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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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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

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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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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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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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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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