Ketoprofen Oral Capsule 50Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ketoprofen: Oral capsule (50mg)

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Ketoprofen 50mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3193 93 3193 
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Ketoprofen 50mg Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 4070 MYLAN 4070 

What is this Medicine?

KETOPROFEN (kee toe PROE fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat mild to moderate pain. This medicine may be used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, or painful monthly periods.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ketoprofen: Oral capsule(50mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule

NDC: 000933193
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Dysmenorrhea, Myalgia, Mild Pain, Arthralgia, Dental Pain, Moderate Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bone Pain, Migraine Prophylaxis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gouty Arthritis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_2478.JPG
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3193 93 3193 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule

Hemolysis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gynecomastia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Belching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysphoria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Blistery Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Brain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fatty Change Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rhinitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retinal Pigment Changes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Onycholysis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nightmares Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Laryngeal Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nephrotic Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Diabetes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hole In Intestines Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule(Ketoprofen)
Alcohol and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ketoprofen)
Side effects from this drug may get worse if you drink alcohol-containing drinks. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. It is best to limit or avoid alcohol containing drinks while taking this drug, even with short term use. Many non-prescription products for headaches, pain, arthritis, or sinus pain contain drugs that may cause stomach problems along with alcohol; closely read labels before taking any medicines with alcohol-containing drinks.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule(Ketoprofen)
Tobacco and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ketoprofen)
Side effects from Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may get worse if you use tobacco-containing products such as cigarettes. If you have persistent stomach upset, vomit blood or what looks like coffee grounds, or have black, tarry stools, contact your health care provider immediately. Many non-prescription products contain NSAIDs; closely read labels before taking any medicines. Eye or Skin products containing NSAIDs should not interact with tobacco.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Ketoprofen 50mg Capsule(Ketoprofen)
Marijuana and Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (systemic)(Ketoprofen)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs may be used together. In therory, the actions of Marijuana, Medical may be decreased if you take Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). However, the importance of this interaction is not known. Patients receiving this drug combination may notice decreased euphoria and heart rate.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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