
  15. हाथ के निचले हिस्से में फ्रैक्चर
  16. Fractured Hand
  17. Fractured Hip
  18. Fractured Jaw
  19. टांग के निचले हिस्से में फ्रैक्चर
  20. Fractured Nose
  21. Fractured Rib
  22. Fractured Toe
  23. हाथ के ऊपरी हिस्से में फ्रैक्चर
  24. ऊपरी टांग में फ्रैक्चर
  25. Fractured Wrist

Ketoprofen Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ketoprofen


Ketoprofen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ketoprofen is used -

  1. Itching or burning
  2. Skin redness
  3. Indigestion Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Abdominal Pain Mild
  7. Rash
  8. Mouth sores
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Nervousness
  11. Pain with urination
  12. Dyspepsia
  13. Flatulence Mild
  14. Dry Mouth Mild
  15. Nausea or vomiting
  16. Constipation Moderate
  17. Depression Moderate
  18. Edema Moderate
  19. Gastritis Moderate

Ketoprofen Related Warnings

Is the use of Ketoprofen safe for pregnant women?

Ketoprofen should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.


Is the use of Ketoprofen safe during breastfeeding?

Ketoprofen may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Ketoprofen on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Ketoprofen. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Ketoprofen on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Ketoprofen. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Ketoprofen on the Heart?

Side effects of Ketoprofen rarely affect the heart.


Severe Interaction of Ketoprofen with Other Drugs

Ketoprofen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Ketoprofen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ketoprofen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Skin Disorders and Diseases
  6. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  7. Asthma
  8. Ulcerative Colitis
  9. Peptic Ulcer
  10. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  11. Blood Clotting Disorders

Frequently asked Questions about Ketoprofen

Is this Ketoprofen habit forming or addictive?

Ketoprofen does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Ketoprofen since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, Ketoprofen is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Ketoprofen for mental disorders.


Ketoprofen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ketoprofen

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Ketoprofen together with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Ketoprofen

Taking alcohol with Ketoprofen can be dangerous.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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