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Orudis

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Generic Name: Ketoprofen
Product Name: Orudis

Indication

Ketoprofen is used in the symptomatic treatment of:

Action

Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs relieve pain and inflammation by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins, which have an important involvement in the production of inflammation, pain and fever in the body.

Dose advice

Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis:

  • 100?200 mg orally once daily.
  • Alternatively a 100mg suppository can be given at bedtime.

Superficial sporting injuries:

  • Apply topical Ketoprofen to the affected area 2-4 times a day.

Schedule

S4

Common side effects

Uncommon side effects

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 1 January, 1970

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