Active Ingredient(s): Ketoprofen
FDA Approved: * September 24, 1993
Pharm Company: * WYETH PHARMS INC
Category: Arthritis

Ketoprofen is one of the propionic acid class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) with analgesic and antipyretic effects.[1] It acts by inhibiting the body's production of prostaglandin. It was patented in 1967 and approved for medical use in 1980.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Efficacy 2 Adverse effects 3 Mechanism 4 Available forms 5 Veterinary medicine 5.1 Administration 5.2 Ecological problems 6 See also 7 References 8 External links ... [wikipedia]

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