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LUPIFLEX 4 TABLET

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Composition FOR LUPIFLEX

Ketoprofen(50mg),Thiocolchicoside(4mg)

food interaction for LUPIFLEX

alcohol interaction for LUPIFLEX

pregnancy interaction for LUPIFLEX

lactation interaction for LUPIFLEX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ketoprofen with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Lupiflex 4 tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Lupiflex 4 tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR LUPIFLEX

Ketoprofen(50mg)

Uses

Ketoprofen is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

How it works

Ketoprofen 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).

Common side effects

Thiocolchicoside(4mg)

Uses

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation

How it works

Thiocolchicoside works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Common side effects

Abdominal cramp, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Influenza like symptoms, Nausea, Weakness

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LUPIFLEX 4 TABLET

Patients taking LUPIFLEX 4 TABLET

  • 57%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LUPIFLEX

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR LUPIFLEX

  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not drive or operate any machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with ketoprofen.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking ketoprofen as it may cause serious side effects.
  • Caution should be taken when giving ketoprofen to children younger than 18 years or elderly 65 years of age or older.

Frequently asked questions FOR LUPIFLEX

Ketoprofen

Q.

Is ketoprofen safe?
Ketoprofen is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your docto

Q.

Is ketoprofen a blood thinner?
No, ketoprofen is not a blood thinner

Q.

Is ketoprofen a controlled substance?
No, ketoprofen is not a controlled substance

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Is ketoprofen the same as ibuprofen?
Both ketoprofen and ibuprofen belongs to the same class, i.e non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response

Q.

Can I take ketoprofen with Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), hydrocodone, ibuprofen, paracetamol, or tramadol?
Ibuprofen should not be given with ketoprofen. It is not reported to interact with Aspirin, Tylenol, Vicodin, hydrocodone, paracetamol, or tramadol. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

Q.

Does ketoprofen contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine?
No, ketoprofen does not contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine

Q.

Does ketoprofen cause drowsiness?
Yes, ketoprofen may cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

Thiocolchicoside

Q.

Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q.

Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

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What is thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an add-on treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to the spinal column.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Recently, there have been reports that one of the products formed in the body when taking thiocolchicoside at high doses may cause damage to the some cells which could be a risk factor for cancer, harm to unborn child and impairment of male fertility. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q.

How does thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe in pregnancy?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered to be safe during pregnancy. it must not be used during entire pregnancy period. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed this medicine during pregnancy or you are planning for the same. Its use is not advised in women of childbearing age especially if they are not taking any contraceptive measures also.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe in lactation?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered safe during lactation (breastfeeding). Please consult your doctor if you are advised to take this medicine and you are breastfeeding the baby.

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Is thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, thiocolchicoside does not have any addiction potential.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)