Ketofen 10%

NSAID – Ketoprofen

Description

PDF Product Sheet KETOFEN

Composition                           

Each ml contains:

Ketoprofen 10mg/ml
Characteristics

Ketoprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) belonging to the propionic acid subclass of carboxylic acid derivative NSAID’s. Ketoprofen exerts three main pharmacological effects that are common to all NSAID’s; Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic. The primary mechanics of action is inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis through interference with the cyclooxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism. Ketoprofen has been shown to have potent activity against acute and chronic inflammation in the classical models of inflammation.

Indications

For short-term treatment (up to 5 days) of acute painful, inflammatory conditions in dogs and cats due to osteoarthritis or musculo-skeletal disorders (including but not limited to hip dysplasia, trauma, dislocation, strain, disc disease, spondylosis, panosteitis and swelling) symptomatic treatment of fever and management of post-surgical pain in dogs. Also for longer-term treatment of chronic pain in dogs due to osteoarthritis or musculo-skeletal disorders.