Ketoprofen has a local anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative and analgesic effect. In the form of a gel provides local therapeutic effect on the affected joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles.
In case of joint syndrome it causes alleviation of joint pain at rest and while moving, reduction of morning stiffness and joint swelling. It has no catabolic effect on joint cartilage.
It is slowly absorbed when applied topically. It practically does not accumulate in the body. The bioavailability of the gel is about 5%.
- Musculoskeletal diseases: Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis of peripheral joints and spine, rheumatic soft tissue lesions
- Muscular pain of rheumatic and non-rheumatic origin
- Traumatic soft tissue injuries without skin damage
100 g of gel contains:
the active ingredient:
ketoprofen 2.5 g,
ethyl alcohol 95% (ethanol),
carbomer 940 (carboxyvinyl polymer),
How to take, the dosage
The drug is applied externally. Once use 3-5 cm of the preparation (volume of a large cherry).
Depending on the size of the damaged area, apply the gel 2-3 times a day or as prescribed by the doctor, rubbing gently until completely absorbed.
The duration of treatment without a doctor’s consultation should not exceed 10 days.
The product should be applied only to intact skin.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. To avoid hypersensitivity and photosensitivity, it is recommended to avoid exposing the skin to sunlight during the course of treatment.
- High sensitivity to ketoprofen or other ingredients of the drug, acetylsalicylic acid or other NSAIDs,
- aspirin-induced asthma,
- pregnancy (III trimester),
- lactation period,
- childhood (under 6 years),
- dermal integrity disorders,
- soaking dermatoses,
children (under 6 years of age,
children (under 6 years of age),
pregnant pregnancy (III trimester).pregnancy (3rd trimester),
With caution: hepatic porphyria (exacerbation), gastrointestinal erosive and ulcerative lesions, severe liver and renal function disorders, chronic heart failure, bronchial asthma, elderly age, children under 12 years, pregnancy I and II trimester.
Allergic reactions, photosensitization.
In case of development of any undesirable phenomenon, consult a physician.
The extremely low systemic absorption of the active ingredients of the drug when applied topically makes overdosing almost impossible.
Ketoprofen should not be used in the third trimester of pregnancy.
There is no experience of using ketoprofen during lactation.
The use in the I and II trimesters is possible only after consultation with the doctor.
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|Conditions of storage|
In a dry, light-protected place at a temperature not exceeding 20 °C
gel for external use
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