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Ketoprofen Topical

Information

Uses

Ketoprofen Topical is used in rheumatic pain, myalgia and musculo-skeletal pain.

How it works

Ketoprofen topical is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of prostaglandin, that causes allergy symptoms and inflammation (swelling and redness).

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness

Available Medicine

  • ₹314
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹197
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹93
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹30
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹240 to ₹375
    Ark Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Do not apply the gel on broken or injured skin.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, genitals and mucous membranes and rinse with cold water in case of accidental contact.
  • Avoid exposure to bright sunlight, sunlamps or sun beds during topical treatment, and for two weeks after stopping treatment.
  • If you develop a skin rash while using this medicine, stop using it and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 10 days of use.
  • Ketoprofen topical should not be used in children. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to ketoprofen, aspirin, other NSAIDs or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions

Ketoprofen Topical

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.

Content on this page was last updated on 30 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)