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Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Flupirtine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

This medication is used for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain, headache, nerve pain, post-operative pain and pain during menstruation. The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition.

Avoid using this medication if you have a liver injury or hepatitis. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance. Exercise caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby.

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

  • Headache

  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Diabetic Nerve Pain

  • Menstrual Cramps

Some of the side effects that may be observed in patients are:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    The tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    The dose may need to be decreased in patients with underlying kidney disease.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is an analgesic which works by upregulating Bcl-2, increasing glutathione level, activating an important potassium channel, and delaying calcium retention capacity loss of inter-mitochondrial membrane. It also acts like a NMDA receptor antagonist without binding to the receptor.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Limit the consumption of alcohol while using this drug.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medicine in combination with methotrexate, warfarin, corticosteroids and antihypertensives.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from asthma, skin rash, fluid retention and edema should use some other alternative.

Ques: What is Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr?

Ans: Ketoflam tablet sr is a medication which has Flupirtine as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the release of pain chemical messengers in the brain.

Ques: What are the uses of Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr?

Ans: Ketoflam 400mg sr is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of muscle cramps and post-operative pain.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr?

Ans: Abdominal bloating, mouth dryness, tremor and skin itching are common side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr?

Ans: Ketoflam 400mg sr should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The onset of action of this medication will not alter in any way on taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to take this medication at a fixed time in a day. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Ques: How long do I need to use Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This tablet will take around 1 day to improve the patient's condition.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: You can follow your normal diet under the usage of Ketoflam sr. Avoidance of any specific food product is not required. Though staying away from practices like drinking and smoking can improve your health.

Ques: Will Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: There is no need to take Ketoflam more than its recommended doses. Taking an overdose of this medication may trigger side effects.
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