Ketoprofen ERGeneric Alternative to Oruvail
What is a generic medication?
Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
100mg Extended Release Capsules
No generic is available for Oruvail 100mg.
- Manufactured by Sanofi Aventis
- Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
- Prescription Required
No generic is available for Oruvail 100mg.
200mg Extended Release Capsules
- Marketed as Oruvail SR in New Zealand
- Manufactured by Sanofi Aventis
- Product of New Zealand • Shipped from New Zealand
- Prescription Required
- Marketed as Ketoprofen SR in Canada
- Manufactured by AA Pharma
- Product of Canada • Shipped from Canada
- Prescription Required
Ketoprofen ER Drug Information
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Ketoprofen ER Drug Information
Ketoprofen ER Overview
Ketoprofen is used to relieve pain from various conditions. It also reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. Since the sustained-action form does not work right away, it is best used to treat ongoing conditions (such as arthritis). Other drugs or forms should be used when quick relief is needed (such as of toothache, headache, or menstrual pain). Ketoprofen ER is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking your body's production of certain natural substances that cause inflammation. This effect helps to decrease swelling, pain, or fever. If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain.
Ketoprofen ER Warnings
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including ketoprofen) may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. This effect can happen at any time while taking Ketoprofen ER but is more likely if you take it for a long time. The risk may be greater if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes). Do not take Ketoprofen ER right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG). Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of taking Ketoprofen ER. Ketoprofen ER may rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This effect can occur without warning at any time while taking Ketoprofen ER. Older adults may be at higher risk for this effect. (See also Precautions and Drug Interactions sections.)bloody or black/tarry stools, persistent stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, chest/jaw/left arm pain, shortness of breath, unusual sweating, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, slurred speech.
How to Use Ketoprofen ER
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start taking ketoprofen and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Ketoprofen ER by mouth, usually once daily with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters), or as directed by your doctor. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking Ketoprofen ER. If stomach upset occurs while taking Ketoprofen ER, take it with food, milk, or an antacid. Swallow Ketoprofen ER whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Dosage of Ketoprofen ER is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of stomach bleeding and other side effects, take Ketoprofen ER at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or take it for a longer time than prescribed. For ongoing conditions such as arthritis, continue taking Ketoprofen ER as directed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor or pharmacist. For certain conditions (such as arthritis), it may take up to 2 weeks of taking Ketoprofen ER regularly until you get the full benefit. Tell your doctor if your condition worsens or if your pain is not relieved.
Ketoprofen ER Precautions
Before taking ketoprofen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. Ketoprofen ER may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before taking Ketoprofen ER, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,asthma (including a history of worsening breathing after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), bleeding or clotting problems, blood disorders (such as anemia), heart disease (such as previous heart attack), high blood pressure, liver disease, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), throat/stomach/intestinal problems (such as bleeding, heartburn, ulcers), stroke, swelling of the ankles/feet/hands. Kidney problems can sometimes occur with the use of NSAID medications, including ketoprofen. Problems are more likely to occur if you are dehydrated, have heart failure or kidney disease, are an older adult, or if you take certain medications (see also Drug Interactions section). Drink plenty of fluids as directed by your doctor to prevent dehydration and tell your doctor right away if you have a change in the amount of urine. Ketoprofen ER may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). This medicine may cause stomach/intestinal bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Ketoprofen ER may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug, especially bleeding in the stomach/intestines, kidney problems, and worsening heart problems. Taking high doses for a long time may increase this risk. Before using Ketoprofen ER, women of childbearing age should talk with their doctor(s) about the benefits and risks (such as miscarriage, trouble getting pregnant). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. During pregnancy, Ketoprofen ER should be used only when clearly needed. It is not recommended for use during the first and last trimesters of pregnancy due to possible harm to the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. It is unknown if Ketoprofen ER passes into breast milk or may harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Ketoprofen ER Misdose
If you miss a dose of Ketoprofen ER, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Ketoprofen ER Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.aliskiren, ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor blockers (such as valsartan, losartan), corticosteroids (such as prednisone), lithium, methotrexate, other medications that may affect the kidneys (including cidofovir), "water pills" (diuretics such as furosemide). Ketoprofen ER may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. Examples include anti-platelet drugs such as clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as dabigatran/enoxaparin/warfarin, among others. Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many medications contain pain relievers/fever reducers (aspirin, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen or naproxen). These drugs are similar to ketoprofen and may increase your risk of side effects if taken together. However, if your doctor has directed you to take low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams a day), you should continue taking the aspirin unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. Daily use of ketoprofen may decrease aspirin's ability to prevent heart attack/stroke. Talk to your doctor about using a different medication (such as acetaminophen) to treat pain/fever. If you must take ketoprofen, talk to your doctor about possibly taking immediate-release aspirin (not enteric-coated/EC) and then taking your ketoprofen at a different time after your aspirin. Do not increase your daily dose of aspirin or change the way you take aspirin/other medications without your doctor's approval.
Ketoprofen ER Side Effects
What are Ketoprofen ER side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Ketoprofen ER may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Ketoprofen ER as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Ketoprofen ER
The side effects of Ketoprofen ER may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Ketoprofen ER. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Ketoprofen ER may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Ketoprofen ER, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Ketoprofen ER.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Ketoprofen ER, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Ketoprofen ER and the side effects associated with Ketoprofen ER are described in the following:
Common Ketoprofen ER Side Effects
- body fluid retention
- gastric acid hypersecretory conditions
- headache disorder
- abdominal pain with cramps
Less Frequent Ketoprofen ER Side Effects
- mood changes
- blurred vision
- visual changes
- aphthous stomatitis
- altered mental status
- skin rash
Rare or Very Rare Ketoprofen ER Side Effects
- hemolytic anemia
- increased risk of bleeding due to coagulation disorder
- thrombocytopenic disorder
- neutropenic disorder
- acute confusion
- peripheral neuropathy
- retinal hemorrhage
- dry eye
- ocular pain
- acute myocardial infarction
- cardiac arrhythmia
- chronic heart failure
- cerebrovascular accident
- laryngeal edema
- bronchospastic pulmonary disease
- esophageal ulcer
- gastric ulcer
- peptic ulcer
- gastrointestinal perforation
- gastrointestinal ulcer
- drug-induced hepatitis
- acute pancreatitis
- bloody stools
- gastrointestinal hemorrhage
- nephrotic syndrome
- interstitial nephritis
- renal failure
- kidney disease with reduction in GFR
- abnormal vaginal bleeding
- allergic dermatitis
- bullous dermatitis
- toxic epidermal necrolysis
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- exfoliative dermatitis
- pruritus of skin
- nail disorders
- memory impairment
- chest tightness
- bloody vomit
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- hearing loss
- mouth irritation
- skin photosensitivity
- weight loss
Ketoprofen ER Storage
Store at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Ketoprofen ER when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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