fbpx

KETOPROFEN
KETOPROFEN FORTE
KETOPROFEN RETARD

Ketoprofen
Capsules 50 mg
Film-coated tablets
100 mg
Prolonged-release tablets
150 mg; 200 mg
Cream 30 g, 5%

ATC М01АЕ03
Prescription-only medicine
Reimburse by Health Insurance Fund

POSOLOGY AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

Capsules

The capsules should be administered together with food. The usual dosage for adults at rheumatic diseases is 1 capsule in the morning, 1 in the afternoon and 2 capsules in the evening or four times daily of 1 capsule.

The following combination is also possible: in the morning and in the afternoon 1 capsule and in the evening 1 suppository.

At elderly persons, the dosage should be adapted upon age.

Patients with disturbed kidney function should decrease the dosage to 33-50%.

For the treatment of pain and dysmenorrhea, the usual dosage for adults is 25-50 mg ketoprofen every 6-8 hours, if it is necessary. The maximal daily dose is 300 mg.

Film Coated Tablets 100 mg (KETOPROFEN FORTE)

The tablets should be administered together with food. The usual dosage for adults is 3 tablets daily, into a time interval of 8 hours.

Prolonged Release Tablets 150mg; 200 mg (KETOPROFEN RETARD)

The tablets should be administered together with food or after a meal. The usual dosage for adults at rheumatic diseases is 1-2 retard tablets, which are administered into a time interval of 12 hours. In elderly patients, a dosage decrease is required.

Cream

The cream is applied on the painful site three to four times daily with slight rubbing.


Medicine’s information on this web page is only a short description of its characteristics. Do not take them as recommendations for self-treatment of your health condition.

You must inform your physician and pharmacist and follow their recommendations before you use the medicine for treatment. Always read carefully the patient information leaflet.

Description

COMPOSITION

Each capsule contains 50 mg ketoprofen.
Each forte, film coated tablet, contains 100 mg ketoprofen.
Each retard, prolonged release tablet contains 150 mg ketoprofen.
Each retard, prolonged release tablet tablet contains 200 mg ketoprofen.
Each g cream contains 50 mg ketoprofen.

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS

Ketoprofen is indicated into the therapy for the following diseases:
– rheumatic arthritis,
– osteoarthrosis,
– ankylosing spondylitis,
– acute attack of uric arthritis (gout),
– other rheumatic diseases (tendinitis, bursitis, capsulitis, synovitis).
Also, ketoprofen is indicated at painful conditions such as:
– syndrome of painful shoulder,
– spondylosis,
– lumboischialgia,
– migraine,
– postoperative and postpartum pains,
– pains during malignant processes,
– dysmenorrhea,
– post-traumatic conditions (contusion and distortion).
Ketoprofen cream is indicated for symptomatic treatment of contusions and tendon and muscle extensions.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Ketoprofen is contraindicated at hypersensitivity to the drug and excipients, at patients with active peptic ulcer or bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract. The drug cannot be applied at hypersensitive persons to other NSAIDs and aspirin. It cannot be administered at pregnant women, breastfeeding women, children up to 15 years of age and persons with heavy damage of the liver and kidneys.
The contraindications for the cream are skin lesions, known allergic skin reactions to ketoprofen, tiaprofenic acid, fenofibrate, sun care products or perfumes.

PACKAGING

Box with 20 capsules of 50 mg (2 blisters x 10 capsules)
Box with 20  film-coated tablets of 100 mg (2 blisters x 10 film-coated tablets)
Box with 30  film-coated tablets of 100 mg (3 blisters x 10 film-coated tablets)
Box with 20 prolonged-release tablets of 150 mg (2 blisters x 10 prolonged-release tablets)
Box with 30 prolonged-release tablets of 150 mg (3 blisters x 10 prolonged-release tablets)
Box with 20 prolonged-release tablets of 200 mg (2 blisters x 10 prolonged-release tablets)
Box with 30 prolonged-release tablets of 200 mg (3 blisters x 10 prolonged-release tablets)