How was your experience with Ketoprofen?

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What tips would you provide a friend before taking Ketoprofen?

What are you taking Ketoprofen for?

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  • Other
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Osteoarthritis

How long have you been taking it?

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  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

How well did Ketoprofen work for you?

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How likely would you be to recommend Ketoprofen to a friend?

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Ketoprofen Cautionary Labels


Uses of Ketoprofen


Ketoprofen is used in the treatment of:

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Osteoarthritis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ketoprofen Brand Names

Ketoprofen may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Ketoprofen Drug Class

Ketoprofen is part of the drug class:

Ketoprofen Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Ketoprofendrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ketoprofen and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Ketoprofen falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Ketoprofen should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Ketoprofen should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Ketoprofen Dosage

Take ketoprofen exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Ketoprofen dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Ketoprofen is available in the following doses:

  • Ketamine/ketoprofen/lidocaine Topical 5.525 G-5.525 G-2.48 G/114 G Topical Cream
  • Ketoprofen 100 Mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release
  • Ketoprofen 12.5 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Ketoprofen 150 Mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release
  • Ketoprofen 200 Mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release
  • Ketoprofen 25 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Ketoprofen 50 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Ketoprofen 75 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Ketoprofen Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Ketoprofen is available in the following forms:

  • Extended Release Capsule
  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Tablet
  • Rectal Suppository
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Gel