Definition of Ketoprofen

1. Noun. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail).




Definition of Ketoprofen

1. Noun. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, derived from propionic acid, that has analgesic and antipyretic effects and acts by inhibiting the body's production of prostaglandin. ¹

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Medical Definition of Ketoprofen

1. 3-benzoyl-alpha-methylbenzeneacetic acid. An ibuprofen-type anti-inflammatory analgesic and antipyretic. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Chemical name: Benzeneacetic acid, 3-benzoyl-alpha-methyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ketoprofen

ketonemic
ketones
ketonic
ketonimine
ketonimine dyes
ketonization
ketonuria
ketonurias
ketopantoic
ketopantoic acid
ketopentose
ketopentoses
ketophenylbutazone
ketophosphonate
ketophosphonates
ketoprofen (current term)
ketopyranose
ketopyranoses
ketoreductase
ketoreductases
ketorolac
ketorolac tromethamine
ketos
ketose
ketose-1-phosphate aldolase
ketose reductase
ketoses
ketosis
ketosis-prone diabetes
ketosis-resistant diabetes

Literary usage of Ketoprofen

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1. Presidents List of Articles Which May Be Designated Or Modified As Eligible by Richard Witherspoon (1994)
"The first generic formulation of ketoprofen was approved in late 1992. ... The company's exports of ketoprofen to the United States in 1993 are expected to ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... ibuprofen, ketoprofen, magnesium salicylate, naproxen sodium, and sodium salicylate) alone or in combination shall bear ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Each milliliter of sterile aqueous solution contains 100 milligrams of ketoprofen. (b) Sponsor. See 000856 in 21 CFR 510.600(c) of this chapter. ..."

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