Ketrox 10mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store below 30°C

Introduction

Ketrox 10mg Tablet is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain. It effectively alleviates pain, swelling, and fever. It should not be used for mild or long-term painful conditions.

Ketrox 10mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food to prevent stomach upset. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, and indigestion are some of the common side effects of this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness, or visual disturbances. Long-term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems. 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. 

Uses of Ketrox Tablet

Benefits of Ketrox Tablet

In Pain relief

Ketrox 10mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Ketrox Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ketrox

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Ketrox Tablet

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. Ketrox 10mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ketrox Tablet works

Ketrox 10mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ketrox 10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ketrox 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Ketrox 10mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ketrox 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ketrox 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, tired or drowsy, you may also get headaches, visual disturbances, vertigo or have difficulty sleeping. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ketrox 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ketrox 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ketrox 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ketrox 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ketrox 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ketrox 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs or symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Ketrox 10mg Tablet 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.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ketrox 10mg Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acetic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (acetic acid)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Ketrox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
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sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Ketrox 10mg Tablet an antibiotic or steroid?

No, Ketrox 10mg Tablet is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines. It is used to relieve moderate to severe pain and inflammation.

Q. Is Ketrox 10mg Tablet a good painkiller?

Ketrox 10mg Tablet is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used to provide relief from various sorts of pain, such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in the treatment of different types of arthritis and gout. Along with that, it can be used to reduce pain and inflammation which follows after a surgery.

Q. Is Ketrox 10mg Tablet safe?

Ketrox 10mg Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What should I do if I forget to take a dose of Ketrox 10mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Ketrox 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ketrox 10mg Tablet effective?

Ketrox 10mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ketrox 10mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What are the side effects of Ketrox 10mg Tablet?

Some common side effects associated with Ketrox 10mg Tablet include vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion. However, these side effects are usually not bothersome and resolve in some time. If they persist for a longer duration or worry you, consult your doctor.

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Country of origin: India

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