Indications for Ketoprofen ext-rel Caps:
Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis.
Ketoprofen ext-rel Caps Contraindications:
Aspirin allergy. Late pregnancy. Coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
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 Classification:
NSAID (propionic acid deriv.).
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.
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.