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Overview

Aspifast Gel side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Aspifast Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Aspifast Gel works

Aspifast Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Aspifast Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aspifast Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Aspifast Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Aspifast Gel to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Aspifast Gel.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Aspifast Gel as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aspifast

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I have been continuing Tazloc 40 and Metpure xl 25 since 2014 cos at that timd my blood pressure was 160/100 shall i need to change the medicine?? Also i have rheumatic pain please suggest
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Yes u need to change
Suffering from Rheumatic pain since last ten years pain in hand subsided now problem with leg below kneeroll unable to walk
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a Rheumatologist In-person for detailed examination
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FAQs

Q. Is ketoprofen safe?

Ketoprofen gel is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does ketoprofen contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine?

No, ketoprofen does not contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine.

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References
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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 759-60.
  3. Ketoprofen. Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire: A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale SRL; 1993 [revised 28 Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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