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Dr. Austina Cho
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Actron (Overview)

Actron is a pain medication.


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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

Dr. Austina Cho
24 Doctors shared insights

Actron (Overview)

Actron is a pain medication.


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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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How long does ketoprofen stay in your system?

How long does ketoprofen stay in your system?

5 half lives: Medications are usually gone after 5 half lives. The half life of Ketoprofen is about 2 hours, so after 10 hours, it should be completely gone. But, if you're asking how long does its effect last for, usually about 6 hours. ...Read more

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What is Ketoprofen used for?

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

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Is ketoprofen considered a narcotic?

Is ketoprofen considered a narcotic?

No: Ketoprofen is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Other common nsaids are aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen. None of the drugs in this family are narcotics. ...Read more

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What are ketoprofen, gabapentin, synapryn, and deprizine for?

Pain Meds: Ketoprofen, gabapentin, and synapryn are used to treat different types of pain. Deprizine is used to GI related and cancer related issues. ...Read more

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Can children take Ketoprofen?

Can children take Ketoprofen?

With caution: It depends upon the age and indication for usage, as other safer alternatives like Ibuprofen (Advil) for pain /inflammation and acetaminophen (Tylenol) for fever/ pain are available as first line drugs. ...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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How long does ketoprofen stay in your system?

5 half lives: Medications are usually gone after 5 half lives. The half life of Ketoprofen is about 2 hours, so after 10 hours, it should be completely gone. But, if you're asking how long does its effect last for, usually about 6 hours. ...Read more

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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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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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What is the difference between ketoprofen and dexketoprofen characteristics?

Not much: The onset of action is a bit slower for Ketoprofen and dexketoprofen is not available in the us.
However, the efficacy for both is very similar in their ability to decrease pain through anti-inflammatory effects. ...Read more

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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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Is there any synergism between diazepam and ketoprofen?

Is there any synergism between diazepam and ketoprofen?

Not exactly: It would not be unusual to use the two medications together. They have additive effects not synergistic effects. For muscle pain the two medications would help in that the Ketoprofen decreases inflammation and the diazepam will help with smooth muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Ketoprofen?

Ketoprofen: Ketoprofen is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out). ...Read more

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Doctor told me to take Ketoprofen before 1 hour of meal, I've taken it after my meal for 15 days, I've another 15 days. Will it work if I take before?

Yes.: It is less irritating to the wall of the stomach if taken before your meal. Should be just as effective otherwise. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and ketoprofen?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and ketoprofen?

Advil (ibuprofen) ketoprofen: No- both are nsaid's and you will run the risk of ulceration. ...Read more

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Can diclofenac oral be mixed with ketoprofen/baclofen/lidocaine pain cream?

Can diclofenac oral be mixed with ketoprofen/baclofen/lidocaine pain cream?

See below: There are several compounding pharmacies that mix these medications. Unfortunately there are no good studies to support their efficacy, and they are very expensive. A good topical pain cream that is over the counter can be found at: www. Aculeve. Com. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac by pill and a cream with ketoprofen, baclofen, and lidocaine safe together?

Very safe and: Commonly used for both as a first-line agent for some neuropathic pain disorders, or as a second-line agent in combination with an anticonvulsant medication. Some clinicians advocate the use of baclofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac in the management of musculoskeletal pain problems and disorders. ...Read more

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How do I treat a severe rash from using C-Ketoprofen on my knee/leg?

How do I treat a severe rash from using C-Ketoprofen on my knee/leg?

Drug allergy: Stop all NSAIDS such as ibubrofen. Naproxen as there may be cross sensitivity. Avoid excessive heat, exposure to sunlight and scratching. Ok to press on itichy areas and apply OTC hydrocortisone, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or calamine cream. Take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Pepcid and if no better, see a doctor to get a steroid Rx. ...Read more

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Ortho says my painful/swelling ankle is fine and gave me ketoprofen. But every night my ankle is swollen again from day's walking. Is this normal?

Ortho says my painful/swelling ankle is fine and gave me ketoprofen. But every night my ankle is swollen again from day's walking. Is this normal?

Fine for Whom?: Maybe it's fine for him, but I would be getting another opinion. The question is to the probable reason for the swelling and pain. The answer is not "fine". ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) with a cream made of ketoprofen, baclofen, and lidocaine?

Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) with a cream made of ketoprofen, baclofen, and lidocaine?

Yes, w/ restrictions: It is safe to take those in combination assuming you do not have significant liver disease or are not a long time heavy drinker. Make sure you read ingredients of all the pills you take as some contain acetaminophen and that is not immediately apparent. Be certain to maintain good hydration and do not exceed 1000 mg of tylenol at one dose or more than 3500 mg in one day. Never over 4000 mg in 24hr ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Ketoprofen (Definition)

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