What is Ketoprofen?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Orudis SR Fastum Gel Orudis Gel Show all

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See also: Baclofen-cyclobenzaprine-ketoprofen-lidocaine cream Baclofen-gabapentin-ketoprofen-lidocaine topical Keto/Gaba/Lido Ketoprofen-gabapentin-amitriptyline topical

Prescription ketoprofen is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Prescription and nonprescription ketoprofen capsules are also used to relieve other types of pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 21 10
Inflammation 11 8
Joint pain 11 7
Fibromyalgia 3 1
Adult Still's disease 1 0

Show all 22 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 5
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ketoprofen

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding 1
Itching 1
Perforated stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ketoprofen

Dosage Patients
25 mg weekly 1
200 mg daily 1
200 mg twice daily 1
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Ketoprofen

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped taking Ketoprofen

Duration

Currently taking Ketoprofen

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Ketoprofen

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Ketoprofen and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Diclofenac (Voltaren Gel) 1
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There are no evaluations for Ketoprofen.