Ketotop

Ketotop

ketoprofen

Manufacturer:

Handok Inc

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Ketoprofen.
Description
KETOTOP contains 30mg of ketoprofen for transdermal application.
KETOTOP is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug with analgesic and antipyretic properties, showing steady, strong and prolonged efficacy thanks to its unique and rapid absorption rate through skin.
The chemical name for ketoprofen is 2-(3-benzoylphenyl)propionic acid.
Indications/Uses
KETOTOP is indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of the following: arthritis deformans (rheumatoid arthritis); periarthritis humelo-scapularis (frozen, painful or stiff shoulder); peritendinitis, tendinitis; muscular pain; pain, swelling resulted from trauma (contusion, distorsion etc.)
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 piece of KETOTOP should be applied to the affected part 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 antiinflammatory drug induced asthma or other allergic-type reactions.
Bronchial asthma patients should be cautiously administered.
Special Precautions
Treatment of this preparation is not a causal-therapy but a symptomatic-therapy.
In case of using for treatment of inflammation followed 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.
Others: Do not use for eye and mucosa.
Temporary pain or irritation of skin may occur when the epidermis is deficient. In such a case, it should be administered cautiously.
Do not use for occlusive dressing technique.
Use in Children: It is not established whether using ketoprofen for children is safe or not.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
It is not established whether using ketoprofen in pregnancy is safe or not. Therefore avoid the wide or excessive use during the prolonged term.
Adverse Reactions
The skin: Occasionally redness, rashes, pruritus, dryness and irritation, and rarely swelling may occur. If these symptoms are serious, treatment with this preparation should be discontinued.
Hypersensitivity reaction: Rarely anaphylactoid reaction (urticaria, dyspnea etc.) may occur. If these symptoms appeared, treatment with this preparation should be discontinued.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at room temperature. Avoid 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 7's.
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