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Vedaprofen

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Kyle Braund


Introduction

Name

Vedaprofen

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID).

Uses

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Indications

  • Pain control and reduction of inflammation particularly associated with chronic musculo-skeletal disorders and soft tissue trauma.
  • Anti-pyretic action.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • May displace other protein-bound drugs, thereby increasing increase the risk of toxicity.

Nephrotoxic agents

  • Avoid the concurrent use of NSAIDs with other potentially nephrotoxic agents, eg aminoglycosides or diuretics.
  • Do not use with corticosteroids or other NSAIDs due to risk of gastrointestinal ulceration.
  • NSAIDs may antagonize the effects of anti-hypertensive agents, eg beta-blockers.
  • In man there is an increased risk of seizures if NSAIDs are administered with fluoroquinolones.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Bergman J G H Eet al(1997)Clinical efficacy of vedaprofen in dogs.Vet Q19(suppl 1), 828-829.
  • Bergman J G H E & Laar van P (1996)Field trials with vedaprofen in dogs.Vet Q19(suppl 1), 20.
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