Ketoprofen ext-rel Caps Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Ketoprofen 200mg; ext rel; pH-dependent coated pellets in caps.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Ketoprofen ext-rel Caps:
Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis.
NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).
Aspirin allergy. Late pregnancy. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Advanced renal disease: not recommended. Acute pain. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Edema. Hypertension. Cardiac failure. History of upper GI disease. Bleeding disorders. Hypoalbuminemia. Monitor blood, hepatic, renal, and ocular function in chronic use. Elderly. Debilitated. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Avoid salicylates, probenecid. Renal toxicity potentiated with diuretics. Monitor oral anticoagulants. May increase toxicity of methotrexate. May increase serum lithium levels.
GI bleeding, peptic ulcer, peripheral edema, dyspepsia, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, rash (discontinue if occurs), tinnitus, visual disturbances, GI or CNS disturbances, nephrotoxicity, jaundice. See literature re: risk of cardiovascular events.
Formerly known under the brand name Oruvail.
- Recall of Two IV Antibiotics Announced
- Peanut Allergy Patch Shows Promise in Latest Study
- Five Things ID Experts Want You to Know Before You Prescribe an Antibiotic
- What's Changed in Immunization Recommendations From CDC Advisory Committee
- Why Food Additives May Increase Risk of Inflammatory Diseases
- Limit Daily Use of Headphones, Warns WHO
- Sleep Deprivation Could Derail Healthy Eating Habits
- Not Enough COPD Patients Receiving Maintenance Tx, Research Suggests
- Harvoni for HCV Genotype 4, HIV Co-Infection Assessed in New Research
- Combo Therapy for HCV, HIV Co-Infection: New Data on Sustained Virologic Response