We deliver across India Medlife.com Upload Prescription Blog Health Articles Free Home Delivery *
Ketoflam P Tablet 10

Ketoflam P Tablet 10

Medlife

    • Rs. 87.00

    Uses :

    Flupirtine Flupirtine is used to treat severe ongoing pain caused due to arthritis and back pain. It is also used to treat severe chronic pain. Paracetamol Paracetamol is mainly used to relieve fever and mild to moderate pain. Paracetamol is used to treat the most common conditions such as headache, toothache, ear pain, joint pain, and pain during menstruation. It is also prescribed to treat the discomfort during feverish colds and flu.

    Mode of drug action


    Flupirtine Flupirtine is a derivative of non-opioid alkaloid. Its analgesic activity is by the partial agonist activity at mu-opioid receptors. It also acts on kappa-opioid receptor. Flupirtine binds to Mu and kappa receptors, which results in hyperpolarization and reduces neuronal excitability. Paracetamol Paracetamol belongs to the class of drugs known as antipyretics (fever reducing) and analgesics (painkiller). Paracetamol acts on the temperature-regulating region of the brain, which results in increased blood flow across the skin which causes sweating and heat loss thereby reducing fever. It acts as a painkiller by increasing the pain threshold.

    What are the common side effects?

    Paracetamol The most common side effects of paracetamol include allergic reactions such as redness, swelling or rash, low blood pressure and dizziness. Flupirtine The common side effects of Flupirtine are dry mouth, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and difficulty in emptying the urinary bladder, loss of appetite, nasal congestion, chest congestion, dry throat, and dry skin.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take Ketoflam P drug as prescribed. Avoid overdose and use the drug for not more than 2 weeks.

    • Before taking Ketoflam P inform the doctor regarding current health conditions like liver problems, alcohol abuse problems, etc.

    • Ketoflam P is contraindicated in pregnant and breastfeeding women as the safety of the drug is not been established in these people.

    • Stop taking the drug if there are signs of liver problem or any symptoms related to side effects of the drug. Itching, fatigue, and dizziness are few of the side effects of the drug.

    • It is not safe to drive or operate any machinery while on Ketoflam P as the patients may experience dizziness or fatigue, which are common side effects of the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is Flupirtine addictive? Yes, Flupirtine may be addictive; you should not take more than the prescribed dose.

    2. What if I overdose? Flupirtine belongs to the non-opioid group. Misuse or overdose of codeine may cause breathlessness or death. Seek medical advice immediately.

    3. Can I give Flupirtine to my 8-year-old child to treat tonsils? No, you should not give Flupirtine to children. Consult your doctor to know the risks and benefits of the drug.

    4. I am on Flupirtine since 3 days. I experience bowel obstruction. Can I discontinue the drug? Bowel obstruction is the common side effect of Flupirtine. Report it to the doctor if the condition may not get better in few days.

    5. Can I breastfeed my child while taking Flupirtine? No, you should not breastfeed while taking Flupirtine medicine, as it may affect the baby. Paracetamol

    1. Is paracetamol safe for my baby with tooth pain? Yes, paracetamol can relieve pain in infants and children. You must seek medical advice before giving the medication.

    2. Does paracetamol make me drowsy? No. But when, paracetamol is taken in the combination form then you may feel drowsy.

    3. Does paracetamol cause death? Yes, chronic use of paracetamol or overdose may severely damage the liver which may lead to death.

    4. Is paracetamol safe during pregnancy? Paracetamol alone is relatively safe but consult your doctor before taking the medication.

    5. Can paracetamol be safely used with other non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)? Yes, paracetamol is safe when taken with other NSAIDS. Take the drug only when prescribed.

    You may also like