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Ketoprofen

Contributor(s): Molly Varga, Anna Meredith

Introduction

Name

  • Ketoprofen.

Class of drug

Description

Molecular formula

  • C16H14O3.

Molecular weight

  • 254.28.

Uses

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Indications

  • To control mild to moderate pain.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

NSAIDs
  • Do not administer concurrently.
  • Increased risk of GI ulceration.
  • Increased risk of convulsions (man).

Diuretics

  • Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

Anti-hypertensive agents

  • NSAIDs may antagonize the hypotensive effects of anti-hypertensives, eg beta-blockers.

Anti-coagulants

  • Do not administer concurrently.

Other substances

  • Do not mix with other substances in the same syringe.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2014) BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. 8th edn. BSAVA. ISBN: 9781905319657.
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate (2013) Veterinary Medicines Guidance Notes. Website:www.gov.uk/government/collections/veterinary-medicines-guidance-notes-vmgns.
  • Hawk C T & Leary S (1995) Formulary for Laboratory Animals. 2nd edn. Compiled by in association with ACLAM. Iowa State University Press, Ames.

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