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Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Flupirtine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 17, 2019

Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr is used for the treatment and prevention of nervous disorders, acute pain and other conditions.

On using this medication you may experience certain common as well as serious side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, trouble sleeping, liver impairment acute cholestatic hepatitis and increase in blood bilirubin. Should you experience any side effect have a word with your physician as soon as possible.

Avoid using this medication if you are using it with other medicines that may lead to liver injury and if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr. Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have risk of liver damage/liver failure/hepatitis, the patient is over 65 years of age, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby. Discontinue usage if you notice any sign of liver damage.

The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose is either 100 or 200 mg per day depending on the severity of the condition.

  • Allergy

  • Severe asthma and breathing problems

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

  • Gastro-intestinal bleeding

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Vasnerv p 100mg/325mg 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. The effect of this medicine on fetus is not clearly established and hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
  • 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. Please consult your doctor.
    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
    Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with 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.

Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr 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 Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from Asthma, skin rash, Fluid Retention and edema should use some other alternative of Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Limit the consumption of alcohol while using Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr in combination with Methotrexate, Warfarin, Corticosteroids and Antihypertensives.

Ques: What is Ketoflam 400Mg Tablet Sr?

Ans: Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr is a medication which has Flupirtine as an active ingredients present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the release of pain chemical messengers in the brain. It is also used to avoid muscle cramps and post-operative pain. Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr is used to treat conditions such as headache, menstrual cramps, nerve and skeletal pain.

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

Ans: Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of muscle cramps and post-operative pain. Besides these, it can also be used to treat conditions like headache, menstrual cramps, nerve and skeletal pain. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr to avoid undesirable effects.

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

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include abdominal bloating, mouth dryness, tremor and skin itching. Apart from these, using Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr may further lead to nausea, dizziness, fatigue and diarrhea. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

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

Ans: Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. A doctor should be consulted regarding the dosage of Ketoflam 400mg tablet sr. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

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

Ans: Ketoflam tablet sr is consumed through the mouth. 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 patients condition. The time will vary according to the severity of the condition. It is advised to follow the time period directed by your doctor to use this medication.

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

Ans: You can follow your normal diet under the usage of Ketoflam 400mg 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. If the severity of the condition is not reducing with the recommended doses, then consult your doctor for re-examining your condition.
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