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Orudis Allergy (Overview)

Orudis (Ketoprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/orudis-side-effects.html


Orudis Allergy (Overview)

Orudis (Ketoprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/orudis-side-effects.html


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What is the definition or description of: Orudis allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Orudis allergy?

Orudis allergy: Orudis (Ketoprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/orudis-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What med orudis retard or celebra vhen daily using have arthrit. In sweden. Artros?

What med orudis retard or celebra vhen daily using have arthrit. In sweden. Artros?

Which NSAID?: Orudis (ketoprofen), retard (diclofenac 100mg extended release) and celebra (celecoxib) are all non-steroidal medication. Celebra is a cox ii specific version which has less effect on platelet function (less bleeding tendency) and somewhat less GI irritation which can be good for some patients. All of the nsaids can cause increased risk of heart attack, stroke, high BP and blood clots. Ask ur doc. ...Read more

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Is orudis kt still available?

NO: In august, 2005, following the fda's decision to order changes to warnings on NSAID packaging, wyeth pharmaceuticals informed the fda that it would discontinue manufacturing Orudis kt. In 2006, the fda issued a statement that Orudis kt was "not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness." wyeth has not spoken openly about its decision to withdraw Orudis kt from the market. ...Read more

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Was orudis kt taken off the market?

Yes: Wyeth the drug company took it off the market on its own. Wyeth states it was not for safety reasons or that it was not effective. The thought is it that wyeth did not want to have to deal with potential side effects and possible law suits like Bextra and vioxx went through. ...Read more

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Ketoprofen or orudis, how well do they help pain?

Ketoprofen or orudis, how well do they help pain?

Very: Thesse are prescription nsaids, which is the same class as meloxicam, ibporofen, meloxican, nabumetone, etodolac, and many others. They are analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic, . ...Read more

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Where can I buy orudis kt?

Not OTC: I believe the manufacturer took Orudis off the counter years ago and is no longer available over the count. Rx may be the only way to get it now. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if orudis kt is available?

No: It is no longer over the counter in the us. You will need a rx for it. ...Read more

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Who should not take Ketoprofen?

Ketoprofen: "Ketoprofen capsules are contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to ketoprofen. Ketoprofen capsules should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic reactions to ketoprofen have been reported in such patients. Ketoprofen capsules are contraindicated for > ...Read more

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Are 50 mg tiloket and ketoprofen capsules the same?

Gel vs Oral: Tiloket is a gel or capsule form of Ketoprofen the gel form will work better for localized areas of pain and possibly result in less side effects or organ damage since it is not ingested thus less of the drug is systemic. The oral form is a better choice if you have diffuse pain. The oral tiloket and Ketoprofen are fairly similar. Ketoprofen is a NSAID similar to alleve. ...Read more

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Are topical pain relievers like ketoprofen safe and effective?

Are topical pain relievers like ketoprofen safe and effective?

Effective yes,safe?: They may get absorbed and cause the same possible side effects, even though absorption may be much less than p.O.. ...Read more

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What is Ketoprofen used for?

Ketoprofen use: Hello. Ketoprofen is used to treat pain that is described as aching, dull, or throbbing in nature in the joints, spine, and also for headaches. Not sure why, but in the past 2-3 months, my patients have had difficulty with obtaining ketoprofen through their pharmacies. We've had to substitute it for another anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Ketoprofen (Definition)

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