Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR

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Primarily used for

Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache, Nerve pain
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10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ketoflam Tablet SR

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Uses of Ketoflam Tablet SR

Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR is used in treatment of musculo-skeletal pain, headache, nerve pain, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Ketoflam Tablet SR

Common

Fatigue, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal bloating, Itching, Tremor.

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How to use Ketoflam Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ketoflam Tablet SR works

Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Ketoflam Tablet SR

Expert advice for Ketoflam Tablet SR

  • Ketoflam is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Ketoflam if
    • You have an underlying liver disease
    • You take alcohol regularly
    • You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Get your liver function tests done before starting Ketoflam and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Ketoflam and immediately inform your doctor if you get any symptoms of liver disease like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or yellow colored urine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ketoflam 400mg Tab
let SR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in pati
ents with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Flupirtine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ketoflam 400mg Tablet SR

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Yes, Ketoflam is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Ketoflam is yet to get formal regulatory approval for this condition. Fibromyalgia is a disease that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and depression.
Q. What is the benefit of using Ketoflam with paracetamol?
Both Ketoflam and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Ketoflam, pain relief is better as compared to single drug use. However, both can cause liver toxicity, so monitoring of liver function is very important when taken together.
Yes, Ketoflam causes liver toxicity. Use of Ketoflam is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Ketoflam can be used for the relief of pain associated with osteorthritis and post orthopedic surgery pain. It is especially useful for patients who cannot take NSAIDs because of the risk of NSAID-induced gastritis.
There have been case reports that Ketoflam causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Ketoflam is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Ketoflam for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Ketoflam like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Ketoflam. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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