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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Ketoprofen (Overview)

Ketoprofen is a pain medication.


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

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

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Ketoprofen (Overview)

Ketoprofen 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

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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?

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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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 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 pregnant women take Ketoprofen?

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