Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps

  • Arthritis/rheumatic disorders

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Ketoprofen 200mg; ext rel; pH-dependent coated pellets in caps.

Pharmacological Class

NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).

How Supplied

Contact supplier.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Indications


Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Dosage and Administration


200mg daily.


Not recommended.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Contraindications


Aspirin allergy. Late pregnancy. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Warnings/Precautions


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.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Interactions


Avoid salicylates, probenecid. Renal toxicity potentiated with diuretics. Monitor oral anticoagulants. May increase toxicity of methotrexate. May increase serum lithium levels.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

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.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Clinical Trials

See Literature

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Note


Formerly known under the brand name Oruvail.

Ketoprofen Ext-rel Caps Patient Counseling

See Literature