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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

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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Is orudis kt still available?

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 In 2006, the fda issued a statement that Orudis kt was "not withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety or effectiveness."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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Where can I buy orudis kt?

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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Is orudis kt effective for pain?

Orudis KT: Yes this can be quite effective. It is a NSAID and they have both ant-iinflammatory and analgesia effects. ...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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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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Son has sinus infection use orutis or orudis. What is this?

Orudis: This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory nsaid) like Motrin and Aleve (naproxen) etc... ...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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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

What kind of allergy medicine is best for children under 3 years old, with bad allergy probelms?

Antihistamine: Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are approved for age 6m and older. But speak with your doctor before giving this medication to your child. ...Read more

Orudis Allergy (Definition)

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: ...Read more


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