Ketotop

Ketotop

ketoprofen

Manufacturer:

Handok

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoprofen.
Description
Ketotop contains 30mg of ketoprofen for transdermal application.
Ketotop is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug with pain relieving and fever reducing properties with unique and rapid absorption rate through skin.
Ketotop is rectangle shaped plaster having rounded corners, coated with transparent or opalescent adhesive onlight beige coloured lint fabric and mounted on a protective liner.
Indications/Uses
Ketotop is indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of the following: swollen and painful joints; stiff shoulders and shoulder pain; Inflammation of tendons; Muscular pain; pain; swelling resulting from trauma.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 plaster of Ketotop should be applied to the affected area twice daily.
Contraindications
Ketotop is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to it, Ketotop should not be given to patients in whom aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug induced asthma or other allergic-type reactions. Ketotop should be cautiously administered in patients with bronchial asthma patients.
Special Precautions
Things the patient must do: In case of using for treatment of inflammation following skin infection, appropriate antibacterial or antifungal agent should be administered cautiously at the same time, because effects of ketoprofen may mask the usual signs and symptoms of skin infection.
Things to be careful of: Treatment of this preparation is not a causal - therapy but a symptomatic therapy. Do not use for eye and mucosa. Do not use for occlusive dressing technique.
Side Effects
Skin: Occasionally redness, rashes, pruritus, dryness and irritation, and rarely swelling may occur. If these symptoms are serious, treatment should be discontinued.
Hypersensitivity reaction: Rarely serious hypersensitivity reaction (hives, shortness of breathing etc.) may occur. If these symptoms appeared, treatment with this preparation should be discontinued.
The patient may report any side effects or adverse drug reactions directly to the National Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835490, or visiting the website npra.moh.gov.my
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Caution For Usage
Disposal: Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask the pharmacist how to dispose of medicines which are no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
Storage
Store at 30°C. Avoid from direct light.
ATC Classification
M02AA10 - ketoprofen ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory preparations for topical use. Used in the treatment of joint and muscular pains.
Presentation/Packing
Plaster 30 mg x 6's, 7's.
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