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Ketoprofen Ec
(Generic alternative to Orudis EC)

Formulation : Delayed Release Tablet

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No Brand Alternative Available

No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec used for?

Orudis EC is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used to relieve pain and inflammation by reducing certain hormones in the body. Orudis EC is often specifically used to treat the pain and inflammation that is caused by arthritis, as well as menstrual pain. Orudis EC is similar to regular Orudis in that it is the same medication; however, it differs in that it has an enteric coating, which determines where it is absorbed in the digestive system.

How should Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec be stored?

Orudis EC tablets should be stored in an area that is at room temperature and protected from light, heat and moisture. Keep Orudis EC in a place that cannot be accessed by children or pets.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Orudis EC/Ketoprofen Ec ?

Orudis EC is prescription medication that should be taken exactly as it has been outlined on your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your healthcare provider for more information. If your doctor schedules any appointments to monitor your health progress, ensure that you attend all of these appointments.

When should Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec not be taken?

Do not take Orudis EC if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, or any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including aspirin.

What precautions should I follow when taking Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec ?

Before you begin taking Orudis EC, notify your doctor if any of the following apply to you: you have asthma, you have polyps in your nose, you smoke, you have liver disease, you have kidney disease, you have heart disease, you have congestive heart failure, you have high blood pressure, you have a history of blot clots, you have a history of heart attacks, you have a history of stroke, you have a history of stomach ulcers and bowel problems, or if you have a history of diverticulosis.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec ?

While you are taking Orudis EC, avoid using any other medications (including non prescription cold medications) without talking to your doctor first. Drinking alcohol while taking this medication is not recommended; it may increase the severity of certain side effects, including stomach bleeding.

When should Orudis EC /Ketoprofen Ec not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance; black, bloody, or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vo

Common Side Effects: blurred vision; dizziness, headache, nervousness; upset stomach, mild heartburn or stomach pain, bloating, gas; diarrhea, constipation; skin itching or rash; dry mouth; increased sweating, runny nose; or ringing in your ears.

Other: None.